Visiting Assistant Professor, Counseling

University of Houston–Clear Lake

United States

July 15, 2021


Visiting Assistant Professor, Counseling


The Department of Counseling, Special Education and Diversity (CSED) at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) invites applications and nominations for a faculty position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level for the Counseling program. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development and growth of the counseling program, develop and teach Counseling courses, establish an appropriate research program that leads to peer reviewed publications, seek external funding, and provide service to the program, university and profession. This one-year position will begin Fall 2021 and be renewed depending on need. The Visiting Assistant Professor may apply for a tenure-track position if one is advertised and the required qualifications are met.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate counseling courses.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Supervise interns.
  • Student advisement and recruitment,
  • Work cooperatively with area public schools and agencies.
  • Participate in college and university committees and professional organizations and performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications


    1. An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited university.

    2. Minimum of two years practical experience as a school counselor or counselor.

    3. Successful university teaching experience.

    4. Record of research and scholarly publications.

    5. Demonstrated service.

    6. Experience with diverse populations of students.

    7. Texas LPC, CSC or eligibility.

    8. Strong English communication skills.


    Experience using an online teaching format such as Blackboard.

    Experience with CACREP accreditation process.

    Proficiency in written and oral Spanish.

    Experience supervising counselors in school systems and agencies.

    Addictions counseling background with LCDC eligibility

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement, Evidence of Effective Teaching

    Notes to Applicant:

    Applications are only accepted online through the UHCL Job Opportunities website. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and evidence of teaching excellence. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with priority given to applications received by July 15, 2021. A video conference interview will take place as part of the final interview process. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. A background check and the successful pass of a criminal history record check is required prior to final interviews. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position.

    University of Houston-Clear Lake is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program. UHCL is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.


    : Full-time


    : C0046 COE Dean's Office

    Job Posting

    : Jun 11, 2021, 6:29:13 AM

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