Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position at Syracuse University

Tue, October 04, 2016 11:45 PM | Nicole Hill

Department of Counseling and Human Services at Syracuse University: Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Counseling and Human Services in the School of Education at Syracuse University is seeking a collaborative and engaged colleague for our tenure track Assistant Professor position. Candidates must evidence a sustainable trajectory of scholarship and potential for funded research. The position requires teaching at the master’s and doctoral level, advisement and mentoring of graduate students, clinical supervision, publishing in peer refereed journals, service in professional roles, and leadership in department and school initiatives. Successful candidates will demonstrate resonance with departmental signatures: humanistic engagement; reflexive leadership; impactful and engaged scholarship; experiential and constructivist pedagogy; socially just advocacy and activism; wellness, prevention, and resiliency; and constructivist clinical supervision.

Applicants should have an earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program or be ABD with an expected degree completion date of August 15, 2017.

Other requirements include eligibility for New York licensure and/or certification, ability to conduct and direct quantitative and qualitative research, demonstrated ability to teach CACREP core content areas, ability to provide department leadership in coordination of clinical experiences, and capacity to engage in teaching, mentoring, and supervision of students across the Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling, and Student Affairs Counseling programs. We are especially interested in candidates who have the ability to teach in one or more of the following content areas: assessment and appraisal, human growth and development, psycho-diagnosis and psychopharmacology, substance abuse, and career development.

Salary will be commensurate with professional experience. The appointment begins August 21, 2017. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates must complete an on-line application at attaching: a current curriculum vita; cover letter explaining your interest in the position and level of resonance with departmental signatures; integrated statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and service and leadership (limit to 6 pages); recent course evaluations if available; unofficial graduate transcripts; and, three letters of recommendation. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

Review of applications begins November 15, 2016, and will continue until position is filled. Questions about the position should be sent by email to the Search Chair, Nicole R. Hill, at

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 fulltime graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

NARACES has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 1103. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NARACES is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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