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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2022

Minimum $75,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Position Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has a tenure-track rehabilitation counseling faculty position opening at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The Rehabilitation Psychology/Rehabilitation Counseling/Rehabilitation Counselor Education program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently tied for the No. 1 ranking among all graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counseling in universities nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report. The program is widely regarded as the leading producer of faculty in rehabilitation counseling programs in universities in the U.S. and in a number of other countries. Graduates have also gone on to become some of the most prominent researchers and scholars in the field and leaders within the profession. In addition, program faculty are involved in collaborations on research grants with other institutions and currently serve as principal and co-principal investigators on more than $20 million in external grants and contracts awarded to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the top research universities in the U.S. and worldwide, with many opportunities for collaboration in research and scholarship with top faculty and researchers in many related fields and in a number of research centers across campus. The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education is a part of the School of Education, which is tied for the ranking of top public School of Education in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report, and is tied for fourth overall.

The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender sexuality, ability, nationality, religious and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

Principal Duties:

1) Conduct an active program of nationally recognized research and scholarship
2) Obtain substantial external financial support for research and to support graduate assistants
3) Teach courses in B.S, M.S., and Ph.D. programs in rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education
4) Advise undergraduate and graduate students and supervise graduate student research
5) Participate in shared governance and committee activities within the university
6) Participate in community and professional service, including positions of leadership at the local, state, and national/international levels

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Earned doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, or Counselor Education OR an earned doctoral degree in a closely related field, if combined with a university position held for at least one year prior to July 1, 2017 in a Rehabilitation Counselor Education program, accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), or in a Counselor Education program for at least one full year prior to July 1, 2013.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Evidence of established research and scholarship
Evidence of success in securing funding to support research (preferred)
Evidence of professional identity with rehabilitation counseling through sustained membership in professional associations, professional development and renewal, professional service and advocacy, and areas of focus of research and scholarship
Direct service experience in rehabilitation or closely related counseling settings
Evidence of university-level teaching (preferred)
Evidence of ability to work collaboratively within and outside the university
Knowledge and skills related to teaching and counseling culturally-diverse and disability- diverse populations



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2022

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the LIST OF DUTIES link for more information. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application, official transcripts of all graduate study, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching potential, samples of research and scholarly writing, and provide contact information for three references within the application.


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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Sep 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
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