Associate Professor (Tenure Track) - School Counselor/Counselor Educator
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 202400
Nationally ranked among US News & World Report's Best Education Graduate Schools, Rutgers Graduate School of Education is part of New Jersey's flagship public university. Committed to Advancing Excellence and Equity in Education, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick seeks two outstanding faculty: 1) Tenured Associate Professor and 2) Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Practice to join the school and Rutgers program faculty in the CACREP Accredited School Counseling Program.
The Program in School Counseling is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The CACREP Accredited Program in School Counseling prepares school counseling professionals who are culturally responsive to the diverse needs of youth in grades Pre-K through 12, their families, and the schools that they attend.
Central Responsibilities of Tenured Associate Professor Position: The successful candidate will assume an active leadership role in the CACREP Accredited School Counseling Program. Required qualifications will include a strong record of teaching, mentoring and advising of graduate students, a record of programmatic research that is nationally or internationally prominent addressing issues of diversity, urban education, social justice, effective teaching and learning, and/or STEM with a focus on underserved communities, success at garnering external funding, effective mentorship of students in the Schooling Counseling programing and in GSE doctoral programs, and a commitment to participate in faculty governance. In addition to maintaining an active and rigorous research agenda and engaging in programmatic, school, university and community service, the standard teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is 12 credit hours per academic year along with mentoring and supervision of students.
Our school and university encourage applications from individuals who are members of groups that have been and still are underrepresented in university faculty positions.
Start date: Subject to the availability of funding, the position will begin September 2023
Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with qualifications for each respective position.
Minimum Education and Experience:
We seek candidates for the Associate Professor position with an earned doctorate from a CACREP accredited Counselor Education Program with a specialty in School Counseling or a closely related CACREP approved counseling area required to work in and support a Counselor Education Program. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess one of the following NJ School Counselor Certifications or eligibility: New Jersey Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or license eligibility in New Jersey or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Holds a NJ School Counselor Standard Certificate or eligibility.
Preferred Qualifications: We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong background in working with students in urban school and community settings, as well as a focus on social justice, equity, and inclusion in education.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.