Associate/Full Professor in Couple and Family Therapy (CFT)

The Ohio State University
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Associate/Full Professor in Couple and Family Therapy (CFT)
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

The Department of Human Sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position as Associate/Full Professor in Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) in the Human Development and Family Science Program to complement and extend our accredited CFT PhD degree program and our new CFT Master’s degree program.

We seek a faculty member with demonstrated teaching and clinical supervision excellence; a strong program of research and record of seeking and/or obtaining extramural funding; and a focus on diversity and families in clinical, educational, health care, and/or community contexts. Candidates with experience and/or interest in administration/leadership are also encouraged to apply. This position will begin in August of 2020. Our CFT program trains graduate students to employ foundational and evidence-based clinical practices in a variety of contexts, including at the OSU CFT Clinic which serves 200-300 clients per year, in established integrated health care settings, and early childcare centers and schools. Additionally, our faculty train CFT students to conduct advanced theoretical and clinical research and many become faculty in CFT programs across the country.


At the time of appointment, candidates are required to have a doctorate in couple and family therapy/marriage and family therapy/medical family therapy, be independently state licensed and a clinical member of AAMFT, and should be an AAMFT Approved Supervisor/Candidate. Successful candidates must have a commitment to research focused on diversity and families. Candidates must have an established record of empirical peer-reviewed publications commensurate with the rank of associate or full professor at the Ohio State University, experience advising Master’s and Ph.D students, and a commitment to quality teaching, clinical supervision, and advising/mentorship. Candidates with experience teaching couple and family therapy courses is required; experience teaching diversity, diagnosis, substance use, and couples therapy courses are preferred but not required. Candidates should have a record of, or strong potential for, extramural funding commensurate with rank. The Department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

The Ohio State University
281 W. Lane Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching/supervision statement, two references (writer’s contact information only), and three representative peer-reviewed publications.

Submission of electronic applications is required; please submit materials to Academic Jobs Online:

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Keeley Pratt, Search Committee Chair at [email protected] or phone 614-247-7883.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.