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Visiting Assistant Professor of Counseling

St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Department of Counseling and Human Services seeks to fill a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position (non-tenure track, one-year renewable contract) to teach courses in its CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA) and Counselor Education and Supervision (PhD) programs beginning August 1, 2021. The two degree programs seek to prepare counselors, educators, and researchers for clinical practice (MA) or for clinical leadership, advocacy, teaching, supervision and/or research (PhD) by integrating Catholic Marianist values related to promoting justice, peace, and human dignity with counseling practices: (


This position will be expected to teach a full-time course load each semester (3/3), provide academic advising, serve on dissertation committees, provide selected departmental administrative duties, and engage in scholarship that develops the profession. Teaching assignments will be appropriate to the individual's demonstrated expertise from among the following courses:

Introduction to Counseling

Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling

Theories of Counseling

Statistical Assessment

Methods of Research (MA)

Process of Supervision

Group Process

Special Topics in Counseling

Mental Health and Psychopathology

Career Planning

Social/Cultural Issues in Counseling

Advanced Theories of Counseling

MA or PhD Practicum or Internship

Multicultural Assessment

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program or have a related doctoral degree with at least one year of full-time counselor education experience in an accredited program before July 1, 2013. The successful candidate also will have a counseling license (LPC, preferably LPC-S) or be license-eligible in Texas, will demonstrate experience teaching counseling courses and providing supervision to counseling students, and will exhibit sustained participation and contribution to the counseling profession. Visiting faculty members are eligible for research support (computer, analysis software), faculty development opportunities, and fringe benefits.

St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership, Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, St. Mary's is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary's is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that enrolls 3,700 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check and other human resources requirements. St. Mary's University is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarship in one's area of expertise, and evidence of effective teaching to at For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Ratliff, Chair, Dept. of Counseling ( or 210-438-6400).

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