|Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
|Terms of Employment:
|This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 26, 2024. There is also an opportunity for summer teaching. Starting salary is competitive.
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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) Department of Counseling and Human Services invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Our program is comprised of two Master’s-level, CACREP-accredited programs (School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling). We are proud of the fact that we are the oldest CACREP-accredited program in Wisconsin, having first earned accreditation in 1992. As a program, we believe strongly in the relationships that we cultivate and model for students. We emphasize developing counseling practitioners who are reflective, self-aware, creative, and adaptable. We intentionally develop classroom learning environments that are steeped in experiential learning, and that promote both personal and professional growth. We believe in modeling and teaching wellness, self-care, and social justice, and we focus on training insightful and skilled practitioners who will contribute meaningfully to the counseling profession for many years to come.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a medium-sized city of about 70,000. The Fox River flows through Oshkosh, and the city is situated on Lake Winnebago (Wisconsin’s largest lake). Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, and Chicago are all within easy driving distance. In addition, the incredible northern woods of Wisconsin, picturesque Door County, and the Wisconsin Dells are but a short drive away, and there are ample opportunities in the area for hiking, biking, and numerous other outdoor and water activities.
Job responsibilities include teaching Clinical Mental Health Counseling and core courses; advising graduate students; supervising practicum and internship students; engaging in research/scholarly activity; providing support to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program; facilitating connection in the community through service learning; and contributing creatively and compassionately to the program, department, college, university, and state through service and outreach.
- Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program (ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 2024)
- Current state licensure or national certification or ability to obtain
- Relevant counseling experience in CMH settings
- Commitment to multicultural counseling and social justice
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Previous Clinical Mental Health Counseling experience
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Experience providing clinical supervision in an academic setting
- Administrative experience and program development skills
- Membership and involvement in professional organizations such as ACA, ACES and/or state counseling organizations
- Strong scholarly record, including publishing in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, and presentations
- Knowledge of CACREP accreditation process
- Experience advising graduate students
- Experience with online platforms such as Canvas, Tevera, Microsoft Outlook, Peoplesoft, etc.
Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:
- Letter of interest addressing:
- The position qualifications and responsibilities
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling experience
- Teaching and supervision experience
- Description of research/service accomplishments
- Personal and professional aspirations
- Curriculum vitae
- Two professional letters of recommendation
- Contact information for three (3) professional references
- Unofficial transcripts indicating a conferred doctoral degree (or sufficient progress that completion by start date is evident)
For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-424-1166.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by February 29, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.
If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.
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CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
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