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Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Visiting Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

LocationFairfield, Connecticut, 06824
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-06-14
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2023-02-28

Job Description:

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Counselor Education Department at Fairfield University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2022. Applicants are required to have completed a Ph.D. in Counselor Education. The teaching load is 4/4 and candidates should demonstrate commitment to innovation and excellence in using technology in the classroom. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in graduate teaching. Teaching experience is preferred. The salary and benefits for the position are competitive. Position is open until filled.

The Counselor Education department has a strong commitment to preparing clinical mental health and school counselors who are devoted to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. We successfully prepare counselors with a strong focus on social justice, grounded in our Jesuit mission and values. Our graduates are prepared to address inequities in mental health care and make a substantive difference as systemic change agents for clients in mental health agencies and children and youth in educational settings. Our counseling program embodies this mission and vision. We are seeking a colleague who shares our vision for social justice and can work collaboratively to train counselors.

Fairfield University is a comprehensive, co-educational, Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City. Consistently ranked as a top comprehensive university in New England, Fairfield enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within five schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the School of Engineering, the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and the School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical values.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.

Application Instructions:

The search committee will begin reviewing materials immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please click “Apply Now” and upload the following materials:
  • a letter of application with a statement demonstrating commitment to EDI/Social Justice or diversity
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • samples of syllabi and teaching evaluations if applicable
  • unofficial graduate transcript
  • names and contact information for three references (we will ask for letters once candidates are short-listed)
For questions and clarification please contact the chair, Dilani Perera at *****/a>

Please Note: If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, please combine them into 5 or less documents.

Category:

Academic - Faculty Non-Tenure Track

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

*Disclaimer

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to *****/b>

Job ID: 2173383596415878305

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