Overview

Texas State University is seeking qualified applicants for an open rank tenure line of Professional Counseling position beginning Fall 2020. This position will involve teaching, research, service, and program support in a CACREP accredited, master’s level Professional Counseling Program in Central Texas. Specific responsibilities will include teaching courses leading to licensure in professional counseling, maintaining an active and productive program of research, student advisement, and service to the program, department, university, and profession. This position will teach core courses in our CACREP accredited program, with a particular focus on teaching substance abuse, psychopathology, research methods, and other clinical courses as needed.

The successful candidate will be headquartered on the main university campus in San Marcos and will teach courses on both the main university campus in San Marcos and at the university’s Round Rock Campus. The Professional Counseling Program is CACREP accredited in three specialty areas: clinical mental health counseling, marriage couple and family counseling, and school counseling.

Texas State University is a student-centered Hispanic Serving Institution of nearly 39,000 students. The university holds a Carnegie classification of Doctoral University-High Research Activity and is engaged in a strategic plan to attain eligibility for the State of Texas’ National Research University Fund by elevating its national research profile. Texas State University is located along the beautiful San Marcos River. San Marcos is in the center of the innovation corridor, 40 minutes south of Austin and 60 minutes north of San Antonio, and is rich in vibrant and eclectic communities.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for Assistant Professor rank:

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP accredited program by employment date of Fall 2020;
  • A record of, or the demonstration of the potential for, research and publication at the national and/or international levels; and
  • Applicant must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Professional Counselor (LPC or LMFT) in the State of Texas.

Required qualifications for Associate Professor and Professor ranks:

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP program;
  • Documented record of sustained research and publication at the national and/or international levels;
  • Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and service; and
  • Applicant must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Professional Counselor (LPC or LMFT) in the State of Texas.

The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards, inclusive of a recommendation by the department’s Personnel Committee.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for Assistant Professor rank:

  • Experience teaching core courses in a CACREP accredited program (such as substance abuse, psychopathology, and research methods);
  • Experience providing clinical supervision in an academic setting;
  • Potential for securing external funding for research.

Preferred qualifications for Associate Professor and Professor ranks:

  • Experience teaching core courses in a CACREP accredited program (such as substance abuse, psychopathology, and research methods);
  • Experience providing clinical supervision in an academic setting;
  • Strong record of scholarly publication and demonstrated experience securing external funding for research.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/25961.