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Assistant/Associate Professor- Rehabilitation Counseling Program Director

East Carolina University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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East Carolina University

Assistant/Associate Professor- Rehabilitation Counseling Program Director
Vacancy #:   975100
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies (DARS) at East Carolina University began in 1967 with a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. The first students graduated in 1969. Currently, the department has the following degree programs: B.S. in Rehabilitation Services, M.S. in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in addictions, M.S. in Rehabilitation and Career Counseling, and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration; both masters programs and the doctoral program are CACREP accredited. The department also has the following graduate certificate programs: Military and Trauma Counseling (MTC), Rehabilitation Counseling (RC), and Substance Abuse Counseling (SAC). DARS also supports a faculty-directed, student operated counseling clinic call the Navigate Counseling Clinic.

Job Duties
As a full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty position, the successful candidate will support the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies’ mission with excellence in teaching, research, service, and leadership. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all curricular levels. The successful candidate will serve as the Director of the Masters in Rehabilitation and Career Counseling and Coordinate our graduate certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling. Also, the successful candidate will implement, sustain, and/or direct grant funded research studies on a topic pertinent to DARS’ mission. The successful candidate will also engage in service/leadership activities at the department through international levels.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • PhD in Counseling from a CACREP accredited program, or a doctoral degree in a closely related field and one-year full time experience as a faculty in a counselor education program.
  • Candidates who are “all but dissertation (ABD)” will be considered with the requirement of degree completion prior to date of hire.
  • Possession of or eligibility for NC licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Expertise/interest, via teaching, research, and/or service/leadership, in the intersection of racism and mental health, and the associated barriers to seeking and completing clinical and/or rehabilitation counseling.
  • Expertise/interest, via teaching and/or service/leadership, in CACREP accredited masters in Rehabilitation Counseling curriculum development.
  • Possession of or eligibility for certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

Special Instructions to Applicant
Individuals wishing to be considered for this position should submit a curriculum vitae, list of three references (with contact information) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee, a sample publication as first author, and a letter of interest.

*Please attach your sample publication as “additional document 1”.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #975100 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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