Position #30205CLT – The School of Education invites applications for a 5-month contractually-limited-term position effective December 15, 2020 in Counsellor Education. Acadia University’s Master of Education (Counselling) Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counsellor Education Programs.
Applicants must possess a graduate degree in Counselling, Counselling Psychology, or a closely related discipline, with preference given to candidates who possess, or are near completion of, a doctorate degree. Applicants must be registered or certified by a professional counselling body. In addition, applicants must have a minimum of two years professional experience in the practice of counselling, with priority given to those with greater depth and breadth of experience. Counsellor education experience in graduate teaching, the provision of clinical supervision, and a developing research program in the discipline of counselling, will be considered assets. The successful candidate will teach in the MEd (Counselling) program, which may entail travel to off-site cohorts across the Province. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to contribute fully to the functioning and facilitation of the MEd counselling program, through service activities within the program and broader School of Education.
Applicants should forward, by e-mail containing the subject line Position #30205 (a) a letter of application;
(b) a curriculum vitae detailing academic and professional credentials, professional counselling experience, counsellor education and supervision experience, and scholarly interests, achievements, and potential contributions; and
(c) the names and contact information for three referees to:
Dr. Janet Dyment
Director, School of Education Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6
The review of applications will commence on November 24, 2020.
For additional information on School of Education programs, please visit http://education.acadiau.ca
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is qualifications and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.
The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact: Dr. Janet Dyment firstname.lastname@example.org