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Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor Rehabilitation and Human Services

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Jan 11, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Education, Health & Behavior Studies (Counseling Psychology and Community Services) seeks TWO 9-month Assistant or Associate Professors in the undergraduate Rehabilitation and Human Services Bachelor’s program:  1) Clinical Professor and 2) Tenure-track Professor.  The tenure-track position may be tenure-track or an offer of tenure may be made based on a candidate’s documented record of achievement and subject to approval from the department, college, University and State Board of Higher Education

The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research university established in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities nationally by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University enrolls nearly 15,000 students across more than 200 fields of study. UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 50,000 located along the Red River, on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.


The University of North Dakota is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that respects, acknowledges and celebrates diversity and individual differences.  Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion through interest or past experience, as well as the ability to work and collaborate in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting.


The Rehabilitation and Human Services programs are housed with the Counseling and Counseling Psychology programs in the Department of Education, Health, and Behavior Studies (EHBS) in the College of Education and Human Development (EHD) at UND. The Rehabilitation and Human Service programs include Bachelor’s of Science, a minor, and a track in the Master’s of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling (online and on-campus versions of the program available; currently pursuing MPCAC accreditation). The CAEP accredited College of Education and Human Development is in compliance with all Title II requirements, and seeks to serve preservice and in-service teachers, administrators, and other specialized education personnel with intensive integrated programs of study and a commitment to a diverse society.


Benefits include single or family health care coverage (UND pays the full premium), $12,000 in basic life insurance, employee assistance program, retirement plans with generous employer contributions, and 10 paid holidays.

Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!

Duties & Responsibilities


This successful candidates will be responsible for:


  • Teaching rehabilitation and addictions courses to train students in the management of disability issues in urban and rural communities, including tribal communities; Successful teaching experience in online (asynchronous/synchronous) and in-person undergraduate disability-related courses. Potential for graduate teaching and contribution to the master’s program (within Rehabilitation track). The Candidate must be available to work on campus in-person and online for teaching. Remote work may be considered for the Clinical Assistant Professor position. Summer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract; Advising bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral students; Opportunity for program coordination leadership; Serving on department and college committees as required;
  • For Tenure-Track Candidates:  Produce peer-reviewed publications within area of research expertise and seek external grant funds.



Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: 


  • Doctoral degree in (Ph.D., Rh.D., or Ed.D) in Disability Studies, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, Human Services,  or closely related discipline from an accredited institution: Successful completion of criminal history records check.



In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.   


Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications:


  • Evidence of experience teaching in in-person and online (asynchronous/synchronous) environments; For Tenure-Track Candidates: Demonstrated potential to produce peer-reviewed publications within area of research expertise and potential for obtaining external funding; Demonstrated experience or potential to advise and supervise undergraduate and graduate students; Experience in diversity, social justice, and service provision to underrepresented and/or rural populations; Experience with undergraduate program coordination; Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or CRC eligible; Licensed Counselor or license eligible in the state of North Dakota.

Minimum Hiring Salary




Contract Period/Start Date


A beginning date no later than August 16, 2023.


To Apply


 For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2023 and include the following materials:


  • A cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position; A complete curriculum vita; Other evidence of scholarship, teaching, and professional leadership; Names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted without notice); Copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire).

Position will remain open until filled.


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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.
Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.
EEO Statement
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at  This information will remain confidential and separate from your application. 
Veteran’s Preference
Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
Clery Statement
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus.  As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report.  The report and statistical data can be found online at  You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.



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