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Assistant Professor of Counseling / R0050221

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
Date posted
Jan 26, 2024

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The University of Arkansas seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Counseling (R0050221). The Assistant Professor of Counseling is for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor with qualifications and professional background sufficient to teach courses in Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in Mental Health or Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university (CACREP accredited strongly preferred). ABD candidates will be considered provided the degree is conferred prior to the position start date. 
  • Licensed or Arkansas license-eligible in counseling specialty;
  • Experience in the teaching of counseling and knowledge about mental health, rehabilitation, and school counseling;
  • Experience with a learning management system (e.g., Blackboard);
  • Minimum of three (3) professional references.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience in college/university teaching and student supervision;
  • Experience teaching across various platforms, i.e. face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid;
  • Demonstrated dedication to multicultural education and social justice (e.g., LGBTQ+, ethnic groups, social class, and disability status);
  • Evidence of a commitment to working collegially;
  • Training in specialty areas and teaching competency in areas that complement current faculty specialties as part of a multi-track large counseling program;
  • Membership in ACA;
  • Established record of or potential for accomplishing conference presentations and publishing in journals and/or books.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States

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