[Amcd-aapi] FW: UTEP Tenure-track position Announcement

Hyun, June jhyun at spu.edu
Wed Aug 28 13:02:51 PDT 2019


Jung (June) Hyun, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC
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Associate Professor, Chair, Director of Clinical Training (2018-2020)



[cid:image003.png at 01D55DA0.E531E2E0]University of Texas at El Paso
College of Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services
Assistant or Associate Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The University of Texas El Paso, a recently designated R1 and Community Engaged institution, invites applications for a TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR for our CACREP-accredited Mental Health Counseling program beginning in Fall 2020.  The Mental Health Counseling program is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services, College of Education. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, research, service, and community engagement as well as collaboration across the university.  Teaching assignments will be based on candidates’ experience and expertise. The successful candidates will assume a range of responsibilities including the following: (1) teaching graduate level courses, including hybrid and online courses; (2) developing a sustained program of research and scholarship; (3) participating in efforts to seek external funding; (4) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work, as well as professional and community service; (5) collaboration with colleagues, (6) advising students; and (7) supervising students’ field experiences.
Required qualifications:

  1.  An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-approved program or closely related field [ABD considered but doctorate must be completed before employment].
  2.  Experience as a clinical mental health counselor.
  3.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness in graduate level courses.
  4.  Evidence of a sustainable program of scholarship and research.
  5.  Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and professionals.
  6.  Commitment to maintenance of CACREP standards.
Preferred qualifications

  1.  Bilingualism in English and Spanish
  2.  An understanding of and commitment to community and globally engaged scholarship
  3.  Desire to seek credentialing as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas.

The University of Texas at El Paso
The University of Texas at El Paso is at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region, and is committed to the ideals of access and excellence. UTEP has over $91 million in research per year, which ranks the University among the top 200 universities in the nation. More than $41 million of this is in federal research spending, which ranks fourth among all Texas public universities. The quality of UTEP’s faculty and their sustained commitment to excellence are reflected in the University’s strong record of receiving extremely competitive grant awards, while also maintaining an academic environment dedicated to addressing the educational needs of students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college.

In 2017, the Brookings Institution ranked UTEP as the No. 1 leader in equal access to higher education, based on a combination of research productivity and student social mobility.  UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students, most of whom are Hispanic, and is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a student body that is a majority Mexican-American.   UTEP offers a broad array of degree programs – 74 bachelors, 74 masters, and 22 doctoral degree programs across eight colleges and schools, with more in development. UTEP features excellent classroom and laboratory facilities, with construction underway for a state of the art Interdisciplinary Research building which will house interdisciplinary research teams from across campus. UTEP is characterized by its bilingual and bicultural student population, and is the first national research university serving a 21st century student demographic. For more information about UTEP, see this video https://vimeo.com/141958477 and please visit our website: www.utep.edu<https://www.utep.edu/>.

El Paso, Texas
Set against the backdrop of the Franklin Mountains in the Chihuahua Desert, The University of Texas at El Paso is located along the U.S.–Mexico border in one of the largest binational communities in the world. El Paso is a highly livable, bicultural community of almost 700,000 people that offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods. El Paso experiences more than 300 days of sunshine annually, and residents enjoy outdoor activities year-round. This location offers an ideal venue for academic programs and research studies on topics of national interest such as bilingual education/language acquisition, border environment and immigration, environmental sustainability and infrastructure, health disparities, and international trade and commerce.

As the region’s center for intellectual capital, UTEP has awarded about 133,000 degrees since its founding in 1914. UTEP is one of the major economic engines in the Paso del Norte region, adding $1.4 billion to the local economy annually.

El Paso’s active arts and culture community features the state’s longest running symphony orchestra, nationally recognized chamber music and film festivals, art galleries, museums, and a full schedule of seasonal events. UTEP adds to the arts and entertainment scene with an award-winning dinner theater, music and dance productions, contemporary and student art galleries, and a natural history museum.  For sports fans, the UTEP Miners offer exciting Division I-A college athletics at several campus venues: Sun Bowl Stadium, the Don Haskins Center, Kidd Field, University Field and the Helen of Troy Softball Complex. Southwest University Park, located a mile away in lively downtown El Paso, is home to the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, and the El Paso Locomotive, a professional soccer team founded in 2019.

Application instructions

Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2019, and will continue until position is filled. The successful applicant will commence duties Fall 2020 but starting date is negotiable.

Applicants must submit the following information:

  1.  Letter of application that addresses the required qualifications
  2.  Curriculum vita;
  3.  A sample of research publications; and
  4.  Names and contact information of three references (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s approval and not until he/she has been selected for an on campus visit).

For questions about the position, you may contact Dr. Paul Carrola, pacarrola at utep.edu<mailto:pacarrola at utep.edu>,.

To apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be competitive for rank and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hiring decisions are contingent upon budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or in the provision of services.

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