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Assistant or Associate Professor - Counseling

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 11, 2023

Job Details

UNO is Nebraska's public metropolitan research university - a university with strong academic values, diverse programs and learning opportunities, and significant relationships with our community that facilitate engaged teaching and research.

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor - Counseling


Essential Functions

The Department of Counseling at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking a tenure-track assistant or associate professor to join a growing and energetic Counseling Department team for the 2024-2025 academic year. The successful candidate will provide culturally sensitive instruction in the CACREP -accredited core and Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialization areas, engage in an active agenda of scholarly/creative activity (including external funding), and provide service to the department, college of education, university, community, and profession. The development and maintenance of positive relationships and partnerships with community-based mental and behavioral health organizations and/or school districts is expected. The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to a diverse work and classroom environment for students, faculty, and staff.

Duties include teaching courses in the core and clinical mental health; active engagement in scholarly/creative activities leading to publication; advising graduate students; supervising practicum and internship experiences; collaborating with community-based mental health organizations, service activities at the program, department, college, university, and professional levels; and generating external funding.

UNO and the Counseling Department have a strong commitment to diversity in its varied forms and to fostering an inclusive and welcoming learning environment where students, faculty, and staff thrive and succeed. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Additional Duties

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Counselor Education or closely related field with CACREP core faculty eligibility. Successful candidate must have content and working knowledge of CACREP standards; evidence of scholarly/creative activity leading to publication in quality peer reviewed journals; evidence of professional service.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience as a licensed professional counselor/mental health professional; proven ability to teach in a CACREP accredited core and clinical mental health counseling; a minimum of 2 years of experience as a licensed counselor; evidence of scholarly research, professional service, and external funding

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applicants will begin on October 27, 2023. Complete an application; attach a cover letter, vita, and references on line at

Additional information: Contact Dr. Tina Chasek, Chair, Department of Counseling, 402-554-3559 or


University of Nebraska Omaha

UNO is Nebraska's metropolitan university — a university with strong academic values and significant relationships with our community that transforms and improves the lives of those on a local, regional, national, and international level.

UNO is dedicated to the city and state in our name. No fences or barriers separate students from the opportunities offered by the greater Omaha area. We address real issues, providing relevant learning opportunities that uniquely prepare our graduates as professionals and active members of their community.

UNO is located in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, its roads winding through city parks and thriving neighborhoods, creating an extraordinary connection that few universities have achieved. The city itself has truly become a part of the UNO campus.

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