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Assistant Professor School Counselor/Counselor Educator (Tenure-Track)

Rutgers University Graduate School of Education
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Start date
Oct 31, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Nationally ranked among US News & World Report’s Best Education Graduate Schools, Rutgers Graduate School of Education (R-GSE) is part of New Jersey’s flagship public research university. Committed to advancing excellence and equity in education, the R-GSE seeks six outstanding scholars to join the school and to help advance our three thematic strategic plan priority areas of diversity, equity, and social justice; STEM in education; and effective teaching and learning.

These tenure track positions include:

  • Assistant Professor of Social Foundations of Education: Race, Power, and Social Justice in Education
  • Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Reading/Literacy Education
  • Assistant Professor, School Counselor/Counselor Educator
  • Associate/ Full Professor, Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation.

Assistant Professor School Counselor/Counselor Educator

Major Responsibilities: The scholar filling this position will conduct a research and publication agenda related to school counseling and counselor education that advances Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s pursuit of advancing excellence and equity in education; demonstrate scholarly productivity by publishing in peer- reviewed journals, secure externally funded research support, present at national and international scholarly conferences; participate in program development and innovation; develop and teach courses and provide effective mentorship of students in the Schooling Counseling program; and demonstrate a commitment to participate in faculty governance.

Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates for this position must possess an earned doctorate from an accredited major research university in a CACREP accredited Counselor Education Program with a specialty in School Counseling or a closely related CACREP approved counseling area required to work in and support a Counselor Education Program. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess one of the following NJ School Counselor Certifications or eligibility: New Jersey Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or license eligibility in New Jersey or holds a NJ School Counselor Standard Certificate or eligibility to be a Qualified or Approved Supervisor.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong background in school counseling and working with students in urban school and community settings, as well as a focus on social justice, equity, and inclusion in education; evidence of a developing research agenda addressing pertinent issues in school counseling and/or training and supervision of counseling students; a focus on aspects of diversity, urban education, social justice, and serving underserved communities is preferred; a record of teaching counseling skills and clinical courses and commitment to multicultural and social justice principles throughout course work; and demonstration of counselor education identity by membership in national and regional counselor education/school counselor professional organizations.

Our school and university encourage applications from individuals who are members of groups that have been and still are underrepresented in university faculty positions.

To Apply: Applicants should submit their applications online.  Your application should include the following materials: (1) cover letter summarizing qualifications; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) teaching and research statement; (4) names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of five individuals who may be contacted as references as well as a brief description of the capacity in which you know each reference. Additionally, candidates must submit at least one, but no more than three, published or unpublished papers; and submit these items as separate attachments, preferably as PDF documents. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Review of applications will begin December 8, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Subject to the availability of funding, the position will begin September 1, 2024.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Co-chairs: Dr. Nora Hyland and Dr. Angela O’Donnell


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