Monday, October 7, 2013

Counselor Education/School Counseling Tenured or Tenure Track Open Rank

Counselor Education/School Counseling Tenured or Tenure Track Open Rank  

The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the area of School Counseling in the Department of Human Services. Duties and responsibilities include teaching, an active, productive program of research, and scholarly productivity as evidenced by publications in peer-refereed journals and the pursuit of extramural funding for research. In addition, the faculty member is engaged in student advisement and leadership and service to the program, department, school, university, and profession.

A doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, or a doctorate in a counseling-related field that meets CACREP core faculty eligibility conditions is required. Degree must be in hand before the date of hire. Teaching experience in a higher education setting or equivalent in some courses related to the eight counseling core areas, school counseling, and/or practicum and internship is required. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of comprehensive, developmental school counseling programing for children and adolescents, focusing on career, academic, personal, and social development in school settings, a commitment to professional service and leadership, and evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. Knowledge and experience with the ASCA National Model and experience in counseling supervision is preferred. Applicants must have or be eligible for relevant counseling credentials (e.g., School Counseling licensure & LPC).

To be considered for the tenure track appointment, applicants must demonstrate potential for or evidence of a strong foundation in scholarly research. To be considered for the tenured appointment applicants must have a track record of publication in refereed journals and a demonstrated ability to obtain and sustain extramural funding.

UVA is located in Central Virginia in beautiful Charlottesville and has been ranked the No. 1 or No. 2 public institutions in the nation for the last 14 years according to the US News and World Report. The Curry School of Education was ranked No. 22 in the nation among schools of education by the same report. The School Counseling program is a CACREP-accredited program that is known for its collaborative efforts within the nationally renowned Department of Human Services and within the surrounding public school community. The program continues to carry out its initiatives of expanding services to school-aged students in area schools, engaging university undergraduate students, and progressively increasing the size of the program in number and in degree offerings.

To apply, visit
 and search on Posting Number 0612986. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, one writing sample, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening beginsNovember 15, 2013, and the position will remain open to applicants until filled.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Antoinette Thomas, Associate Professor For questions about the application process, please contact Ellen Missana, Director of Administration and Human Resources at

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment, and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.

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