Friday, September 20, 2013

The Department of Counselor Education at Florida Atlantic University

The Department of Counselor Education at Florida Atlantic University is seeking a senior counselor educator to join our faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialty in clinical mental health counseling beginning no later than August, 2014. Primary responsibilities will include teaching in a CACREP-accredited master's and doctoral program, as well as maintaining productive scholarly record, and service activities. 

The Department includes seven tenured faculty members and offers M.Ed. and Ed.S degrees in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling both are CACREP accredited, and Rehabilitation Counseling,-CORE accredited, as well as a Ph.D. in Counseling.

An earned Doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education from a CACREP-Accredited program is required by time of appointment. Work experience as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and prior experience teaching graduate level clinical mental health counseling specialized courses and/or core general counseling coursework are preferred.  The selected candidate must demonstrate evidence of commitment to diversity and have excellent verbal and written communication, and technology skills.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (
) , Position 992257,  by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter including evidence of a clearly defined area of expertise; curriculum vitae; copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format; a list of three professional references and/or three letters of reference; and any other documents the applicant deems important.
Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts. 

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
Florida Atlantic University is a Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.  Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.  TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.

Paul R. Peluso, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT
Chair and Associate Professor

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