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The Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position for the Fall of 2021.

The candidate must have an earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education Program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Candidates must be a certified school counselor, K-5 experience preferred.  The successful candidate will teach school counseling core courses and assist the department in expanding the curriculum from 48 to 60 credits.

The successful candidate will also have a solid research agenda, a proven record of excellence in counseling, and a record of successful teaching in the college classroom.  Additionally, candidates should have, or be eligible for professional counseling certifications and/or licenses in New Jersey.

Responsibilities will include: teaching, supervising, and advising students in our graduate programs; participating in department, school, and college wide service; maintaining an active research agenda; and serving as a liaison between the department and state certification and licensure bodies.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 7,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 “Most Competitive” American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools—Arts & Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The College of New Jersey is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research/scholarship, and service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to engage deeply with their students to fulfill the campus mission to provide a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education that engages students at the highest level within and beyond the classroom.

The Department of Counselor Education, which consists of six full-time faculty members, has the first and longest running CACREP-accredited school counseling programs in New Jersey, as well as programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Student Assistance Coordinator program. The department is proud of its faculty, who are acclaimed leaders and scholars in the profession, and its students, who are leaders in their respective fields.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and names and contact information for at least three professional references for full consideration by Nov. 15, 2020. The search will continue until the position is filled.  Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Electronic submissions should be made through TALEO.

The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Primary Location
: Education Building – Counselor Education
Work Locations
: Education Building – Counselor Education
2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing Township 08628
: Faculty
Job Posting
: Oct 7, 2020, 1:43:36 PM

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