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Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling
Posting Number F00119P
Department USD-Counseling & Psychology in Ed.
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The counselor education program is pleased to announce a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position for our CACREP-accredited MA (clinical mental health counseling and school counseling emphasis) and PhD training programs. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, providing advising and dissertation direction, supervising student research, and developing an active research program including grant writing and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Additional teaching assignments may be made based on professional and academic background and the needs of the Division. Faculty members are expected to make contributions in teaching, research, and service.

Requires an earned doctorate, or completed by August 22, 2018, in Counseling. Preference will be given to those graduating from CACREP-accredited programs, eligible for licensure as a licensed professional counselor in South Dakota, established experience as a clinical mental health counselor, and eligible to be a Licensed Addiction Counselor in South Dakota. Applicant must show evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in teaching, research, publications, grant writing, and professional service.

This is a nine-month, tenure track position.

Posting Date 02/12/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 03/12/2018
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Proposed Rank Multiple Rank
Work Hours

Subject to classes scheduled.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40+
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The School of Education is a research- and practitioner-based unit with eight specialty centers and institutes and four divisions: Counseling and Psychology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Kinesiology and Sport Management.  The SOE programs lead to careers as educators, counselors, psychologist, administrators, researchers, educational and health-related specialists, and sport related specialists.

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Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other
  3. Graduate Transcripts