The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS), at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. This position can be either tenure- or non-tenure track.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences is part of the UNC School of Medicine and is located on the main campus. The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling provides outstanding opportunities and support for research, teaching, and clinical practice in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. There is a strong potential for collaboration within AHS, the UNC School of Medicine, other departments at UNC, and the broader community. The master's program in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling currently has 44 full-time students. The program is RSA-funded, and offers innovative opportunities for specialty training to serve persons with developmental disabilities and/or psychiatric disabilities. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP). Further information about the Department and Division is available at http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/
Primary responsibilities include clinical services, research, teaching, and advising master’s level graduate students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. We are especially interested in candidates with clinical skills to work in the UNC Healthcare System. Our needs for teaching expertise are in the following areas: Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation, Practicum and Internship Supervision, Tests & Measurements, Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disabilities.
The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling curriculum includes specializations in developmental and psychiatric disabilities. The Assistant/Associate Professor position requires a focus in rehabilitation counseling practice across a range of disability and multicultural populations, but with specific attention to one of these two areas.
Doctorate (or ABD) in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education and Supervision, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, or a closely related field.
Evidence of potential to secure grants from federal funding agencies.
Successful experience supervising, mentoring, and teaching master’s students in a rehabilitation/counseling or psychology program.
Experience providing rehabilitation services to people with disabilities, preferably in a medical setting.
CRC credential or eligibility to sit for the CRC exam (applicant must indicate status in the letter of application).
Current CRC credential.
Eligible for or current professional licensure as Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist
Record of publication and funded research.
Experience serving persons with developmental and/or psychiatric disabilities.
Experience with individuals across the spectrum of disabilities.
Minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.