Counselor Education Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:18070000 - ED-SHDOSE-SCHL OF HUM DEV&ORG

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Job Description:

The Counselor Education program at the University of Florida invites applications for a 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor position. The Counselor Education program is nationally ranked and fully accredited by CACREP. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with qualifications, with the position beginning August, 2018.

The Counselor Education program is consistently ranked in the Top 10 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings. The program is housed in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education (SHDOSE) in the College of Education and offers 72-semester hour MEd/EdS programs in school counseling; mental health counseling; and marriage, couple, and family counseling, and a Ph.D. in counseling and counselor education. All academic programs are full-time and CACREP accredited. Faculty members engage in research, teaching, advising doctoral and masters/EdS students, and providing service.

Information about the program may be found on our website at:

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctorate in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program.
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity and potential for securing external funding
  • Active research agenda focusing on topics of high importance to counseling
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Collegiality, professionalism, and team orientation
  • License or/certification eligible in Florida as a marriage and family, mental health, or  school counselor 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of collaboration/partnerships/scholarship with colleagues in other disciplines, schools, community agencies, or primary and behavioral healthcare
  • Knowledge and experience with developing program resources through contracts and grant-writing 
  • Teaching experience with distance education and other technology-assisted instruction
  • Evidence of professional service at university, state, and/or national levels   
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please provide: (1) a letter of application addressing qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references who will be asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system.

To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by November 1, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and hiring authority.

Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Jacqueline Swank, Chair, Counselor Education Search Committee at: or 352-273-4326.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Florida’s “Government-in-the-Sunshine” and Public Records laws.  Search committee meetings and interviews are open to the public, and applications, CVs, and other documents related to the search may be available for public inspection.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is strongly committed to the diversity of its workplace.  The College of Education shares this commitment and eagerly invites applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for the position.  

Health Assessment Required: No


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