Department Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Counseling


WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of Counseling is seeking a tenure track assistant professor of counselor education beginning July 1, 2017. The person chosen must have an earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP accredited program and be eligible for license as a LPC in the State of North Carolina. Experience as a counselor in either an educational or agency setting is desirable. A candidate should have a strong desire and potential for excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching related to counseling and human services. A record of publications in counselor education and a research agenda is a must. Applicants will be expected to be a generalist covering a variety of courses in the CACREP accredited masters degree programs in school and clinical mental health counseling and will occasionally teach a counseling related undergraduate course. Highly developed supervision skills are a must.

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Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ration is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to


Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.


Submit a letter of application, a complete curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Donna A. Henderson, Department  of Counseling, Box 7406, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 by November 15, 2016.


Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.