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Professor in Rehabilitation and Counseling (#6341)

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Candidates should submit (a) letter of application describing their interests and qualifications, (b) curriculum vitae, ( c ) graduate school transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire), (d) statement of teaching philosophy, (e) statement of research philosophy, (f) three letters of recommendation OR a list of three references with contact information including email addresses, mailing addresses, and telephone numbers [candidates may be asked to submit three letters of recommendation after the initial review process], and, if possible, (g) sample publications and teaching evaluations. For more information contact: Lara Lyles Phone: 815-753-6508 E-mail: llyles@niu.edu

Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC0004P
Classification Professor
Working Title Professor in Rehabilitation and Counseling (#6341)
Job code 2080FACUL
Type of Position F
FTE 1.00
Representation
Department Allied Health & Comm Disorders
Position Description Summary

This is a 9-month appointment for an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Rehabilitation Services and Counseling. The chosen candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the graduate and undergraduate program, engaging in scholarly activities (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants), positively contributing in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college/university levels) and profession, and providing student advisement and mentoring. The rehabilitation counseling program faculty members are committed to undergraduate and graduate student success as well as overall program success. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to the success of the program and commit to achieving ambitious long and short term goals.

Responsibilities:

• Teach courses in the Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program and Rehabilitation Services undergraduate program.
• Engage in scholarly activity (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants).
• Positively contribute in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college university levels) and profession.
• Provide student advisement and mentoring.

Required Qualificaitons

• Earned doctorate from an accredited institute in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, or closely related discipline by the time of appointment.
• Master’s degree from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited graduate program.
• Evidence of, or potential for, active and productive program of research.
• Evidence of, or potential for, university teaching excellence in rehabilitation counseling and related courses.
• Evidence of or potential to supervise clinical fieldwork and provide student advisement/mentoring.
• Earned Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential by the time of appointment.
• Eligibility for license as a professional counselor (LPC) in Illinois.
• Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with diverse populations.
• Evidence of or potential to build a career at NIU.
• Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Work-related experience providing rehabilitation services to people with disabilities beyond practicum and/or internship.
• Experience teaching graduate and/or undergraduate rehabilitation services/counseling courses.

Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience
Working Hours NA
Posting Date 05/25/2017
Closing Date
Priority Review Date 01/01/2018
Open Until Filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit (a) letter of application describing their interests and qualifications, (b) curriculum vitae, ( c ) graduate school transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire), (d) statement of teaching philosophy, (e) statement of research philosophy, (f) three letters of recommendation OR a list of three references with contact information including email addresses, mailing addresses, and telephone numbers [candidates may be asked to submit three letters of recommendation after the initial review process], and, if possible, (g) sample publications and teaching evaluations.

For more information contact:
Lara Lyles
Phone: 815-753-6508
E-mail: llyles@niu.edu

Link to Department Homepage http://www.chhs.niu.edu/rehab_services/index.shtml
Physical Demands
Background Check Required Yes
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • NIU HR Website
    • College of Health & Human Sciences Website
    • Word of Mouth
    • Listserv
    • Mailing
    • Phone Contact
    • HigherEdJobs
    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences & Disoder
    • National Council on Rehabilitation Education
    • Other
  2. If other, please indicate where you learned about this vacancy

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Philosophy
  6. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluation
  2. Sample Publications