Texas State University is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor of Professional Counseling. This position will involve teaching, research, service and program support in a CACREP approved, master’s level Professional Counseling Program in Central Texas. Specific responsibilities will include teaching courses leading to certification/licensure in professional counseling and/or school counseling, maintaining an active and productive program of research, student advisement, and service to the program, department, university, and profession. The successful candidate will be headquartered on the main university campus in San Marcos and may teach courses at both the San Marcos main campus and at the Round Rock Campus.
Texas State University is a student-centered Hispanic Serving Institution of nearly 39,000 students located along the beautiful San Marcos River in San Marcos, Texas. Texas State’s Carnegie Classification is Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity. The university is engaged in a strategic plan to attain eligibility for the State of Texas National Research University Fund and to continue to elevate its national research profile.
For appointment at the rank of assistant professor: The successful candidate for this position at the rank of assistant professor will have an earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP program by employment date of Fall 2018; a record of, or the demonstration of the potential for, research and publication at the national and/or international levels; and be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Professional Counselor (LPC or LMFT) in the State of Texas. This position will be expected to teach core courses in our CACREP program, with a particular focus on teaching play therapy, child and adolescent counseling, and other clinical courses as needed.
For appointment at the rank of associate professor: The successful candidate for this position at the rank of associate professor will have an earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP program; a documented record of research and publication productivity at the national and/or international levels; a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and service; and be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Professional Counselor (LPC or LMFT) in the State of Texas. This position will be expected to teach core courses in our CACREP program, with a particular focus on teaching Play Therapy, Child and Adolescent Counseling, and other clinical courses as needed.
The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards, inclusive of a recommendation by the department Personnel Committee.
Texas State's 38,808 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 91 master’s and 13 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportuni...ties for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.Our students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Fifty percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Texas State ranks 14th in the nation for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students. See the Facts and Data page for more information on our student body.The Graduate Program in Counseling at Texas State University is designed to provide the necessary training and course work to meet most academic requirements for credentialing and professional work in schools and mental health agencies. We believe that a well-prepared counselor is involved in and committed to a process of intentional growth that promotes pro-social autonomy, lifelong learning, and ethical behavior. These ideals are fostered within a dynamic and multi-modal learning setting in which diversity, critical thinking, self-in-context, scholarship, praxis, and the creation and integration of knowledge are celebrated.The Professional Counseling Program at Texas State University received its initial national accreditation in 2000 from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). All three emphasis areas of the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling are accredited with CACREP through 2023.The M.A. Degree in Professional Counseling offers three emphases within the program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Marital, Couple and Family Counseling; and School Counseling.Texas State is proud to be a tobacco-free campus.