The Department of Professional Programs in Human Services


The Position:

The Department of Professional Programs in Human Services in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at East Central University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counselor Education program to begin in August 2021.

The successful candidate will teach in the CACREP/CORE accredited Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counselor Education program, supervise interns and practicum students, teach in the undergraduate counseling program, play a leadership role in moving the graduate program to a low residency modality, pursue a focused area of scholarship that culminates in publications, professional presentations, and submission of grant proposals, be active in relevant professional associations/organizations, advise students, and engage in service to the department, college, university, and community. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness, engaging students in active learning, and providing online instruction for adult learners. Additional duties may be required as needed



An earned Doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Mental Health Counseling or related field which meets the CACREP requirements for core faculty and at least two years of clinical counseling experience.  Experience with instructional technology (internet, instructional software, Blackboard) and the ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, weekends, on-line) are preferred.


TO APPLY:  Applications should consist of (1) a detailed cover letter addressing the expectations of the position; (2) a current resume/curriculum vitae; (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information and a notation describing the work relationship with each; (4) unofficial transcripts from all degrees, official transcripts are required upon hiring; (5) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (6) a completed *Disclosure Statement.

Applications should be sent electronically to  Application review will begin immediately.  Priority will be given to applications received by February 15, 2021.  The position will remain open until filled.  For more information about ECU, visit our web site at

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