Open Rank Clinical Faculty Search in Rehabilitation Counseling

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit


The Department of Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full) Clinical  Professor position in Counselor Education with expertise in Rehabilitation Counseling beginning August 2021. 

Qualifications: Earned doctorate ( Ph. D., Rh. D. or Ed. D.) in Rehabilitation Counseling or Counselor Education or other closely related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent).  Preferred Education Accreditation: Doctorate from a CORE/CACREP accredited institution; strong professional identity as a rehabilitation counselor; evidence of commitment to the profession of counseling (e.g., appropriate certifications,  leadership in counseling organizations, successful clinical experience, publication in refereed counseling journals); strong evidence of effective and diverse university teaching experience.  The successful candidate must have an ability to use technology as a teaching tool and will have demonstrated the ability to teach and work meaningfully with persons from culturally-rich and linguistically-diverse backgrounds.  For an appointment to Clinical Associate Professor, candidates must demonstrate a strong record of excellence in teaching at the university level, professional service, and a record of scholarly research and publication commensurate with level of experience. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for appointment, the requirements for doctorate must be completed by August, 2021.
Responsibilities: Teaching, advising, supervising practicum and internship students; serving on departmental, college and university committees; providing service to the university and community; conducting scholarly presentations at professional counseling conferences; working closely with program, departmental, and university partners to continually improve the program.

Preferred Experience: Ability to effectively establish and maintain community partnerships; active involvement in professional rehabilitation and related organizations; expertise in forensic rehabilitation; knowledge of accreditation, program planning, and evaluation; possess CRC or be CRC eligible.

The Counselor Education program within the Department of Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology is CACREP-accredited and offers the Master of Science degree program with tracks in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Rehabilitation Counseling.  The department also houses graduate programs in School Psychology, and Recreation and Sports Management. Opportunities for cross-disciplinary teaching, research, and service are encouraged. We seek candidates interested in working with us to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse, multicultural, technology-driven society. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 522337 at and attach: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three recommenders from those who can speak best to your qualifications as an educator. Please submit the aforementioned items as a single pdf file.  Candidates are requested to provide contact information for the three references as they may be contacted for additional information (as determined by the search committee).  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 1, 2020.  Review will continue until position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.