Visiting Assistant Professor in Counselling

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio TAMUSA
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-18
Req: R-037982
Job Title

Visiting Assistant Professor in Counselling


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Texas A&M University- San Antonio invites applications for a full time Visiting Assistant Professor of Counseling faculty position in the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology to begin fall 2021. Applicants must be certified in School Counseling and have a minimum of five years of experience as a Texas State Certified School Counselor.

The successful candidate will teach graduate classes in the counseling program and will assist in the development/teaching of School Counseling; maintain an active research agenda; supervise master's level students; and fulfill service responsibilities to the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology and the university, as well as advancing the counseling profession. Candidates will be expected to work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology and community partners. Faculty members will be expected to supervise practicum students.

This is a term limited position anticipated to start as soon as possible with an end date of up to two years from the date of hire.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education, from a CACREP accredited program

  • 18 graduate hours in each field in which candidate will teach

  • Must be a certified school counselor

  • A minimum of five years of experience as a Professional School Counselor in a public school setting

  • Commitment to the professional field of school counseling and counselor education, demonstrated by membership in state, regional, and/or national counseling associations

  • Evidence of scholarly potential/productivity

  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs and ASCA National Model

  • Teaching experience in higher education including advising and supervising graduate students

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified School Counseling (CSC)

Review of applications will begin immediately. For review of application, applicants may submit unofficial graduate transcripts to the Search Committee at the address listed below. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation and official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be received directly by the Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology.

Please send these materials to:

Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

c/o Dr. Michael Moyer

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology

One University Way

San Antonio, TX 78224


(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered if emailed directly to

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

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the employment application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents:

•Cover letter

•Curriculum vitae to include three (3) professional references

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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