Clinical Assistant Professor / Director of Couple and Family Therapy Clinic

School of Family & Consumer Sciences / Northern Illinois University
Posting Date

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northern Illinois University seeks applications for an anticipated 12-month, clinical assistant professor in Human Development and Family Sciences who will serve as the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic (CFTC) Director. The CFTC is a training and research facility that supports the Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (SMFT) master's degree program. It functions as a community mental health clinic that provides individual, couple, and family therapy services, on a sliding fee scale, to NIU students, faculty, and community members. The CFTC is also a practicum site for the SMFT graduate students. It is the only COAMFTE- accredited graduate program in marriage and family therapy at a state-supported university in Illinois.

The position is housed in the area of Human Development and Family Sciences of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School has 15 full-time faculty members and five supportive professional staff and offers 2 undergraduate and 1 Master’s degree programs (www.chhs.niu.edu/fcns/). Northern Illinois University is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body of over 17,000, located 65 miles west of Chicago.

The Director of Couple and Family Therapy Clinic will be one of the core faculty members within the Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy Program. The director will administer the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic, facilitate and coordinate internship sites for MFT students, supervise marriage and family graduate students, teach courses in marriage and family therapy, and collaborate with marriage and family therapy faculty.

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. DMFT, or Psy.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy

Five years direct care experience in providing individual, couple, and family therapeutic services

Licensure as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Preferred Qualifications
AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Two years experience of clinical supervision of marriage and family therapy students or marriage and family therapists with a provisional license

College/University teaching experience

Organization Summary

The position is housed in the area of Human Development and Family Sciences of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School has 15 full-time faculty members and five supportive professional staff and offers 2 undergraduate and 1 Master’s degree programs (www.chhs.niu.edu/fcns/). Northern Illinois University is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body of over 17,000, located 65 miles west of Chicago.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Salary: will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Anticipated start date as soon as possible.
Location

1425 West Lincoln Highway
Dekalb, IL 60115
United States

How to Apply

Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at https://employment.niu.edu/postings/62951 by July 15, 2022;. Preference will be given to applicants received by July 15, 2022 however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating qualifications, current curriculum vitae, transcripts of relevant degrees, professional references. Letters of recommendation must be sent directly by the individuals serving as references to:

Dr. DeAnna Harris-McKoy, CFTC Director Search Committee Chair
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Northern Illinois University,
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
FAX: 815-753-1321
815.753.6348
Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline
Preferred date is July 15, 2022, but applications accepted until position is filled