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Assistant Professor of Counseling & Psychology

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Assistant Professor of Counseling & Psychology


Texas A&M University - Central Texas


College Of Education and Human Development

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Job Location

Killeen, Texas

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The College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Counseling and Psychology is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty member to contribute to our goal of accessible, affordable, and quality education as well as our core values of excellence and achievement, compassion, integrity, knowledge, diversity, initiative, and collaboration.

Job Summary:

The faculty member will teach graduate courses in Counseling & Psychology with an emphasis on preparing students seeking certification as school counselors. Additional responsibilities may include student academic advising, engaging in university, department, and community committees and other kinds of service, and conducting research and scholarship activities.

This is a tenure-track position.

Summer appointment is not guaranteed and is contingent upon University need.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Doctorate approved by the university and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to School Counseling.

  • Ability in the discipline and clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean,

  • A record of scholarly activity beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree.

  • Must possess the minimum credential standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), which include at least 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area of suitable approved justifications.

  • Certified School Counselor in the State of Texas

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Competent in providing clinical supervision to school-counselors-in training.

  • Effective communicator who can collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from a CACREP accredited university.

  • Familiarity with TEA accreditation standards and process.

  • Teaching and supervision experience at the graduate level.

  • Experience working in the field of mental health or in school counseling settings

  • A strong record of peer reviewed scholarly activities

Job Duties:

  • Teach graduate courses in Counseling and Psychology, including on campus, online, and hybrid courses (12 workload credits per semester; 4 workload credits for each graduate course taught).

  • Additional responsibilities include student academic advising; engaging in university, department and community committees and other kinds of service; and conducting research and scholarship activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ensure appropriate advisement of students seeking School Counselor certification.

Please upload your cover letter, curriculum vitae (cv), teaching philosophy, 3 letter of references, transcripts, and proof of licensure when applying.

To upload your proof of licensure attach the file to the "Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)" section.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009, as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelors and master's degrees for life's next chapter.

The A&M University system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system.

Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of A&M-Central Texas.

Texas A&M University - Central Texas is an E-Verify institution of higher education.

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.


Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit

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