Assistant Professor - Marriage and Family Therapy

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Posting Date

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 2024.

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 January 7, 2024 with an anticipated start date in August of 2024.


Required Qualifications

- Applicants must have experience in teaching graduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
- Earned doctorate or doctoral candidate in Marital (Couple) and Family Therapy from an accredited institution. Degree must be in hand by the time of appointment.
- Licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist – preferably in the State of California, or, at minimum, eligible for licensure in California.
- Approved Supervisor from AAMFT or CAMFT or Supervisor-in-Training Status from AAMFT.

Preferred Qualifications

- One or more year(s) 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 or grant writing experiences

Organization Summary

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 Core 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 64-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.

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Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year); The anticipated hiring salary is $7,200 to $7,500.

1000 E Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
United States

How to Apply

A completed on-line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities.

Here is the Assistant Professor application link

Application Deadline Date:

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in January 2024. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than January 7, 2024:

Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
Cover letter
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)*
List of 3 references with contact information**
Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)***
A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
Teaching Evaluations (if available)

*Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

**This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

***For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

Application Deadline
January 7, 2024