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Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Other Education, Special Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
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Full Time
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Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

College of Health, Education and Professional Studies

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The School of Professional Studies at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, nine-month counselor educator at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in the Fall of 2023. UTC offers CACREP-accredited M.Ed. programs in both school counseling and clinical mental health counseling.

Successful candidates for this position must have earned a doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program. ABD candidates will be considered if they provide evidence of completion date by August 1, 2022. All candidates must demonstrate a promising record of teaching, clinical supervision skills, ability to develop and maintain relationships with clinical and school sites, and potential for coordinator responsibilities.

  • Teaching graduate courses in the in the CACREP-core and those that align with the candidate’s specialty area
  • Serving as a Coordinator for the Counselor Education programs’ clinical experiences
  • Engaging in an active research and publication agenda
  • Supervising practicum and/or internship experiences
  • Participating in service to the university, community and profession
  • Doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program
  • Membership and involvement in professional organizations such as ACA, ASCA, ACES
  • Potential for excellence in instruction and supervision
  • License-eligible in the State of Tennessee
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and social justice
  • Master’s degree in a counseling specialty from a CACREP-accredited program
  • Minimum two years paid experience as a counselor
Application Process:

For full consideration, applicants should submit a single electronic Adobe PDF file containing the following items within our online application system:
  • a letter of interest to include a statement of teaching philosophy, research focus, and diversity statement,
  • a current curriculum vita,
  • references: list of names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email address for three (3) professional references,
  • and unofficial transcripts from all universities attended.
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence build on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two-hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham. ​​​​​​​

Qualifications :

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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