Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Department of Counseling at California State University, Fullerton invites applications
for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling faculty position. We seek to hire someone whose strengths best complement the distinctive
character of our program and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through his, her, or their
teaching, research, and service. The appointment will begin Fall 2017.
The Department of Counseling is a CACREP accredited program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling that prepares graduate students to seek the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) credentials in California. California State University, Fullerton is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Department of Counseling is committed to providing an engaging learning environment for its diverse student body. For a description of the Department of Counseling program and courses, see http://hhd.fullerton.edu/counsel/
The successful candidate will be working in a premiere counselor education program in Southern California that enrolls a culturally diverse student body and has a naturally recognized faculty. The primary responsibility will be teaching the core CACREP curriculum with the Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialty. The candidate is also expected to conduct and publish research and engage in service to the campus, profession, and community. This faculty member should maintain a firm commitment to valuing multicultural perspectives, in addition to demonstrating a professional track record that reflects that commitment. The faculty member would join an experienced and cohesive faculty that highly values collegiality and collaboration.
- Doctorate in counselor education, counseling psychology, or related field by appointment date;
- Professional identity as a counselor educator as defined by CACREP, with clear affiliations with relevant counseling associations (i.e., ACA, ACES);
- Broad knowledge of clinical mental health counseling curriculum;
- Evidence of the ability to conduct independent research;
- University level teaching experience;
- The ability to work effectively and collegially with a culturally diverse range of students, staff, faculty, and community; and
- A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
- Graduate from a CACREP accredited program;
- Experience with CACREP accreditation;
- Bicultural/bilingual skills reflecting the surrounding community;
- Licensed or license-eligible as a professional counselor or equivalent (i.e., LPC, LPCC, LMCHC, etc.) in current state or license-eligible in California;
- The ability to actively contribute through service to both the university and the highly diverse surrounding community.
Rank and Salary
This is a tenure-track, full time assistant professor position (10-month academic year). Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 9105BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
- A letter of interest relating your experience to the qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Graduate transcripts
- Evidence of teaching experience
- Three letters of reference (see instructions below)
On the Reference page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents that will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
For more information about the position, please contact the Department of Counseling at 657-278-7341 or email Dr. Rebekah Smart, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review begins immediately. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be submitted by November 6, 2016. Position is open until filled.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.