The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applicants for an assistant professor in the College of Education. This position will be responsible for teaching, advising, and supervising students of the University’s dual-track Master’s program, as well as conducting and publishing scholarly research and providing service to the University and profession. Potential course assignments may include lifespan and human development, basic and advanced counseling skills, group counseling, practicum and/or internship, and other graduate-level courses.
The list of responsibilities for this position is divided into several categories:
• Teaching: includes the preparation of course syllabi and classes, the preparation and grading of examinations, teaching face-to-face and online courses and other technology-based instruction as needed to meet enrollment goals
• Post and observe on campus office hours for purposes of student consultation. Meet with students as needed by appointment
• Teaching load: four three-credit hour courses in each of the fall and spring semesters
• Participation in activities (usually through committee work) designed to advance the mission and quality of the University, School, and Departmental programs.. Assignments to routine committee work will be made in consideration of other demands placed on the faculty member by the University
• Attendance is expected at Department, College and general University meetings
Professional Growth and Development:
• Maintain a program of personal and professional development appropriate for areas of responsibility
• Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic disciplines.
• Research, publication, and professional activity within one’s field of specialization or otherwise directed towards the University’s mission
• Additional duties as assigned by the Provost and/or the College Dean
The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2915.
Please include all required documents with your submission.
Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
UTPB participates in e-Verify.
• A doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision from a CACREP accredited university; ABDs will be considered if completing their dissertation within 6 months of appointment
• Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Professional Counselor and/or certification as a Professional School Counselor with three (3) years of counseling experience in U.S. public schools
• Direct experience working with students from culturally diverse backgrounds
• A willingness to participate in innovative counselor education projects • A willingness to work as a team player focused on supporting new initiatives and partnerships in the College of Education and the surrounding community
• Demonstrated ability to relate well to a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and community members, including under-served populations and first-generation students and families
• Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills with an appropriate understanding of the needs of the audience and appropriate professionalism
• Potential for obtaining external funding
• Interest in the professional and personal growth of students
• A genuine spirit of study necessary to maintain currency in one’s academic field
• Desire to contribute to a high-performing faculty and staff
All UTPB employees must pass a criminal background check
• Specialization in Clinical Mental Health or School Counseling
• College level teaching experience
• Experience supervising master’s level counseling students
• Ability to teach via traditional and alternative delivery methods
• Demonstrated record of obtaining external funding
• Demonstrated experience in innovation within the field of counseling including the use of evidence-based practices and innovative technology
Internal Number: F111P
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.