Faculty Position

Title of Position:
Visiting Assistant Professor, Community and Trauma Counseling (2 positions)

Status:
Full-time, 9-month

Department:
Community and Trauma Counseling, College of Health Professions

Qualifications:
Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson University + Philadelphia University) — East Falls Campus seeks candidates for up to two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Community and Trauma Counseling.
Candidates will possess sound clinical experience, particularly in trauma-informed counseling and experience working with clients who have trauma-related symptoms. Candidates with expertise and/or credentials in addictions or play therapy are preferred. A professional license is required, LPC is preferred, and a minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience; trauma-related experience is preferred. Candidate must have teaching experience, graduate-level preferred, in counseling or a related discipline. A facility with online learning is important. Candidate must have sound organizational skills, be a strong communicator, a team player and have some proficiency with computers and education-related technology. Candidates who represent underserved communities are encouraged to apply.

Education Required:
The candidate must possess a doctorate in counselor education (graduates of CACREP-accredited programs are preferred), psychology or a related mental health field.

Responsibilities:
The appointed candidate will be responsible for teaching eight courses in the graduate and/or undergraduate program(s) and advising 20 graduate students. The candidate must maintain clinical practice outside of the University. Clinical experience in trauma-informed mental health service delivery is preferred.

Application Procedures:
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and 4) the contact information of three professional references in a single PDF addressed to Jeanne Felter, College of Health Professions, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus, 4201 Henry Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions accepted as a single PDF submitted by email to CSHLAjobs@PhilaU.edu. Applicants must also complete a Faculty Employment Application.

Starting Date:
August 2018

Posting Date:
May 2018


Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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