The Department of Counseling and School Psychology is seeking a colleague to join us as an Assistant or Associate Professor of our Marriage and Family Therapy Program, and to contribute to our vision of educational equity through the preparation of marriage and family therapists serving diverse students, families, schools, and communities. The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program is a Master’s degree program that provides an integrated course of study grounded in systemic-social constructionist theories and practices. Primary objectives include the preparation of culturally proficient MFTs, the fulfillment of Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) standards, and the qualification of students for state MFT licensure eligibility. Supported by our community-based clinical training facility located in the most diversely populated area of San Diego, the program is committed to preparing students to work with the issues of urban families and to serving the community. The program emphasizes personal growth, clinical preparation, foundational research skills, and social responsibility.
Essential requirements: 1. Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field. 2. Background in teaching and working in a Multicultural/cross-cultural context. 3. Active research agenda, strong scholarship and an established publication record. 4. MFT license-eligible in California; AAMFT Clinical member; Approved. Supervisor or Approved Supervisor Candidate.
Desired characteristics: •Bilingual Spanish, or other languages of large ethnic minorities in Southern California. E.g. Southeast Asian languages, Middle Eastern Languages. •Familiarity with COAMFTE accreditation standards and process. •Collaborative working style. •Expertise in culture-specific practice, supervision, social constructionist ideas and practices, and/or family violence. •Skills in grant writing or record of external funding. •Involvement in professional organizations through presentation, membership and leadership. •Commitment to social responsibility and social access. •Skills and specialization in some combination in one or more of the following areas: Multicultural/cross-cultural marriage and family therapy theory and practice; MFT clinical supervision; Case management; systems of care for the severely mentally ill; Advocacy for the severely mentally ill, and collaborative treatment; Larger systems assessment and intervention (e.g. trauma-informed care, refugee/immigrant experience, addressing violence and racism); Family therapy in schools; Home-based therapies; Qualitative and quantitative research; Grant-writing.
You can apply on a link on our MFT Website at this URL http://go.sdsu.edu/education/marriage-and-family-therapy/ or go direct to the http://apply.interfolio.com/42831. Interviews will be conducted beginning late October 20, 2017 with the position beginning August 2018.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The salary covers a 10 month position with an opportunity for summer school teaching and the seeking of research funding to increase annual income.
San Diego State University (SDSU, San Diego State) is a public research university in San Diego, California, and is the largest and oldest higher education institution in San Diego County. Founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it is the third-oldest university in the 23-member California State University (CSU). SDSU has a student body of more than 35,000 and an alumni base of more than 28...0,000. The MFT website address to apply to the position is http://go.sdsu.edu/education/marriage-and-family-therapy/