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Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Marriage and Family Therapy
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Feb. 20, 2019
Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Marriage and Family Therapy
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline 6/30/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Family Studies/Child Development
    Psychology - Behavior Analysis
    Psychology - Clinical
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Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Marriage and Family Therapy

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)


Responsible for instruction of 12 credits or their equivalent per semester, within Marriage and Family Therapy or Family Science. Serve as Clinical Director for the MFT program area. Responsible for program and course development and maintenance. Meets requirements for service to the University, including departmental meetings and committee work. Participates in area community activities. Continues professional growth as evidenced by research, publication, involvement in professional associations and continuing education.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy or a doctorate from an accredited institution in a related discipline, AND an earned LMFT from an accredited MFT program with a minimum of two years post masters clinical experience, AND experience in teaching a at a post-secondary education institution as indicated on the curriculum vitae.
Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Ability to teach two of the following: Lifespan Development, Early Development, Adult Development, Ethics, Systemic Assessment and Diagnosis, Research Methods, Couple, Group, Individual, or Family Therapy. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth knowledge of marriage and family therapy. Knowledge of COAMFTE accreditation and AAMFT clinical practice.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent community relations skills.
  • Ability to apply research principles while engaging students.
  • Ability to develop or adapt new course curriculum.
  • Ability to develop hybrid and online courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with marriage and family therapy program administration. Experience teaching or learning in an online environment as indicated on the curriculum vitae.

Physical Requirements:

Frequent standing, sitting, and walking; continuous ability to see, hear, and speak; able to lift up to 10 pounds; frequent fine hand manipulation as associated with the use of a computer.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC39318 Behavioral Science Faculty 06/30/2019

Open Date: 02/04/2019

Review Start Date: 03/04/2019

Close Date: 6/30/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.
Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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