Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy
POSITION AVAILABILITY: The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the advanced assistant/associate level in Marriage and Family Therapy, a fully COAMFTE accredited, terminal Master’s degree program. The position will begin August 16, 2023. The department is committed to hiring faculty with demonstrated experience in research, teaching, and/or service in historically underrepresented and underserved communities.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidates are expected to maintain a productive program of research in their area of focus. In addition, responsibilities include graduate instruction and service assignments. Applicants for the associate rank must show evidence of an active, productive, and externally funded program of research. This Marriage and Family Therapy position will have a focus on clinical interventions and processes in couple and family therapy contexts but also may have other substantive family- or therapy-focused interests.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department includes 32 faculty members (17 full-time, tenure-track and 15 non-tenure track focused on teaching, research or outreach work), 250 undergraduates, and 40 graduate students and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. It also administers Auburn University Marriage and Family Therapy Center which also houses the MS, Marriage and Family Therapy program; the Auburn University Early Learning Center; the Harris Early Learning Center in Birmingham, AL; and the Family Child Care Partnerships program. The MFT program is a full-time cohort model that accepts 6 students each year. HDFS administers undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in Health Equity Science as well as an Advanced Methods Certificate. Candidates whose research program complements the mission(s) of one or more of these centers/programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
THE UNIVERSITY: Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a multicultural student enrollment of over 26,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near several large metropolitan areas of Alabama and Georgia. To learn more about Auburn University, visit http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by applicable law.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in MFT or HDFS (if the latter, the applicant must have the MS in MFT) at the time employment is scheduled to begin; AAMFT approved supervisor status or supervisor candidate status; and MFT licensure in Alabama or eligibility to obtain within 90 days of date of hire. Experience teaching core MFT courses, supervising clinical graduate students, and conducting MFT related research is necessary. The candidate must be fluent in English, must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a multicultural student enrollment of over 26,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near several large metropolitan areas of Alabama and Georgia. To learn more about Auburn University, visit http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.
202 Spidle Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
APPLICATIONS: To apply for the position, please refer to https://www.auemployment.com/postings/30179
Please provide an application letter (containing research and teaching interests), a current CV, a transcript from the completed PhD program, a diversity statement, and samples of no more than three recent publications. Within your diversity statement, address how you incorporate diversity into your professional efforts and describe how your work would contribute to the MFT program, the department, the College of Human Sciences ,and Auburn University’s strategic commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://diversity.auburn.edu/about/). In addition, candidates must provide contact information for three professional references who will be contacted for a reference letter upon invitation for on-campus interviews. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Josh R. Novak, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].