Clinical Assistant Professor
System Identification Number:
Counseling & Higher Education (132300)
College of Education http://coe.unt.edu
Clinical Assistant Professor
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Counseling Program at UNT seeks a clinical assistant professor with a demonstrated record of strength in teaching and service to support the program's academic initiatives and nationally recognized stature. The successful candidate will serve a nine-month appointment beginning Fall semester 2018. This appointment is a non-tenurable, one year appointment that may be renewed annually and may be eligible for promotion at the sole discretion of the University. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding.
The Counseling Program offers masters' and doctoral degrees in counseling and an undergraduate minor in counseling associate studies. The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has conferred accreditation on the following tracks in the counseling program at UNT: clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, and the PhD in counseling.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) teaching four (4) courses each semester in CACREP core and counseling specialty areas; (2) providing administrative service, such as coordinating the Program's master's internships, (3) providing clinical supervision to master's and doctoral level students; (4) advising/mentoring students; (5) serving on dissertation committees; (6) working with faculty members in the Counseling Program and with those centers, institutes, and clinics affiliated with the Program to maintain and enhance the Program's national stature; and (7) participating actively on university committees and in professional counseling organizations.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The candidate must hold a doctorate in counseling or counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program by start of employment; must be licensed as a Professional Counselor in Texas; must demonstrate a record of effective teaching, supervision, and professional activity; and must demonstrate strength and flexibility to teach across the CACREP core, including both clinical and didactic courses.
Preferred qualifications include (1) licensure as a Texas Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, and (2) a strong identity as a teacher and supervisor of counseling clients across the lifespan.
Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
Open Until Search Closed
Required Applicant Documents:
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check.
Questions about this position should be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Leslie Jones at [email protected]