Assistant / Associate Professor - Counselor Education

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: College of Education

The Department of Counselor Education at Boise State University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education in Addiction Counseling starting in the fall semester of 2024. The faculty member will (a) serve as the Addiction Cognate Coordinator; (b) teach addiction counseling courses, as well as a variety of core counselor education courses, including PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) courses; (c) conduct research to develop or further a strong scholarly agenda in the field of Addiction Counseling; (d) mentor and advise MA and PhD in CES students; and (e) participate in service activities at the University, College, and Department level, as well as engage in community and professional service activities. We seek to recruit and retain a colleague who promotes equitable access to educational opportunities and is responsive and cares about the success of all students we serve.

Department overview:

The Department of Counselor Education offers a Master of Arts in Counseling with a cognate in School Counseling and a cognate in Addiction Counseling.  In addition, the Department offers a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision delivered through an innovative Apprentice Model. Both the Master’s and Doctoral programs are CACREP accredited. According to the “Best Education School Rankings” from the 2020 U.S. News & World Report, Boise State University’s College of Education is ranked in the top 30 of public universities. When the rankings are listed according to regional areas, Boise State’s College of Education is in the top 3 for both the Intermountain West and the Northwest.

About Boise State:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State and the City of Boise.

Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Minimum qualifications:

●  An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program prior to August 2024, or 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

●  Background in addiction counseling (i.e., clinical experience working with clients with substance misuse and other addiction disorders)

●  Evidence of effective teaching in a CACREP-accredited program in Counselor Education or equivalent

●  Demonstrated potential for a strong research agenda in the field of counseling, including addiction-related publications and evidence of pursuit of internal and external funding commensurate to rank

●  Professionalism and collegiality

●  Ability to obtain License as Professional Counselor (LPC) in Idaho by Fall 2024 (

Preferred qualifications:

●  Experience collaborating/partnering with other academic departments, centers or institutes, mental health agencies, and/or multidisciplinary teams.

●  Experience teaching addiction-related courses and supervising MA students in a CACREP accredited Addiction Counseling Program

●  Involvement with Addiction-related counseling organizations, work groups, and/or task forces.

●  Experience working with and/or conducting research with diverse populations

Required application materials:

1. A cover letter indicating your interest and minimum, and if possible preferred, qualifications for this position.

2. A CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment).

3. A one-page statement describing your teaching philosophy

4. A one-page description of your research agenda including future plans for carrying out your research at Boise State.

5.  Three professional letters of recommendation. (Please note that due to limits on number of uploads, you will need to combine the 3 letters into a single document before submitting.)

Closing Date:

Position will close on October 31, 2023, with review to begin on November 1, 2023

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Aida Midgett at

Salary and Benefits:

Salary ranges from $68,265 to  $87,386 (9 month contract). Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.

Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being.  Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family.

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