Assistant/Associate Professor in Counseling

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-24
Req: R-020891
Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor in Counseling

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology seeks applicants for a full-time, Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Currently, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is experiencing enormous growth and is in the process of developing a new 700 acre campus located on the Southside of San Antonio. The Counseling program is a robust program with an active faculty devoted to teaching, service, scholarship, and professional development. The successful candidate will teach graduate classes in the Counseling Program (i.e., Clinical Mental Health, School, and Marriage Couple and Family Counseling); maintain an active research agenda; supervise practicum and internship students; and fulfill service responsibilities to the Department and the University. Candidates will also be expected to participate in professional development activities that help advance the counseling profession. Successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and community partners and assist with, or initiate, new program development. Work hours vary with schedule.


The successful candidate will: 
•    Teach graduate classes in the Counseling Program (i.e., Clinical Mental Health, School, and Marriage Couple and Family Counseling).
•    Fulfill service responsibilities to the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology and the University.
•    Maintain an active research agenda.
•    Work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology and community partners.
•    Supervise practicum and internship students.
•    Maintain a professional identity and professional development activities grounded in counseling or related educational field. 
•    Contribute to, or take the lead in, new program development.
•    Be committed to diversity, social justice, equity, and access in research and teaching.

Necessary Qualifications:

•    Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision, (or a related educational field, with record of employment as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013). 
•    18 graduate hours in each field in which candidate will teach.  
•    Experience working with culturally diverse populations. 
•    Minimum of three-five years of university teaching experience including advising and supervising graduate students.
•    Evidence of teaching, service, and professional development potential/productivity, commensurate with rank.  
•    Record of scholarly activity commensurate with rank.
•    Applicants must have a professional identity and work experience grounded in counseling or related educational field. 

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Graduate of a CACREP accredited program.  
•    Teaching experience in higher education including advising and supervising graduate students.  
•    Membership and active participation in professional counseling organizations. Will also have a strong professional identity grounded in counseling or related educational field.
•    Three years of work experience in an area commensurate with the academic specialty.
•    Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and/or Professional School Counselor (PSC) and/or related licensure/certification.
•    Capacity to lead or contribute to new program development.
•    Experience with CACREP self-study and accreditation process.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. For review of applications, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee Chair. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation less than one-year-old and bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts sent directly from each degree-granting institution to the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology. Please send materials to: 

Search Committee Chair - Counseling 
c/o Angela Reyes (Rodriguez)
Texas A&M University-San Antonio 
Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology 
One University Way 
San Antonio, TX 78224 
E-mail: [email protected] 
(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered if emailed directly to [email protected]

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator. 

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the address above. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External   * For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link: http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html  

Completed applications will include:

•Cover letter
•Curriculum Vitae
•Complete set of unofficial transcripts
•Contact information for three references

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
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