Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Counseling Faculty (multiple positions, open rank)
The Counseling graduate program in George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development seeks 2-3 dedicated individuals to join the faculty of this nationally respected academic program. George Mason University, a Research I university with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment and are committed to engage with a highly collaborative team of professional colleagues.
We seek one or more senior scholars at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (with tenure), and at least one faculty member rank of Assistant Professor for a tenure track and/or a term (contract) position that is open rank. A cluster hire for a compatible team is possible. The area of focus is open with a preference for (at least) one position in the domain of School Counseling and (at least) one position in Clinical/Community Counseling.
Term faculty are responsible for covering a broad range of substantive and clinical courses while also engaging in service within and beyond the Counseling program. Tenured faculty are expected to lead a consequential program of research and external funding in addition to their teaching and service assignments.
An earned doctorate and a demonstrated commitment to multicultural counseling, advocacy, and leadership. Applicants for a tenured position should have a productive portfolio of research; a track-record of externally funded research; and experience teaching, mentoring and supervising graduate students.
A graduate degree from a CACREP-accredited academic program, experience with CACREP policies and processes, and significant applied experiences in the field of counseling.
The College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University (cehd.gmu.edu) is a dynamic academic unit committed to innovation and excellence through its teaching, research, and service activities, which include a wide range of collaborative field-based programs, research initiatives, and outreach partnerships with schools, businesses, and community agencies. Just 16 miles west of Washington, D.C. in Fairfax, Virginia (with some programs located at campuses in Arlington and Prince William), George Mason University is a state-supported institution enrolling over 37,000 students and is located in a region characterized by excellent K-12 schools and community agency facilities, leadership in technology, and significant cultural diversity. The College of Education and Human Development thus provides an ideal site for educational researchers and scholar-practitioners with an applied, collaborative orientation and an interest in preparing counseling professionals for the challenges of the 21st century.
In recent years the College of Education and Human Development has experienced accelerated growth and has emerged as one of the nation’s top-tier education schools. Consistent with the College’s core values of collaboration, ethical leadership, innovation, research-based practice, and social justice, preference will be given in each search to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research, and service.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 43938
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.