Instructor - Mental Health

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructor - Mental Health
HSC - Lubbock

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


Position Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

Primary duty will be to teach graduate level courses and provide clinical supervision in an online setting for the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Other duties will include advising students, and curriculum development. Specific teaching assignments are dependent on department needs and individual expertise. Candidates should either have an LPC License or equivalent state license or become eligible for licensure within one year of hire. Relocation to Lubbock, Texas is not required.

This valuable team member will demonstrate integrity, professional maturity, commitment and accountability according to the five values described in our Values-Based Culture: One Team, Kind-Hearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service .

Required Qualifications
Terminal academic degree (or its equivalent) as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Ability to teach effectively.
Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, and a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching; and experience with mental health counseling and addiction counseling specialty areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Core counselor education program faculty have earned doctoral degrees in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have related doctoral degrees and have been employed as full-time faculty members in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.

Candidates should have an LPC license or equivalent state license or become eligible for license within one year of hire. Experience with mental health counseling specialty and addiction and/or clinical rehabilitation specialty areas.

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis

Salary Grade

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Grant Funded?

Job Type - Full Time

Job Group - Instructors


Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Job Expires