Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Open Rank Position Announcement
The Counseling Program in the Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education at Texas A&M University-Commerce is currently seeking applicants for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in Counseling with responsibilities beginning.
One of the oldest and largest counseling programs in the country, the Counseling Program at Texas A&M University-Commerce includes a CACREP-accredited doctoral program, two CACREP-accredited master’s programs (school counseling and community counseling), and a master’s program in student affairs.
Responsibilities: Teach graduate counseling courses; supervise practicum/internship students; advise students and supervise doctoral dissertations; develop a scholarly agenda; publish regularly in professional journals; compete for grants; and provide service to the department, university and the profession.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Other duties as required.
Qualifications: The successful candidate for this position will have the following:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A PhD in counseling or counselor education by employment date of Fall 2014; licensed or eligible for licensure; experience providing clinical supervision. Requires the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. This position is open rank, as described in the categories below.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS- Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program by employment date of Fall 2014.
Assistant Professor: Experience and/or training in teaching graduate courses in counseling; experience providing clinical supervision; and the potential for scholarly productivity, research, and publication at the national or international level.
Associate Professor: Demonstrated competence in teaching graduate courses in counseling; an area of specialization germane to the mission and needs of the Counseling Program; experience providing clinical supervision; and a record of scholarly productivity, research, and publication at the national or international level. A record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with appointment as Associate Professor.
Professor: Demonstrated competence and continued accomplishment in teaching; an area of specialization germane to the mission and needs of the Counseling Program; demonstrated ability to provide clinical supervision; continued accomplishment and some measure of national recognition in scholarly activity; record of valuable professional service at the regional or national level. A record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with appointment as Professor.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Applications received bywill receive priority; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered: http://jobpath.tamu.edu/
Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: 1) Completed online application, 2) cover letter, 3) resume/CV, 4) statement concerning research interests, 5) names and complete contact information for three professional references, 6) all transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution prior to a letter of appointment being issued.)
Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels to over 12,000 students. Located one hour from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a rural community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment. Texas A&M University Commerce is actively working towards Hispanic Serving Institution status in order to better serve this fastest-growing demographic group of the state and region. We are actively searching for faculty that will provide excellence in teaching and service with an emphasis on funded research, innovation, and outreach. Texas A&M University-Commerce offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, long-term care, accidental death and dismemberment, flexible spending accounts, offered campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://www.tamus.edu/offices/Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.