Associate/Full Professor & UCEDD Research Director - University of Arizona

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017


The University of Arizona is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track) with a joint appointment in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS), College of Education, and the Department of Family and Community Medicine (FCM) in the College of Medicine as part of the Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (UCEDD). The person employed in this position will devote .50 FTE to assigned responsibilities in the Counseling program within DPS and .50 FTE to assigned responsibilities in the Sonoran UCEDD within the COM. The individual's tenure appointment will be housed in the College of Education.

The Counseling program is housed in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies within the College of Education and incudes an undergraduate program in Rehabilitation, an M.A. program with specializations in School Counseling and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, and a Ph.D. program in Counselor Education and Supervision. The Sonoran UCEDD is one of 67 federally funded centers for excellence in developmental disabilities. The UCEDD is dedicated to increasing community inclusion for individuals with developmental and other disabilities through disability related research, education and training, model program development and information dissemination. The Center is located within the Department of Family and Community Medicine, UA College of Medicine and the individual selected for this position will also be eligible for a faculty appointment in the College of Medicine.

In addition to teaching in the doctoral and masters programs, the individual hired will also fill the role of Research Director in UCEDD. Candidates are expected to have significant teaching and mentoring experience, an ongoing research program compatible with the work of DPS and the UCEDD. This includes publications, appropriate for appointment, with tenure, at a research-intensive institution and a demonstrated record of success in securing external funding for research. Individuals who apply should be committed to working with faculty and staff in advancing research and practice. Both the UCEDD and DPS place a high value on collaboration both within their programs and across disciplines. Faculty in the Counseling program and the UCEDD have ongoing research projects in areas such as ethical and professional issues, barriers to employment including appropriate education and training and discrimination, peer victimization, sexuality, psychosocial aspects of disability, resilience, positive psychology, and psychiatric rehabilitation, transition from school to work and higher education, among others. We seek individuals who bring energy, leadership, and a deep commitment to excellence, within the scholar-practitioner tradition. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to work with diverse students, stakeholders, and colleagues.

For more information about this position and to view the position description and apply: https://uacareers.com/postings/21126