Counseling Faculty (multiple positions, open rank)

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Dec 07, 2022
May 21, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Counseling Faculty (multiple positions, open rank)The George Mason University Counseling Graduate Program in the College of Education and Human Development seeks two dedicated individuals to join the faculty of this nationally respected academic program. The College of Education and Human Development ( is a dynamic academic unit with a wide range of collaborative field-based programs, consequential research initiatives, and outreach partnerships with schools, businesses, and community agencies. CEHD 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.George Mason University is located in Northern Virginia, just west of Washington, D.C., in a region characterized by significant cultural diversity, leadership in technology, and excellent PK-12 schools and community agency facilities. Mason, 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 tenure-line faculty member in School Counseling (open rank) and one term (contract) faculty member in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (open rank). Term faculty are responsible for covering a broad range of substantive and clinical courses (base 4-4 teaching load) while also engaging in service within and beyond the Counseling program. Tenure-line faculty are expected to lead a consequential program of research and external funding in addition to their teaching and service assignments (base 2-2 teaching load).Required Qualifications:All applicants must have an earned doctorate, experience teaching and mentoring graduate students, and a demonstrated commitment to multicultural counseling, advocacy, and leadership. Candidates for a tenured position must also have a productive portfolio of research, including externally funded research, or demonstrate clear potential for such productivity.Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to candidates who clearly manifest the College's core values (collaboration, ethical leadership, innovation, research-based practice, and social justice) and a professional commitment to multiculturalism, advocacy, and leadership in their teaching, research, and service activities. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who have a graduate degree from a CACREP-accredited academic program, experience with CACREP policies and processes, and significant applied experiences in the field of counseling.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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