Associate Professor Addictions Studies & Behavioral Health

  • Governors State University
  • 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
  • Jan 21, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Social & Behavioral Sciences

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Position Type Faculty, Tenure Track
Classification Title Associate Professor
Position's Functional Title Associate Professor Addictions Studies & Behavioral Health
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Position Summary

Governors State University, located in University Park, about 30 miles south of the city of Chicago, is looking to fill a tenure-track Associate Professor position in the Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health Department, College of Health and Human Services. The candidate will primarily teach graduate level courses, be active in research/creative scholarly activities, and provide service at multiple levels both within the university and outside the university. Classes are primarily in the evening and a mix of hybrid and online.

Minimum Qualifications

• Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program (ABD candidates may be considered with completion of degree by the end of the first academic year of appointment) or related degree with a minimum of 1 year teaching in a full-time faculty position prior to 2013;
• Experience in practicing clinical mental health counseling and counseling substance use disorders;
• Experience in teaching core counselor education courses (e.g., theory, techniques, group counseling, ethics, etc.) and core substance use disorder courses (co-occurring disorders, motivational interviewing, etc.)
• Experience in academic supervision for practicum students and interns
• Is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Illinois (or is able to obtain these within the first two years)
• Experience working with non-traditional, first generation, underserved students.

Preferred Qualifications

• Taught in higher education
• Experience in advising, mentoring, and supervising graduate students
• Experience in program development and accreditation
• Experience with the addictions field
• Experience with the counseling field
• Experience with research and grant writing

Posting Date 01/21/2020
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