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Open Rank Professor Rehabilitation Services

Employer
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Open Rank Professor Rehabilitation Services & Counseling CoHP 2024-2025

Job Class Code:
FLSA:
Posting Number: FRGV1547
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as an Assistant/Associate Professor of the School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.
About UTRGV:It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success. UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. For additional information, please visit our website.

The College

The College of Health Professions will be the leading institute of excellence in health and human services, education, healthcare, and research, producing highly skilled practitioners, educators, and researchers through high quality educational programs, meaningful experimental learning opportunities and the development of scientific and intellectual inquiry for the promotion of health equity in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Academic DepartmentsDepartment of Health & Biomedical SciencesDepartment of Communication Sciences & DisordersDepartment of Health & Human PerformanceDepartment of Occupational TherapyDepartment of Physician Assistant StudiesSchool of Rehabilitation Services and CounselingDoctor of Physical Therapy Program The SchoolA dynamic academic unit dedicated to preparing professionals to assist people with disabilities to live full lives, the School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling currently has 25 full-time (tenured, tenure track and non-tenured) faculty teaching in the program and over 400 students enrolled. Located in a modern facility (Edinburg Health Affairs Building West) featuring dedicated classrooms and a state-of-the-art research lab and counseling center, the school prides itself on preparing students to enter a rewarding field of helping others to achieve their own goals of independence and productivity. Accreditation
  • The B.S. in Rehabilitation Services is accredited November 2021- December 2028 by the Committee on Rehabilitation Accreditation (CoRA) under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • The B.S. in Addiction Studies is accredited June 2023-December 2029 by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC).
  • The M.S. in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling is accredited July 2018-October 2027 by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
  • The Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling (Counselor Education and Supervision) is accredited January 2016- October 2027 by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Degrees and Specializations
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services
  • Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies
  • Certificate in Expressive Arts TherapyMinors
  • Rehabilitation
  • Addiction Studies
  • Expressive Arts Minor

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Assistant Professor:
    Earned Doctoral Degree or ABD in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or closely related field from a CACREP accredited program. For those who have not graduated from a CACREP accredited program, it is expected to have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for at least a full academic year before July 1st, 2013.

    Associate Professor:
    Earned Doctoral Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or closely related field from a CACREP accredited program. For those who have not graduated from a CACREP accredited program, it is expected to have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for at least a full academic year before July 1st, 2013.

    Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
    Assistant Professor
    CRC/LPC or CRC/LPC eligible. The ideal candidate should a) be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or eligible to become certified and b) licensed or license eligible as either LPC license or equivalent state license within a year.

    Associate Professor:
    CRC/LPC or CRC/LPC eligible. The ideal candidate should be a) certified as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or eligible to become certified and b) licensed or license eligible as either Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or equivalent state license within a year or c) licensed or licensed eligible as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or equivalent within a year

    Preferred Qualification:
    Assistant Professor:
    1.
    Excellence in scholarly work demonstrated in terms of refereed publications.2. Ability to secure external fundings demonstrated in terms of successful grantsmanship.3. Graduate and Undergraduate level teaching experiences and clinical experience with diverse disability population in the field of rehabilitation counseling.4. Excellence in leadership and advocacy relevant to rehabilitation counseling.5. Clinical and teaching experience in counseling and counseling skill development including online/virtual formats.6. Excellence in quantitative and qualitative methodology and statistical analyses used in the field of counseling.7. Excellence will be evaluated relative to the ranking the candidate is applying for.

    Associate Professor:
    1.
    Earned Doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or closely related field from a CACREP Accredited program. 2. Excellence in scholarly work demonstrated in terms of refereed publications.3. A minimum of 3 years of professional work experience in the field of mental health, rehabilitation counseling, addictions counseling, or a closely related field with at least 2 years in direct client service. 4. Evidence of the ability to conduct research and develop and implement a research agenda that includes scholarly activities such as authoring peer-reviewed publications and grant writing.5. Ability to secure external fundings demonstrated in terms of successful grantsmanship.6. Graduate level teaching experiences and clinical experience with diverse disability population in the field of rehabilitation counseling.7. Excellence in leadership and advocacy relevant to rehabilitation counseling.8. Clinical and teaching experience in counseling and counseling skill development, including online/virtual formats.9. Excellence in quantitative and qualitative methodology and statistical analyses used in the field of counseling.10. Excellence will be evaluated relative to the ranking the candidate is applying for.

    Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.
    License or Certification Required?: Yes
    Number of Vacancies: 3
    Desired Start Date: 09/01/2024

    EEO Statement:
    It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

    Open Date: 10/01/2023

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

    Additional Information:
    UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
    require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
    performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
    and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
    §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
    Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
    135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
    Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
    and at least 135 days in length.

    Please Note:
    Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
    demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
    test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
    English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
    International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
    will not be considered.

    To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/40862 jeid-5275e210792b3e4fbdb6bf7be21c19c4

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