JOB: The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the Psychology Department at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure track fac

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the Psychology Department at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Counselor Education Program to begin September 2013.

The Counselor Education Program at Eastern Washington University is committed to the selection, training, supervision, and professional success of students in the Master’s of Science in Applied Psychology, School Counseling emphasis, in keeping with the high standards established by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program offers a structured sequence of curricular and clinical experiences with an emphasis on closely supervised training experiences both at the University and in the community. During their training, students contribute over 15,000 hours each year in direct service at community mental health agencies, local schools, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and community agencies.

Eastern has a proud history of providing education to a high percentage of first generation college students, often from under-represented and lower socioeconomic communities, a tradition which the Counselor Education program maintains. Thus, counselor training occurs in a learning community that is intentionally focused on both skills development and personal growth of the counselor-in-training. In this way, Counselor Education fulfills its purpose of preparing competent and caring professional counselors to meet the needs of diverse urban and rural communities. The selected candidate will join a committed and enthusiastic counselor education faculty.

This position is expected to:
1) Coordinate the School Counseling emphasis of the Master’s program, which includes but is not limited to Chairing PEAB meetings and conducting practicum and internship site visits in the surrounding region.
2) Teaching activities include the following related responsibilities:
a. Typical workload for this position will involve 36 credits per academic year, subject to Department needs, at both EWU’s main campus in Cheney, WA and Riverpoint campus located nearby in Spokane, WA
b. Teach courses in the CACREP accredited program such as, Professional School Counseling, Law for School Counselors, Practicum and Internship courses, and/or other courses that fulfill the need of the Department and Program
c. Although not expected, there may be opportunities for Summer quarter instruction
d. Advising students who are declared majors on Department, College, and University requirements and career opportunities
3. Participate in the leadership of local, state, and regional professional organizations
4. Pursue productive research, scholarship and/or creative activities, including professional activities leading to publication, performance, and/or formal presentation in the field
5. Pursue research funding through grant development
6. Mentor student research
7. Collaborate with colleagues in utilization of creativity and best practice knowledge in curriculum development, classroom instruction, and student supervision.

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin after 11/26/2012. To be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted through the online portal by the screening date. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Ph.D. in Counselor Education, from a CACREP accredited program; ABD candidates may be considered (PhD must be conferred by 1/1/2014 for this position which begins 9/16/2013);

2) Teaching experience is required at least at the T.A. (or G.A.) level; preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more years teaching experience at the instructor/lecturer level

3) Holds a current school counselor certificate or is certificate eligible as a certified school counselor in the state of Washington; certificate eligible candidates must obtain certification no later than one year following start date

4) Commitment to an active research program

5) Competent with and experienced using, database, email, and other forms of instruction technology

6) Demonstrated high degree of interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in School Counseling

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