Job Details

Southern Methodist University
  • Position Number: 4477249
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Position Type: Education - Counselor Education

53313 Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling
Department of Counseling

Location: Dallas, TX
Open Date: Oct 07, 2022

This is a renewable non-tenured position with an initial one-year appointment beginning August 2023.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Teaching counseling related courses and/or related topics with specific emphasis on LGBTQ+ Affirmative Therapy and/or school counseling, diversity, addiction/substance abuse, research, statistics

  • Academic (individual and group) advising

  • Clinical Supervision of students

  • Service to the department to support program projects and events

  • Service to the School and University

    Required qualifications include:

    A doctoral degree in counseling or counselor education (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from a CACREP-accredited program

    Teaching experience in counseling related courses and/or related topics with specific emphasis on LGBTQ+ affirmative therapy, addiction/substance abuse, research, statistics, school counseling, and/or diversity

    Demonstrated identity as a counselor educator and clinician

    Clinical experience in the field

    Preferred qualifications:

    LPC and/or LMFT

    Clinical supervisory experience and/or supervisory credential

    LGBTQ+ counseling experience

    School counseling experience

    Addiction/substance abuse experience

    Clinical counseling experience

    Experience in supervision/management of a clinic

    One to three years teaching experience

    Application Instructions:
    To apply, visit

    Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by November 15, 2022, but the committee will continue to accept applications, and the position will remain open until filled. The following documents are required: (1) cover letter outlining teaching, scholarship, professional service, and clinical experiences.Please also include research experience, if applicable. (2) curriculum vitae. (3) the names, affiliations, and contact information for three references. References will only be contacted if the candidate advances to the on-campus interview stage. All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at: For questions about the search submissions process, contact Kathy Silva at For questions about the department or position contact Terra Wagner, Committee Chair, at Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. The start date for this position is August 2023. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

    Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU's commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1 Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

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