Position Title Assistant Professor, Clinical Therapeutic Programs
Position Number 999142
Position Type Faculty
Position Category Fulltime Faculty
Search Type External
Position required to go into K-12 school Never
Driver Classification Non Driver
Division Academic Affairs/Provost
Department College of Education and Applied Human Sciences
Unit Clinical Therapeutic Programs
Contact Person Kellie Ellis
Funding Source Institutional
About the College/Department
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution
of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-
professional and professional training in education and various other fields
at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison
County, Kentucky, EKU has a distinguished record of more than a century of
educational service to the Commonwealth. Eastern Kentucky University is
committed to access, equal opportunity, dignity, respect, and inclusion for
all people, as integral to a learning environment in which intellectual
creativity and diversity thrives.
Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of
major highways that make EKU easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and
surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky.
Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the
metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110
miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also
served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from
the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland
Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is
located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate
EKU is dedicated to high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and
places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools,
the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree
levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-
professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines.
Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus,
the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region.
Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with
which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of
The Department of Clinical Therapeutic Programs offers two master's degrees in
counselor education, the M.A.Ed. in School Counseling, and the M.A. in
Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Both master's degree programs are CACREP
accredited. The EKU Counselor Education Program is comprised of highly
qualified and motivated collegial faculty dedicated to meeting the goal of
excellence for their students and programs.
The Department of Clinical Therapeutic Programs at Eastern Kentucky University
is offering a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant level.
The successful candidate will 1) teach a variety of courses in clinical
mental health counseling and school counseling; 2) provide clinical
supervision to master's students; 3) actively work on a scholarly research
agenda including publications and presentations; 4) actively serve at the
university, community, and state and national professional levels; and 5)
engage with faculty and students in a manner that emphasizes professionalism
Sponsorship This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Work Location US Based
An earned doctoral degree in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited
program OR a doctoral degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of
full time employment as a faculty member in a counselor education program
before July 1, 2013.
Applicants should be eligible for licensure as a Licensed Professional
Clinical Counselor (LPCC), certification as a school counselor in Kentucky,
or have held equivalent certification in another state. Licensure within 12
months of appointment will be required.
Experience serving as a full-time faculty member at a CACREP-accredited
counselor education program.
Willingness to assist overall program functioning.
Familiarity with responsibilities for clinical coordination and/or
Expertise in career counseling or assessment is preferred.
Required Education Summary
Posting Number F00301P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 12/14/2021
Application Review Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of
age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national
origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or
participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics,
academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or
Background Check Statement
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.
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What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
Certificate from a four year institution
How many years of related experience have you completed?
Less than one year
More than five years
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