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: clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, and the Ph.D. in counseling.
In 2016, the UNT Counseling Program ranked 1st in Texas, 3rd in the South, and 4th in the nation by Best-Education-Schools.com; and it ranked 10th in the nation by GraduatePrograms.com. The UNT Counseling Program was the first in the nation to receive the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision’s Outstanding Program Award and has earned that recognition multiple times. For ten years U.S. News & World Report ranked the UNT Counseling Program among the top 20 programs nationally; for 2020, the program ranked 14th in the nation and 1st in Texas.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The Counseling Program at UNT seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a 1 year position with a demonstrated record of strength in teaching and service to support the program’s academic initiatives and nationally recognized stature. The successful candidate will serve a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment for the academic year 2022-2023 (Fall semester 2022-Spring 2023)
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 master’s and doctoral level students; (3) advising/mentoring students; (4) working with faculty members in the Counseling Program and with those centers, institutes, and clinics affiliated with the Program to maintain and enhance the Program’s national stature; and (5) participating actively in the Program committees.
The candidate must hold a doctorate in counseling or counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program by start of employment; 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) licensure as a Texas Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, and (2) a strong identity as a teacher and supervisor of the counseling of clients across the lifespan.