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Visiting Assistant Professor, Educator, Counseling Program

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The School of Human Services at the University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for a 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor in Counseling. This search is open to candidates seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track, 9-month appointment with benefits. Anticipated start date is August 15, 2023. Responsibilities include teaching a diverse set of graduate courses, supporting field placement in school counseling, and providing leadership service to the School Counseling Program. 

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on graduate committees, supervise laboratories (where appropriate), independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.

Minimum Requirements

  • A doctoral candidate or earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program.
  • Demonstrated effective teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Potential for teaching a variety of courses in both School and Mental Health Counseling.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Professional experience in school and/or mental health counseling.
  • Completed doctoral degree in counselor education from a CACREP doctoral program.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse university colleagues and area partners.

Application Process

To apply for the position, please complete the University’s online application form. Please submit:

  • A letter of application describing your interests and qualifications aligned with the position.
  • Curriculum vita
  • Official transcripts of all college work.
  • Names and contact information for professional references.


Review of applications will begin immediately. Start date for this position is August 15, 2023. 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 93037


Visiting Assistant Professor, Educator, Counseling Program

Date:  May 25, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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