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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Fuller Theological Seminary

Date Posted Sep. 3, 2019
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
University Fuller Theological Seminary
Pasadena, CA, United States
Department Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - General

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Department: Marriage and Family Therapy
  • FT/PT/Temp: Full-Time
  • Exempt Status: Exempt
  • Pay Rate: Salary is commensurate with rank and experience
  • Reports To: Dean of the School of Psychology
  • Start date: September 2020


THE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY AT FULLER SEMINARY invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Marriage and Family Therapy faculty appointment at Fuller Theological Seminary’s main campus in Pasadena, CA. Located in one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse regions of the country, the seminary and school have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. Accordingly, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions.

As a part of the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, this faculty appointment will be to the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), which is comprised of MFT programs in Pasadena, California and Phoenix, Arizona. Fuller’s MFT program is designed to provide excellence in training for future marriage and family therapists who learn to apply family systems-based theories and therapeutic modalities in order to address the needs of individuals, couples, and families in a variety of clinical and cultural contexts. Primary responsibilities of this position will be to serve as a core faculty member in the MFT program, teach MFT courses, provide clinical supervision, and maintain an active research program.

Fuller is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The School of Psychology is committed to Clinical Excellence, the Integration of Psychology and Christianity, Research Innovation, Cultural Competence, and Academic Strength. Faculty members are expected to affirm the seminary’s statement of faith ( and abide by its community standards ( Additional information about the School of Psychology can be found at

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in marriage and family therapy or a related field (such as clinical psychology) at the time of appointment and be licensed and supervisor-eligible in the state of California. Candidates should demonstrate experience in clinical work, supervision, and in teaching at the graduate level, all within a variety of cultural contexts. Candidates should also show evidence of contributing to the field through professional presentations and publications and being committed to diversity as a core value.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. Application materials should include: a cover letter summarizing interests and experiences (including teaching, research, clinical, and supervision interests and experiences, especially noting multi-cultural perspectives and experiences), a current vita, one sample publication (if available), and three letters of reference. Please submit your application materials to Specific questions about this position may also be sent to this email address.

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