Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Lubbock, Texas
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time



EDUC Educational Psych Leadrshp Gen

Major/Essential Functions

Teaching two courses per semester at the Master’s and PhD levels in traditional and non-traditional formats.
Advising students.
Serving on and chairing doctoral dissertation committees.
Continuing an existing active research, publication, and presentation agenda.
Serving on department, college, university, and community-based committees/boards.
Pursuing and securing external funding.
Assuming other teaching, supervision, and professional responsibilities as required/assigned.
All applicants should have licensure or license eligibility to be a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas.
Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.
Service duties include program-building, as well as a commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and the university is expected.

Org Level 1

Texas Tech University

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
A doctoral degree from a CACREP accredited Counselor Education program.
Doctorate by July first or by August 2019 with a letter from the dissertation chair stating the degree will be awarded in August 2019.
Evidence of a successful record of recent research publication and presentations.
Experience in qualitative and quantitative methods of research, with evidence of recent research experience using these methods.
Applicant must have a strong professional counselor education identity
Evidenced by membership in the American Counseling Association and membership in at least two of its divisions and/or state branches.
Evidence of potential for supporting scholarly activity among counseling students.
A demonstrated an ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations,”
Experience working with diverse populations in a counseling setting.
Extensive knowledge of CACREP standards and the counseling profession.
Eligible for Licensure in counseling (LPC) in the state of Texas
Preferred Qualifications:
Recent experience supervising practicum and internship students in clinical mental health and school settings.
Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
Demonstrate proficiency in technology and the ability to deliver online teaching and supervision.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Basis


Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required

Up to 25%



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EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

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