(1) Assistant Professor, Marital & Family Therapy, Job # 519842

California State University Dominguez Hills
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The Department of Marital & Family Therapy at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2023.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Values.
Department of Marital & Family Therapy
The Department of Marital & Family Therapy at CSU Dominguez Hills is a department within the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing (CHHSN). The Masters of Science Degree in Marital & Family Therapy is the result of a 63-unit program that is both academic and clinical in its emphasis. It is also approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and attracts both full-time and part-time students. It is intended for students who wish to prepare for MFT internships and licensure after graduation.

For more information: For more information see: https://www.csudh.edu/mft/

The Position
The successful candidates will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in the Marital and Family Therapy Program, as well as supervise students through the practicum courses. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in publications and professional presentations as part of the Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) process. Program related responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising/mentoring, admissions, curriculum assessment and development, participation in program governance as a core faculty member, and university service. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and social justice in their role as a faculty member. Applications are due by December 15, 2022, with an anticipated start date in August of 2023.

The responsibilities include teaching core and clinical courses and providing supervision, participating in program governance as a core faculty member, advancing scholarly work, and engaging in service to the profession and university. Full-time professors are usually expected to have a teaching load of at least 12 units per semester. Three units could be credited to this load by service on departmental, college, and university committees, writing and implementing a grant, or representing the program and the university with accreditation and professional organizations. The successful candidate will also be directly responsible for the academic advising, supervising, training, and mentoring of MFT students. Since this is a tenure-track (10 month-AY) position, the successful candidate is expected to follow a Retention, Tenure and Promotion (RTP) process; scholarly activity/publication is expected. Active participation in the professional guilds (California Association of Marital & Family Therapy (CAMFT), the American Association of Marital & Family Therapy (AAMFT), and the Marital & Family Therapy Consortium of California and their meetings/conferences) is strongly encouraged. Service to the campus is very important, so the faculty member must be available to serve in the departmental, college, or university. In addition, the successful candidate should have awareness and experience with COAMFTE accreditation.


Required Qualifications
• Applicants must have experience in teaching graduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
• Earned doctorate in Marital (Couple) and Family Therapy from an accredited institution
• Licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist – preferably in the State of California, or, at minimum, eligible for licensure in California.
• Approved Supervisor or Supervisor-in-Training Status from AAMFT
Preferred Qualifications
• Two or more years of teaching experience at the graduate level
• Experience working in a COAMFTE accredited program and/or knowledge and experience in MFT accreditation procedures
• Professional publication and grant writing experiences

Organization Summary

California State University, Dominguez Hills provides transformational educational experiences grounded in culturally sustaining practices, innovative research, creative activity, and community engagement for undergraduate and graduate students.

Strategically located in Carson in response to the 1965 Watts Rebellion, CSUDH was designed to bring educational opportunities to underserved communities in South Los Angeles. CSUDH sustains its commitment to social, environmental, and educational justice by providing a high-quality education that leads to personal and professional success, economic and social mobility, and mutually beneficial and reciprocal relationships with the surrounding communities and the local K-12 and community college systems.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
United States

Application Deadline
Applications are due by December 15, 2022