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[C21-127] Assistant Professor

Central Connecticut State University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 9, 2021

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

Department of Counselor Education and Family Therapy

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Family Therapy. The successful candidate will teach graduate level courses in counselor education and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.  The regular teaching load is 12 hours per academic semester with evening classes required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision or a closely related discipline (ABD candidates may be considered; however, completion of degree must occur no later than the end of the first academic year of appointment)
  • Experience in practicing clinical mental health and/or clinical rehabilitation counseling
  • Demonstrate the potential or has experience in teaching core counselor education courses (e.g., theory, techniques, group counseling, ethics, etc.)
  • Demonstrate the potential or has experience in providing counselor training and clinical supervision
  • Demonstrate the potential or has experience developing and completing a productive research agenda in the counselor education field
  • Licensed (or license-eligible) as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Connecticut
  • Committed to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities
  • Graduate of a CACREP-accredited doctoral program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching at a higher education institution
  • Experience in advising, mentoring, and supervising graduate students
  • Experience in program development and accreditation
  • Experience in mental health, rehabilitation and/or addictions recovery counseling

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over 10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit

The Community:

Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black & Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts, two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by January 21,2022.  Closing date has been extended to February 4, 2022. Candidates who have previously applied will be considered and do not need to reapply.

To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at job [C21-127] Assistant Professor and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents

Letter of interest addressing all the qualifications for the position

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of research interest
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations)
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers
  • For ABD candidates, letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion

Note: Candidates uploading additional materials must combine all documents into one PDF file. For further assistance, please email

In accordance with the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Collective Bargaining Union Contract, compensation for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor for 2020-2021. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. For more information, please visit American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Collective Bargaining Union Contract at

The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits.

Fringe benefits include personal and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and short term disability plans.

For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Dr. Cherie King, Search Committee Chair, .

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.


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