Clinical Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, August 2020

Chapman University
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Chapman University’s graduate program in Marriage and Family Therapy seeks applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2020. The MFT department is fully accredited by COAMFTE.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the university and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Development, Family Studies, or closely related field from an COAMFTE accredited program; prior university teaching experience; be actively involved in direct clinical service treating individuals, couples, children/adolescents and families, demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity issues and have prior experience in leadership.

Candidates must have a current California MFT license or be license eligible as an MFT.

Applicants must also have obtained an AAMFT Approved Supervisor Designation or be an AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate working towards achieving this designation.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

One University Drive
Orange, CA 92867
United States

How to Apply

Candidates should apply for the position by visiting the following link –

Required documents include:

1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Student teaching evaluations
5. Reprints of publications or other examples of scholarly work
6. Three letters of recommendation

For questions please send an email addressed to Dr. Brennan Peterson, MFT Search Committee Chair and send c/o Christy Dumaual – [email protected]

Completed applications are due December 1, 2019. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is contingent upon funding. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Application Deadline
Completed applications are due December 1, 2019.