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Assistant/Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 17, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Human Development and Family Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Psychology - General
    Family Studies/Child Development
POSITION AVAILABILITY: The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the advanced assistant/associate level in Marriage and Family Therapy, a fully COAMFTE accredited, terminal Master’s degree program. The position will begin August 16, 2023. The department is committed to hiring faculty with demonstrated experience in research, teaching, and/or service in historically underrepresented and underserved communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidates are expected to maintain a productive program of research in their area of focus. In addition, responsibilities include graduate instruction and service assignments. Applicants for the associate rank must show evidence of an active, productive, and externally funded program of research. This Marriage and Family Therapy position will have a focus on clinical interventions and processes in couple and family therapy contexts but also may have other substantive family- or therapy-focused interests.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department includes 32 faculty members (17 full-time, tenure-track and 15 non-tenure track focused on teaching, research or outreach work), 250 undergraduates, and 40 graduate students and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. It also administers Auburn University Marriage and Family Therapy Center which also houses the MS, Marriage and Family Therapy program; the Auburn University Early Learning Center; the Harris Early Learning Center in Birmingham, AL; and the Family Child Care Partnerships program. The MFT program is a full-time cohort model that accepts 6 students each year. HDFS administers undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in Health Equity Science as well as an Advanced Methods Certificate. Candidates whose research program complements the mission(s) of one or more of these centers/programs are strongly encouraged to apply.

THE UNIVERSITY: Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a multicultural student enrollment of over 26,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near several large metropolitan areas of Alabama and Georgia. To learn more about Auburn University, visit Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.

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