Friday, September 13, 2013

University of South Carolina

The Counselor Education Program at the University of South Carolina is proud to announce a faculty opening for the fall of 2014. The official announcement is as follows:

The Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina invites
applications for a full-time Assistant Professor (tenure track) in School Counseling
with expertise in Play Therapy. The anticipated start date for the successful applicant is
August 2014.
Candidates should have: (1) an earned doctorate in Counselor Education. A doctorate from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program is preferred; Current counselor educators with other doctoral training will be considered; (2) experience in teaching and supervision in counselor education; (3) experience and commitment to diversity training and working with diverse populations (especially with children of color and the LGBT population); (4) and a track record or the potential for Research I level scholarship and for obtaining competitive grants.
The successful applicant will join a team of faculty and will spearhead the Graduate Certificate Program in Play therapy. S/He will supervise and advise students enrolled in both the play Therapy Certificate and School Counseling Ed.S. programs. In addition to teaching core courses in our entry-level programs (Ed.S. in School Counseling and Marriage Couple and Family Counseling) the individual will teach courses for our Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Summer teaching is available.
The College of Education application process is conducted through electronic
communication. E-mail as PDF attachments each of the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a sample publication or example of scholarly writing to Janet Hawkins, Administrative Coordinator ( Also, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation and official transcripts for all earned degrees to be e-mailed or mailed directly to Janet Hawkins, Administrative Coordinator, University of South Carolina, College of Education, 820 S. Main Street, Columbia, SC 29208. Review of complete files will begin November 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and   individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families.

Applications must go to the Department chair's office but if you have any questions about the specifics of the search you may contact me as I am the Search Committee Chair.

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