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Assistant Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 17, 2024
Title Assistant Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Special Ed, Rehab, & Counseling
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Special Education
    Counseling/Human Services
About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, a positive work environment, student engagement, and a thriving community.
Chartered in 1856, Auburn University holds a Carnegie classification of Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity. The university also holds the Elective Classification for Community Engagement. Academic programs at Auburn enroll approximately 26,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. Detailed information about the university can be found by visiting

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more.
Assistant Professor. This is a nine-month tenure-track position in the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling beginning in August 2025. This faculty will be hired to support our Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program, with the expectation that the candidate will contribute to the other programs in Counselor Education. The university’s commitment to excellence is outlined in the Auburn University Strategic Plan ( Review of applications for the position will begin August 30, 2024 ; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. 
The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling is housed in the College of Education. The Counselor Education Program includes four CACREP accredited programs, which include master’s programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, and a doctoral program in Counselor Education. In addition, the department houses programs in Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited) and Special Education. Information can be found at

Ø Engage in rigorous research resulting in scholarly publications, preferably peer-reviewed journal articles in prestigious outlets
Ø Seek external funding for research activities
Ø Teach courses in the Clinical Mental Health specialization area and other foundation courses in counselor education, including teaching and supervision experiences in clinical practice courses (practicum and internship)
Ø Advise and mentor graduate students
Ø Contribute to the Counselor Education program’s mission to integrate advocacy, social justice, cultural competence, and ethical practice into the preparation of counseling professionals
Ø Demonstrate engagement in professional service and leadership in counseling and community organizations
Ø Provide institutional service as assigned by the department head and engage in professional service within the discipline
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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