Assistant Professor, Counsellor Education
Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley - a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.
Faculty of Professional Studies, School of Education
Position #30210CLT– The School of Education invites applications for a 9.5-month contractually-limited-term position effective August 1, 2019, in Counsellor Education.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess a doctorate in Counselling, Counselling Psychology, or a closely related discipline. Applicants must be registered/certified with a professional counselling body. In addition, applicants must have professional experience in the practice of counselling, with priority given to those with greater depth of experience. Counsellor education experience in graduate teaching and supervision, and a developing research program in the discipline of counselling, will be considered assets.
The successful candidate will teach in the MEd (Counselling) program, which may entail travel to off-site cohorts across the province and region. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a leadership role in program coordination or clinical (practicum) coordination.
Applicants should forward, by e-mail containing the subject line Position #30210, (a) a letter of application; (b) a curriculum vitae detailing academic and professional credentials, professional counselling experience, counsellor education and supervision experience, and scholarly interests, achievements, and potential contributions; and (c) the names and contact information for three referees to:
Dr. Ann Vibert
Dean of Professional Studies, Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
For additional information on School of Education programs, please visit http://education.acadiau.ca
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We therefore invite applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women, as well as persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence.
Candidates who are a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.