Assistant Professor - Counselor Education
The Counselor Education program in the School of Graduate Studies at Lynchburg College invites applications for a full-time assistant professor tenure-track position beginning August 2014. The Counselor Education program is CACREP accredited and offers Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Responsibilities include teaching core graduate counseling courses as well as supervising student clinical practice, and participating in program management. The candidate selected for this position will engage in scholarly and service activities consistent with the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, collaborate with local community agencies, and actively pursue involvement in professional counseling organizations at the regional, state, and national levels.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program is required. Evidence of strong potential for excellence in college teaching is needed, while experience in teaching graduate-level counseling and related courses is preferred. Desired qualifications include professional counselor licensure or licensure eligibility, demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and evidence of service and scholarship in the field. Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.
Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, sample of syllabi of courses applicable to position, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Edward Polloway
School of Graduate Studies
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113