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Assistant Professor, School Counselor Educator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit 1) a detailed letter of application, which also indicates how they would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a teaching philosophy statement and 4) a list of three professional references including name, contact information and relationship to the applicant. Additionally, you have the option to attach reference letters, teaching evaluations, and/or a sample of scholarship.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, School Counselor Educator
Department Professional Specialized Studies
Department Web Address http://www.unr.edu/education
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant professor in Counselor Education to begin in Fall of 2018. Responsibilities include any or all of the following: conducting research, teaching graduate courses in the counseling core and in school counseling specialty, advocating and representing the school counseling program in the community; providing supervision and involvement in the school counseling program; advising and serving on graduate committees for master’s and doctoral students; possibility of developing courses for the interdisciplinary work, contributing to counselor education program, development, and service; participating in college and CACREP performance assessment activities; writing grants, engaging in other scholarly activities; and, providing service and outreach to the university and to the profession.

To assure full consideration, applications should be received by November 3, 2017.

Diversity is central to the mission of Counseling and Educational Psychology. Our faculty, staff and students strive to foster an environment that is conducive to exploring, engaging, and expressing diverse perspectives and respectful of diverse identities.

About the University of Nevada, Reno:
The University of Nevada, Reno is a dynamic national Tier 1 university currently embarking on a phase of tremendous growth and expansion, with plans to add more than 300 tenure-track faculty positions over the next five years. The University is remarkable for its culture of student success, world-improving research and outreach that enhances communities and businesses.

About the College of Education:
An integral part of the university aspiring to a RU/VH (very high research activity) Carnegie Classification, the College of Education is a recognized leader in guiding, shaping, and mentoring high-performing education and related professionals who cultivate transformative careers out of their passion to help children and families learn and succeed in the 21st century.

About the Reno/Tahoe area:
Visitors have called Reno one of the country’s true outdoor meccas, and for good reason. Within a one-hour drive of Reno are 15 world-class skiing and snowboarding resorts, Lake Tahoe, hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail, and the Truckee River, which runs from the California state line through downtown Reno, where one of country’s top outdoor whitewater kayak parks is located. Beginning in 2017, Reno will also be home to motor giant Tesla’s $5 billion gigafactory, which will bring in thousands of high-tech, professional jobs and establish the city as a manufacturing force to be reckoned with.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited program in counselor education or entered the counselor education field prior to 2013. The candidate must have at least one year of experience working with school-age students and/or with K-12 schools or equivalent. The candidate must be capable of teaching courses in the counseling program, school counseling specialty, and show productivity or strong potential in a program of research and grant acquisition.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for school counseling licensure in the State of Nevada and those with supporting expertise in the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) model and interest in becoming engaged with schools. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to social justice, multicultural sensitivity, and advocacy for marginalized populations, aligning with the ACA cultural competencies.

Contact Information for this Position

Dr. Brenda Freeman
Search Chair
brendafreeman@unr.edu
775-682-9353

Linda Starr
Search Coordinator
lindastarr@unr.edu
775-682-5517

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit 1) a detailed letter of application, which also indicates how they would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a teaching philosophy statement and 4) a list of three professional references including name, contact information and relationship to the applicant. Additionally, you have the option to attach reference letters, teaching evaluations, and/or a sample of scholarship.

Job Open Date 09/07/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 72842
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
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  2. If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Sample of Written Work