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Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology at University of Houston - Victoria in Victoria, Texas

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Houston-Victoria is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology.  

The University of Houston-Victoria is a Hispanic-serving institution, located in the Coastal Bend region of southeast Texas. The main campus is in Victoria, TX, approximately 2 hours from Houston, Austin, Corpus Christi and San Antonio. It also offers a satellite campus in the greater Houston area (Katy, TX). The University of Houston-Victoria enrolls approximately 4,000 students.

The Counseling Psychology program is a graduate, Master’s level program that leads to licensure in the state of Texas in one of two tracks: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA). The program is hybrid, offering both online and face-to-face classes. Faculty also teach undergraduate Psychology courses as their schedule allows. This position will start in Fall 2023 and will be based at the Victoria campus.  

Required qualifications:  A doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or a closely related Psychology field by starting date; demonstrated excellence in teaching; evidence of scholarly and professional activities. Applicant should hold an active license (Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Professional Counselor) or be license eligible in the state of Texas. 

Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching and providing clinical supervision in assessment and therapy courses. Candidates who have taught in a variety of course modalities are preferred. The ideal candidate would have interest in pursuing leadership opportunities within the program.  

Position summary:  Candidates will be required to teach a combination of courses (3/3) in the Counseling Psychology graduate and Psychology undergraduate program. Candidates are expected to participate in course and program development; pursue scholarly and professional activities; perform other duties as assigned by the dean and chair of the Psychology Department; and perform all other related activities as required.

About Victoria, Texas: Texas boasts a thriving economy, low cost of living, and no state income taxes. Victoria, Texas, a historic city located in the heart of the Golden Crescent of South Texas, is perfectly situated for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities. Victoria’s warm climate keeps parks and lakes alive with activity most of the year. Riverside Park’s 565 acres features a rose garden, fishing the Guadalupe River, playing disc golf, and paddling the Victoria Paddling Trail. Lone Tree Creek Park features a 2,400-square-foot splash park for children, and new lighted and paved trails offer opportunities for walking, running, biking and rollerblading. The Victoria Youth Sports Complex houses a basketball pavilion, tennis courts, five softball fields and seven baseball fields, as well as a 15,000-square-foot skate park. Nearby Goliad State Park, Lake Texana Park and Campground, and Coleto Creek Park offer a variety of beautiful scenery and outdoor activities. Goliad State Park boasts a replica and historic mission ruins. Victoria's golf courses include Riverside Golf Course, The Club at Colony Creek and Victoria Country Club. Victoria is only 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and only about 2 hours from Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi, allowing residents to enjoy a wide variety of cultural activities including world class symphony, museums, theater, ballet, opera, and touring Broadway productions as well as major sporting events and a variety of restaurants and shopping. For more information of the University of Houston Victoria, please see For more information about our programs and mission, please see www.uhv.edu.

The University of Houston-Victoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. EEO/AA

Applicants must submit an application online and included:


  • cover letter,

  • current curriculum vitae;

  • list of three current recommendations from people who are in a position to know the applicant’s expertise, with at least one addressing teaching effectiveness and at least one to address research and scholarly activities;

  • evidence of effective teaching (including student evaluations, if available);

  • a complete description of scholarly activities

  • Copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required qualifications:  A doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or a closely related Psychology field by starting date; demonstrated excellence in teaching; evidence of scholarly and professional activities. Applicant should hold an active license (Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Professional Counselor) or be license eligible in the state of Texas. 

Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching and providing clinical supervision in assessment and therapy courses. Candidates who have taught in a variety of course modalities are preferred. The ideal candidate would have interest in pursuing leadership opportunities within the program.  





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