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Assistant Professor, Professional Counseling

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 22, 2024

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

Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, Professional Counseling

Department: Professional Counseling

Position Summary:
The Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Professional Counseling with a mental health focus, subject to budget allocation. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Counseling or Counselor/Counseling Education from a CACREP-accredited program (or ABD, with defense scheduled prior to start date).
The Department offers an MS and promotes knowledge of the profession, facilitates self-awareness of intersecting identities, and supports the acquisition of skills relevant to helping culturally-diverse client populations. As a department, we adhere to the American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics, which includes honoring our diverse voices, providing equitable access to all students, and integrating inclusive pedagogical practices across the curriculum. We are a long-standing CACREP-accredited program with a strong counselor identity. We pride ourselves in providing unique opportunities and specializations for our students and, as such, are seeking candidates who may add new options to our diverse curriculum.

Assistant professors teach a 3/3 course load (18 credits) per academic year. Candidates are expected to teach graduate-level courses, including introductory counseling courses, tests and assessments, psychopathology, clinical internship courses, etc. Additional responsibilities include advising students, departmental and university service, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, presenting at national and international conferences, assistance with CACREP assessment data collection and analysis, accreditation reporting and requirements, conducting interviews, and participation in department and university events and activities.

Applications received by February 15, 2024, will receive fullest consideration. The search process will remain open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2024.

This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.

For additional information about the department, please visit:

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment

Required Skills or Software:

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in Counseling or Counselor/Counseling Education from a CACREP-accredited program (or ABD, with defense scheduled prior to start date).
  • License or license-eligible as a Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey
  • Evidence of scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching graduate level courses
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Scholarly focus on addictions, marginalized populations, religion/spirituality, and/or justice-involved clients
  • License or license-eligible as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of New Jersey
  • Strong consideration will be given to candidates with unique areas of specialization such as drug and alcohol counseling, LGBTQ+, community counseling, policing/justice-involved, and/or couples and family counseling

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Posting Date: 01/17/2024
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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