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The Department of Human Development, Family Studies, & Counseling (HDFSC) at Texas Woman’s University invites applications for an Assistant Clinical Professor in Counseling & Development. The position is expected to begin January 2022.


The Department of HDFSC houses programs in Child Development, Child Life, Family Studies, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Counseling & Development. We have two programs in Counseling & Development: A CACREP accredited M.S. in Counseling & Development with tracks in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, and a brand new M.Ed. in School Counseling which is 100% online.



Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest university primarily for women.  Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education.  About 10% of the university’s nearly 16,000 students are men, who have been admitted to the University’s graduate programs since 1972 and undergraduate programs since 1994.

TWU operates three campuses:  Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues.  Additional information about the University is available at


TWU prides itself on providing students with a well-rounded educational experience focused on service, integrity, and health and well-being. Respect for diversity in all dimensions (currently ranked 6th in the nation for diversity) and a safe campus environment (Texas Woman’s is among the safest campuses in the nation) are among the hallmarks of a TWU education. TWU faculty and staff are passionate defenders of a “learn by doing” experiential learning environment where they provide students with opportunities to engage in campus, workplace, and community activities that can help shape their sense of purpose, their appreciation for the importance of building quality personal and professional relationships, and their ability to address life’s challenges. This holistic, mentoring approach to developing students as engaged, productive citizens in the complex world of the 21st Century encompasses understanding of the balance of health, spiritual and mental well-being.



The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Clinical Professor in Counseling & Development will be to teach clinical and didactic courses, provide clinical supervision, coordinate clinical field experiences, and participate in university and community service.  The position is a full-time, 9-month clinical track (non-tenure track) appointment.

Required Qualifications:

·       Ph.D. in Counseling (preferably from a CACREP accredited program)

·       Eligible for LPC licensure in Texas

·       Documented professional LPC identity

·       Evidence of successful teaching experience

·       Demonstrated clinical competence

·       Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

·       Documented evidence of working with culturally diverse populations

·       Willingness to engage in community/university partnerships



Please send application via email to, including the job title and job code (IRC37598) in the subject line.  Include the following attachments to your email:

·       A letter of application addressing (1) your qualifications for the position, (2) why you are a good fit for our program and university, and (3) how diversity, equity, and inclusion informs your teaching and clinical supervision

·       An updated CV

·       Copy of graduate transcripts

·       Names and contact information for 3 references


Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.


Texas Woman’s University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity.  Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.  All positions at Texas Woman’s University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks and verification of all academic credentials.

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