Assistant/Associate Professor



Job description

Greenville NC

As a full-time, tenure track/tenured faculty position, the successful candidate will support the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies’ mission with excellence in teaching, research, service, and leadership of the Military and Trauma Counseling certificate program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all curricular levels, implement a grant funded research program, and engage in service activities at the department to international levels. The successful candidate will also serve as the Coordinator of the department’s graduate level certificate in Military and Trauma Counseling and be a faculty assigned to the M.S. in Rehabilitation & Career Counseling program.

Minimum Education/Experience:

PhD in Counseling from a CACREP accredited program, or a doctoral degree in a closely related field and one year full time experience as a faculty in a counselor education program.

Expertise through teaching, research, and/or practice with rehabilitation counseling and military and trauma related issues.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 975030

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies (formerly the Department of Rehabilitation Studies) at East Carolina University began in 1967 with a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. The first students graduated in 1969. Currently, the department has the following degree programs: B.S. in Rehabilitation Services, M.S. in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in addictions, M.S. in Rehabilitation and Career Counseling, and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration; both masters programs and the doctoral program are CACREP accredited. The department also has the following graduate certificate programs: Military and Trauma Counseling (MTC), Rehabilitation Counseling (RC), Substance Abuse Counseling (SAC), and Vocational Evaluation (VE). in Rehabilitation Services began in fall 1994 and graduated its first students in 1998. In the fall of 2005, the Department of Rehabilitation Studies began a Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration and graduated its first student in 2009.

How to apply

Individuals wishing to be considered for this position should submit a curriculum vitae, list of three references (with contact information) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee, a five year research plan, and a letter of interest. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair Stephen Leierer at or 252.744.6298.

  • Please attach your five year research plan as “additional document 1”.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; • Develops tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change; • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.