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Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the online faculty application and upload the following: 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Research and Teaching Statements 4. Names and Contact Information for at least 3 references 5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness via course evaluations or summaries Application review will begin December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, Associate Professor of Counseling, Search Committee Chair at rdedmond@gwu.edu

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001239
Academic Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development
Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Administrative Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development
Discipline Education
Specialty:
Contract Type: Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 08/01/2018-05/31/2021
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University is the largest university in the Nation’s Capital and is located in the heart of Washington DC. Located just four blocks from the White House, GWU is at the center of U.S. government, policy and law. This location provides an unparalleled opportunity to study, teach and learn among leaders and practitioners in every discipline, taking part in work that shapes the local DC community, the nation, and the world.

The Department of Counseling and Human Development (CHD) is one of five departments in The Graduate School of Education and Human Development and currently houses 11 full-time faculty. The department offers master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and School Counseling. The CHD also houses a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. All programs are CACREP accredited. The department is housed at the Foggy Bottom campus in Washington, and also provides programs at the graduate education center in Alexandria (School Counseling), and online (Rehabilitation Counseling) in addition to its on campus programs. Current CHD faculty research agendas focus on trauma and its co-morbidities, forensic rehabilitation and rehabilitation counseling, the transition to high school, ethics in counselor education, employment processes for individuals living with chronic illness, health disparities in at risk populations, Asian immigrant experiences and violence; and child and adolescent development.

We invite applications for a full-time, tenure accruing nine-month faculty position in counseling and human development at the assistant/associate level. The successful candidate will be able to bridge the disciplines of counseling and human development in school settings and scholarly focus is open.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain a systematic program of research

• Teach 5 courses per academic year according to department needs. Finalists for the position must be able to teach core courses in the School Counseling curriculum.
• Advise master’s students in the School Counseling Program and doctoral students in the Counselor Education and Supervision Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants should have:
(1) An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program by date of appointment OR an earned doctorate in a related discipline with at least one full time year as a counselor educator in CACREP programs prior to 2013.
(2) Demonstrate excellence in effective supervision of master’s and doctoral level students as evidenced by peer or student evaluation;.
(3) Exhibit promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching or have a demonstrated record of sustained excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement.
(4) Demonstrated record of sustained excellence in research, teaching and scholarly achievement.
(5) Licensed, or license eligible, for LPC in the District of Columbia or Virginia.

Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete the online faculty application and upload the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research and Teaching Statements
4. Names and Contact Information for at least 3 references
5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness via course evaluations or summaries

Application review will begin December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, Associate Professor of Counseling, Search Committee Chair at rdedmond@gwu.edu

Department Link:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/47320

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and Contact Information for References
  4. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
  5. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have or will you have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program by date of appointment OR an earned doctorate in a related discipline with at least one full time year as a counselor educator in CACREP programs prior to 2013?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have demonstrated excellence in effective supervision of master’s and doctoral level students as evidenced by peer or student evaluation?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Do you exhibit promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching or have a demonstrated record of sustained excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Do you have a demonstrated record of sustained excellence in research, teaching and scholarly achievement?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Are you licensed, or license eligible, for LPC in the District of Columbia or Virginia?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have experience in a P-12 school setting?
    • yes
    • no