VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTAssistant/Associate Professor - Rehabilitation Counseling
The Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Human Services is seeking candidates for a tenure-track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position starting August 22, 2022. The successful candidate will be passionate about and committed to promoting the development of an equitable and inclusive learning environment. The appointment will be at the assistant or associate professor level and rank will be determined at time of hire commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. The Department supports a variety of contemporary teaching modalities including in-person, blended, and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is expected when contracts are available. QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum / Required
- Doctorate in Rehabilitation, Counselor Education or closely related area *
- Education from a CACREP or CORE accredited program
- Must have or be eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential *
- Two (2) years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities, not including practicum and/or internship experiences
* Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate and CRC credential must be completed within one year of the contract start date.
- Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
- Potential for professional and scholarly productivity
- Experience in a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications
- Interest in advancing student learning in the areas of rehabilitation counseling
- Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders
The successful applicant is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including supervision of practicum and internships. Possible areas of teaching within rehabilitation counseling may include group work in rehabilitation, foundations, medical and psychosocial aspects of disability, and assessment and planning.
A full-time teaching load for a faculty member is 12 credits per semester. Faculty members use a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications. The teaching assignment will depend on departmental needs and individual expertise. Faculty members are expected to participate in faculty governance, curriculum development, recruitment, student advisement, scholarly research, program-level assessment of student learning, and professional service activities.DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
The Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Human Services is characterized by committed student-centered professionals who value teaching in a collaborative and participatory work environment. The Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. According to the U.S. News & World Report, the University of Wisconsin-Stout's masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program is currently ranked fourth among all graduate Rehabilitation Counseling program nationwide. Graduates of the program are well-prepared to serve in a variety of diverse settings including public vocational rehabilitation programs, the Veterans Administration, schools and educational environments, non-profit organizations, Independent Living Centers, community-based agencies, private/forensic settings, and more. Program faculty also actively engage in collaborative research with campus, national, and international stakeholders.INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW
University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.
A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being? Wisconsin's Polytechnic University , a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.?
UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees, including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students.
UW-Stout is committed to investing in and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments that reflect our regional and global connections.
The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.
The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-bookADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.
Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.
A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986-sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: (715) 232-2149.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-informationTO APPLY
Go to: http://jobs.uwstout.edu/
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them. Required application materials
- Cover letter*
- Curriculum vita
- Inclusivity statement**
- Names and contact information for a minimum of four (4) professional references
- Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.
** Equity, diversity and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout. Please provide a single-page statement demonstrating your past/ present work, volunteer, and lived experience in this regard and how you envision carrying that experience into your work at UW-Stout. To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2021.
Applications submitted after December 15, 2021 may be reviewed until the position is filled.
Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Cayte Anderson
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Julie Harmon
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