Marriage and Family Therapy Faculty

Oklahoma Christian University
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Position: Oklahoma Christian University invites applications for an assistant or associate marriage and family therapy professor position. The position can be a tenure-track or clinical appointment. Duties include teaching, supervising, and mentoring master’s level MFT students and developing a line of research. Additional responsibilities may include delivering chapel devotionals, supporting recruiting and accreditation efforts, general representation of the university during public events, and collaborating with local industries.


Doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) (or equivalent);
State of Oklahoma marriage and family therapy license holder, or licensed eligible;
Preferred areas of expertise and/or skill sets: trauma-informed processes and procedures, State of Oklahoma approved clinical supervisor, AAMFT Approved Supervisor status preferred but “at least” baseline of AAMFT Approved Supervisor candidate status required; expertise in child and adolescent treatment OR expert clinical skills in an outcome-based MFT model that would complement the skill set of our current faculty;
Ability to effectively communicate with and serve as a role model for graduate students, both in and out of the classroom and/or clinic;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to communicate and positively engage students and colleagues across racial, gender, and cultural barriers.
Active engagement in a life of Christian faith and service includes membership in a local church.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Work in conjunction with the Chair of the School of Human Sciences to develop a vision for the new marriage and family therapy program,
Conducting and publishing research, securing grants, and performing other scholarly activities.
Teaching, mentoring, and clinically supervising graduate students/therapists-in-training; occasional undergraduate teaching opportunities available.
Providing service to the department, university, community, and broader professional disciplines.
Engaging in responsibilities consistent with a Christian university and Christian education mission.
Fulfilling other duties as required or assigned.
Required Qualifications
A record of, or demonstrated potential for, university, college, or professional teaching.
A record of, or demonstrated potential for, high-quality research and dissemination of findings in professional outlets.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with multiple constituencies.
The successful candidate must provide evidence of employment eligibility as required.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated ability or experience with applied, community-based, and/or translational research at the intersections of child/family functioning and physical health or emphasizing issues impacting historically under-served or marginalized populations.
Demonstrated teaching ability using multiple modalities (e.g., online, in-person, hybrid).
Demonstrated commitment to professional and community service.
Other duties as co-created and assigned in conjunction with the Chair.

Organization Summary

Oklahoma Christian University is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Though all applicants who are actively engaged in a life of Christian faith and service will be considered, preference will be given to candidates who are active members of the Church of Christ. The University complies with all laws regarding race, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability. As a religious educational institution, the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions, and the University does so to achieve its mission.
Oklahoma Christian University is looking for employees willing to express the “The Second Mile—Serving One Another” goal of the University, to demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ, to be actively involved in a local congregation, and support the Christian mission of the University.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

2501 E Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73013
United States

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Application Deadline
Application review will continue until the position is filled.