Adjunct Professor

Department of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for an adjunct faculty position to teach various graduate clinical mental health counseling courses in the CACREP-accredited department. In addition to core counseling classes, the department is specifically looking for faculty with expertise in research and program evaluation coursework.



Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the graduate clinical mental health counseling curriculum. All clinical mental health classes are offered in the daytime on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Houston campus.

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.



A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or related field is required.


Teaching experience at the graduate level in counseling or related fields; ability to teach in a face-to-face format and demonstrated excellence in teaching.



Must have mastery of assigned course content.
Must provide teaching evaluations with include quantitative and qualitative feedback.

Must be able to teach in-person on the Houston campus.
Must be familiar with Blackboard and Office 365.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse student population.
Must possess good organizational and planning skills.
Must have experience with students from diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Must demonstrate ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
The University of St. Thomas is committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission – the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next – but also advance it in new ways. The University’s Catholic identity is the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can align with them.

Applicants are to submit a resume, cover letter, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission