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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Services

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Services


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

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San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2024. The appointment is for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Services. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator of the Human Services program, teach courses within the core program of studies, maintain a productive scholarly agenda, and support the vitality of the university and its programs through service.


  • The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment.

  • The candidate will also work collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive Human Services program supporting all populations across a variety of human service settings.

  • The supervision of field-based students and internship students are also possible.

  • Mentorship and advisement of students are essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities, as deemed necessary.

  • Scholarly activity with publications in referred journals as well as attendance and presentations at professional meetings is essential.

  • Quality performance will also be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service, as well as active University committee participation.

  • Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses.

Education and Experience:

  • An earned doctorate in Human Services or a related field from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.

  • Two (2) years of experience working in a human services-related field having administrative, direct care, educational, or research responsibilities.

  • Evidence of scholarly activity with publications in refereed journals, as well as presentations at professional meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.

  • Experience with program coordination.

  • Experience teaching human services-related coursework at a college/university.

  • Experience working with bilingual community-based human services programs.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online profile and submit a letter of interest and a current CV/resume with at least three references.

Applications for the position are online at opportunities/index.html.

Please apply online with the required documents

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae with three (3) references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until filled.

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 from each degree-granting institution must be received directly by the College of Education & Human Development.

Please address questions to:

Scott Peters, Search Committee Chair Texas A&M University-San Antonio

College of Education & Human Development 1 University Way

San Antonio, TX 78224


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 (e.g., AACRAO;

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to 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.


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