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Assistant and Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, invites applications for four assistant professor positions (9 months) and one associate professor position (12 months) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The successful candidate will teach graduate classes in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling sequence; maintain an active research agenda; supervise master’s level students; and fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, and university, including advancing the counseling profession. The candidate will be expected to work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Department of Counseling, the College of Psychology, and community partners. Supervision of students in mental health counseling practicum and internship field placements is required. These positions are at the Ft. Lauderdale/Davie campus; position will remain open until filled. Please apply on-line at: to the assistant professor positions (#992272, #992273, #992274, and #992490) or associate professor position (#992275). AA/EOE. Visit our website at:



Qualifications: The applicant must possess a doctorate in Counselor Education (doctoral degree must be earned and conferred by date of hire) and be licensed or license eligible as an LMHC in Florida. In addition to the above, the applicant must have a minimum of five years’ experience teaching graduate-level coursework in Counselor Education. All candidates should also hold certification with NBCC, have experience using instructional technology, and demonstrate evidence of a research agenda or a clear potential for scholarly activities. Preference will be given to applicants who graduated from a CACREP-accredited program (or who were fully assigned to a Counselor Education program prior to July 1, 2013), possess documented clinical experience in the field of mental health counseling, hold knowledge of the CACREP accreditation process, and maintain active professional involvement with NBCC and/or ACA. A commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as a commitment to service, is essential.


Nova Southeastern University is a not-for-profit university that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving institution. NSU awards more doctoral and professional degrees to Hispanics and other minorities than any other university in the United States.  Also, NSU is second in the U.S. for professional degrees awarded to African Americans.  The University and College place a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of diversity in faculty and students, a core value of the university. NSU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is CACREP-accredited.


Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Counselor Education (or were fully assigned to a Counselor Education program prior to July 1, 2013)
·       Professional identity as a counselor/counselor educator

·       Commitment to the professional field of counselor education as evidenced by education, teaching, counseling experience, research, and professional affiliations, such as ACA, ACES, and/or AMHCA

·       Experience in teaching graduate level courses or seminars

·       Commitment to diversity and multicultural counseling competencies


Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Shannon Karl, Professor, Department of Counseling, Nova Southeastern University,

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