Assistant Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida

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The Department of Counselor Education at Florida Atlantic University is seeking a counselor educator to join our faculty on a tenure-track line at the assistant professor rank with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The Department, located in Southeast Florida, includes eight faculty members, and offers the M.Ed. in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counseling (all CACREP-accredited). In addition, the Department offers Ed.S. degrees. Primary responsibilities will include research and publication, grant writing, service, supervision, and teaching in a CACREP-accredited master's program.

The Counselor Education department is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Essential Functions:

1.Teach Master's level core courses in a CACREP-accredited counseling program, including a variety of formats (online, etc.)

2.Advise and mentor Master's level counseling students and serve on doctoral level dissertation committees

3.Participate in all meetings and assigned committees related to the counseling department

4.Develop and maintain an active research line in clinical mental health counseling and counselor education, including publications and presentations

5.Participate in service activities within the department, college, and university, as well as within state and national professional counseling organizations

6.Work collaboratively and ethically with other faculty, staff, and students within the department, college, and university, while promoting the mission and goals of the department and counseling profession

7.Demonstrate and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Minimum Qualifications:Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Counseling or Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program.

Practical experience as a clinical mental health counselor in ethnically and racially diverse settings.

Currently holds or is eligible for a Florida clinical mental health license.

Eligible for membership in Chi Sigma Iota.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

Demonstrate multicultural and social justice worldview, as evidenced by a professional interest in and experience working with/advocating for underserved populations.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of CACREP accreditation standards.

Evidence of scholarly inquiry, grant procurement, and publication in ACA journals.

An established record of peer-reviewed scholarly publications.

Experience using instructional technology to deliver eLearning and hybrid courses and supervision.

Understanding of competency-based training.

Knowledge of evidence-based mental health counseling programs.

Evidence of active involvement with state, regional, and/or national counseling associations.

Experience teaching graduate level counseling courses and/or core general counseling coursework preferred.

Effective oral and written communication and technology skills.

Experience serving on doctoral dissertation committees.Salary:Commensurate with ExperienceCollege or Department:College of EducationLocation:Boca RatonWork Days and Hours:NAApplication Deadline: 2022-08-08-07:00Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU's Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter including evidence of a clearly defined area of expertise and teaching philosophy, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) list of 3 professional references and/or 3 letters of reference, (4) official transcript(s) of graduate coursework.

Confidential letters of reference may be emailed to Carman Gill, Ph.D. - Please cc Mikaela Kursell -

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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