Clinical Assistant Professor Counseling

University of North Texas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 24, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

University of North Texas


Clinical Assistant Professor Counseling


Counseling Program

Department of Counseling and Higher Education


Position:     The Counseling Program at UNT seeks a clinical assistant professor with a demonstrated record of strength in teaching and service to support the programs academic initiatives and nationally recognized stature. The successful candidate will serve a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment beginning Fall semester 2014. Based on successful annual evaluation, the appointment will be renewed annually with promotion. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding.


The Program:     The Counseling Program offers masters and doctoral degrees in counseling and an undergraduate minor in counseling associate studies. The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has conferred accreditation on the following tracks in the counseling program at UNT: school counseling, college and university counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and the Ph.D. in counseling.


The UNT Counseling Program was the first in the nation to receive the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision's Outstanding Program Award and earned that recognition again in 2000. The Counseling Program faculty also received the 2010 ACES Publication in Counselor Education and Supervision Award for their landmark book, The Professional Counselor: Portfolio, Competencies, Performance Guidelines and Assessment (4th edition) and won the same award for their 2004 3rd edition of that book. Beginning in 1998 when U.S. News and World Report began ranking counseling and counseling psychology programs housed in colleges of education, the UNT Counseling Program ranked among the top 20 programs nationally for nine years; for 2013, the program is ranked 13th in the nation and 1st in Texas.


Qualifications:     The candidate must hold a doctorate in counseling or counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program by start of employment; must be licensure-eligible as a Professional Counselor in Texas; must demonstrate a record of effective teaching, supervision, and professional activity; and must demonstrate strength and flexibility to teach across the CACREP core, including both clinical and didactic courses. Preferred qualifications include (1) preparation to teach in, and demonstrated leadership in, one or more specialty areas such as career, crisis, family, and/or adolescent counseling, and (2) licensure as a Professional Counselor.


Responsibilities:     Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) teaching four [4] courses each semester in CACREP core and counseling specialty areas; (2) providing clinical supervision to masters and doctoral level students; (3) advising/mentoring students; (4) serving on dissertation committees; (5) working with faculty members in the Counseling Program and with those centers, institutes, and clinics affiliated with the Program to maintain and enhance the Programs national stature; and (6) participating actively in professional organizations and university committees.


The University:     The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 37,000 students, one-third of whom are graduate students. UNT is conveniently located in the vibrant and rapidly growing Denton-Dallas-Fort Worth region.


Application Procedure:     All applicants must apply online at:


The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check.


Questions about this position should be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Leslie Jones at


Deadline:     The search committee will begin review of applications on October 1, 2013, and will continue until the search is closed.


The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.

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