The University of Texas at Tyler’s Department of Psychology and Counseling will have TWO tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling positions available for 2014-15.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field from a CACREP accredited degree program and LPC license eligibility in Texas. Candidates should provide evidence of strong research and interpersonal skills as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with teaching experience and/or research emphasis in diversity, career development, supervision of counseling, and/or group counseling are especially encouraged to apply. For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, candidate must either already be at that rank, or meet UT Tyler criteria for tenure and Associate Professor rank.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to those with training and experience in one or more of the following: counselor supervision, multicultural counseling, evidence based treatments. A record of scholarship, including publications, external funding success and graduate (masters and doctoral) teaching experience are also preferred.
RESPONSIBILTIES: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
(1) teach graduate clinical mental health counseling content and applied courses in area of expertise, supervise practicum students, mentor student research, possibly teach undergraduate psychology courses;
(2) develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, professional presentations, and refereed publications,
(3) seek external funding to support research, training, and service activities;
(4) provide service to the field and profession at local, state, and/or national levels, and participate collaboratively in program, department, college, and university governance.
Either of these positions may be modified to include an administrative appointment as the Director of our community-based Clinical and Counseling Training Clinic, or Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director, if the applicant’s experience and interests include that role.
SALARY: The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: Tenure-track positions will commence either June or August, 2014.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: Candidates should electronically submit:
- a letter of teaching and research interests addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities cited above, along with professorial rank being applied for;
- current curriculum vitae;
- at least three original letters of recommendation,
- copies of recent scholarship, and
- copies of all academic transcripts to:
CLOSING DATE: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
ABOUT COUNSELOR EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER: The Counselor Education faculty includes professors who specialize in counseling theories, techniques and skills, couple and family therapy, and school counseling. We offer a 60-credit Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s degree, with a specialization in couple and family counseling available. Current research activity among the faculty members includes counseling underserved and minority populations, counselor supervision, midlife transition in couple relationships, and training school counselors. A list of current faculty research can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/faculty staff.htm. You can view the respective faculty member’s research interest by clicking on the faculty member’s name.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 7,000 students, including nearly 1200 (20%) ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program as well as graduate masters degree programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and School Counseling. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/ . The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.