Assistant/Associate Professor of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling

Belton, Texas
Sep 01, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s CACREP Accredited, Graduate Counseling Program is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.  This is a year-round (12-month), tenure-track position.  Start date could be January 2018 (preferred) or June 2018.

UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas.  Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities:   Activities required of all graduate faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development and student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment. Strong communication skills with a commitment to scholarly research and enhancing the quality of education are required. Candidates must be active, committed Christians.

Specific Responsibilities:  This position includes teaching graduate courses in Marriage and Family Counseling; advising and mentoring counseling students; providing clinical supervision to practicum and internship students; and participating in departmental and university committees.  This position will teach 3 graduate courses during each fall and spring semesters, and 2 graduate courses during each June/July summer semester. 


  • A doctoral degree in Counseling is required. A doctoral degree from a CACREP accredited program in Counseling is preferred.
  • A current and valid Texas LMFT license is required.  Current clinical licensure in another state with eligibility to achieve Texas LMFT licensure within one (1) year of hire may be substituted.
  • Teaching experience is required. Graduate-level teaching experience is preferred.
  • Clinical supervisory experience and/or supervisor status licensure (LMFT-S) is preferred.

Salaries & Benefits:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

TO APPLY:   Visit for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application.  Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at  In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Application packets may also be submitted/completed in person: UMHB Human Resources, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.