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Full Time Clinical Assistant Professor
Southern Methodist University

Date Posted Feb. 27, 2019
Title Full Time Clinical Assistant Professor
University Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX, United States
Department Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development - Counseling & Dispute Resolution
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Family Studies/Child Development
    Psychology - School
    Human Development

Southern Methodist University
Clinical Assistant Professor
Program in Counseling

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University seeks two full-time Clinical Assistant Professors for the Program in Counseling within the Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling for Fall 2019. Applicants will be chosen from a single pool to fill two Positions: Numbers 52933 and 53319.

Principal responsibilities include:
Teaching counseling course work
Academic (individual and group) advising
Curriculum and program development
Clinical Supervision of students
Providing administrative support for departmental and institutional projects
Demonstrated or potential for scholarly productivity, research, and publication
Providing service to the program, university, and community

These are renewable non-tenured positions with an initial one-year appointment beginning August 1, 2019.

Required minimum qualifications include:

  • A doctoral degree in counseling or marriage and family therapy (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) by employment date of August 1, 2019.
  • Licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy and/or Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas with supervisory credentials or eligible for state licensure with goal of supervisory credentials.
  • Teaching experience in counseling related courses and/or related topics with specific emphasis on school counseling, marriage and family counseling, addiction/substance abuse, research and statistics, diversity, clinical courses, or assessment.
  • Demonstrated identity as a counselor educator.
  • Clinical experience in the field.
  • Graduate of a CACREP program.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Texas LMFT-S and/or LPC-S.
  • Experience in supervision/management of a clinic.

Application materials required:
1) a letter of application detailing interest and qualifications for the position; 2) a current vita; 3) examples of syllabi and course evaluations; 4) official graduate transcripts; 5) video of a 20-minute teaching demonstration; 6) three letters of recommendation (or reference) that specifically address clinical and teaching expertise, and 7) a statement of teaching philosophy.

Interested candidates should apply at :

Review of applications will begin March 2019. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be postmarked by March 20, 2019, but the selection committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify the applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled.

The Program in Counseling is a part of the prestigious Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University. The Program in Counseling is a vibrant SMU community with a strong history of public service, rigorous academics, innovative curricula, as well as opportunity for study in Taos, New Mexico, and abroad. The Program in Counseling maintains approximately 230 graduate students whose capstone experience is practica in the state of the art SMU Center for Family Counseling. Awarded CACREP accreditation for eight years, the program offers Clinical Mental Health counseling, Marriage, Couple, and Family counseling, and School Counseling. The new location for the Center for Family Counseling will open Fall 2019 on SMU East campus to offer services for the community and provide a laboratory experience for students. Supportive faculty work collaboratively to sustain the nurturing and innovative environment which is the hallmark of the program and has contributed to its ongoing success.

Message from a Graduate:
"The classes have been an incredible learning experience for me, but it will be the human touch you have all brought to it, the unique ways you have touched my life, my soul, and my person that I will remember most. These are the experiences from which I will "drink" for a long time; which have and continue to form me as a person and as a counselor."

Since SMU’s founding in 1911, the main campus has grown to more than 100 buildings, seven degree-granting schools, more than 80 baccalaureate degree programs through 5 undergraduate schools and a variety of graduate degrees, a fulltime faculty numbering more than 700, and assets of $2.16 billion.

  • SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check for final applicants.

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Contact Information

  • Gay McAlister or Maggie Jacome
    Counseling and Dispute Resolution
    Southern Methodist University
    5228 Tennyson Parkway Ste. 3-118
    Plano, TX 75024
  • 972-473-3402
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