• Assistant Professor

    Job Location US-MN-Center City
    Full Time
    Mon - Fri
    Hours of Work
    8:00 to 4:30
  • Overview

    The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies educates future leaders in addiction counseling who provide evidence-based integrated care for substance use and co-occurring disorders. Hazelden Betty Ford's Graduate School of Addiction Studies integrates academics with clinical practice supervised by experienced alcohol and drug treatment leaders.


    Located on the beautiful Center City, MN campus of the world-renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the Graduate School is a fully accredited institution of higher learning, offering several Master of Arts degrees, specialized training for professional development, and continuing education. The Graduate School offers two on-campus degrees, an online degree, and customized training.  Currently serving over 180 students per term, the school's curriculum merges theory, science, and practice to prepare addictions counselors who are well-equipped to address the complexities of substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions. Over the past 15 years, our graduates have achieved an exceptionally high pass rate for licensure exams, almost all have procured employment within 6 months of graduation, and those who employ our graduates report being very satisfied with their new employees.


    Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


    The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies (HBFGSAS) invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor. As a core teaching faculty member, this position will be responsible for educating future leaders in addiction counseling to improve treatment and recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders. This position has responsibilities in both our on-campus and online programs. This position innovates and continuously improves key education processes based on educational research, internal assessment data, and academic expertise, so that course offerings, teaching strategies and curriculum development demonstrate improved achievement of learning outcomes. Our faculty also participate in a wide range of scholarly activities. The Assistant Professor teaches core courses, provides clinical supervision and academic advising to students, and participates in all aspects of the Graduate School in order to promote continuous improvement of key educational processes.


    The ideal candidate will begin teaching in Summer/Fall 2018.


    If qualifications exceed the Assistant Professor qualifications, rank of Associate Professor or Professor will be considered.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Qualifications include a Doctorate in counselor education and supervision from a CACREP-accredited program or a Doctorate degree in a related field and have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. ABD status candidates from a CACREP-accredited counselor education and supervision program will be considered with an appropriate level of experience.
    • Experience in the field of prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and mental health disorders.
    • A strong desire to teach and train future counselors in a higher learning education setting.
    • Teaching, lecturing, training, and/or education experience in a higher education environment
    • Competency in PC applications Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Current professional license (i.e. counseling, social work, psychology)
    • Knowledge of current educational technology tools
    • Experience designing and teaching online graduate courses
    • Experience utilizing backwards course design
    • Due to the nature of our clinically oriented counseling education programs, applicants with additional experience and credentialing in mental health counseling and/or integrated care are preferred.
    • Applicants with experience in clinical supervision and/or coordinating clinical placements from a distance will be given preference.
    • Applicants with prior experience in CACREP program development and accreditation will be given preference.


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