The Department of Marriage and Family Studies invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in our highly regarded COAMFTE-accredited M.MFT program beginning in Fall 2019. The candidate will teach MFT courses, supervise graduate interns, mentor student research and serve on committees; should possess a well-defined program of research as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and presentations; and be able to integrate spiritual issues with teaching and therapy. The candidate must hold the Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy or a closely related discipline, exhibit competence as a classroom teacher, demonstrate eligibility for licensure as an LMFT in Texas; hold Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate status with the AAMFT; and hold a degree from a COAMFTE-accredited program. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, culturally competent, and focused on mentoring diverse students to become excellent clinicians and researchers. Information about the department is available at acu.edu/mft.
See acu.edu/academics/provost/positions for complete descriptions of these positions. In a letter to the appropriate dean or chair, applicants should address their qualifications for the position. They should include in the application a statement of how faith informs their teaching; a discussion of their spiritual journey; a curriculum vitae; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of five references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations of and applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation and deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. The mission of ACU is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. ACU does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.
Please send the materials described above in electronic format to:
Dr. Lisa Merchant, Department of Marriage and Family Studies, ACU Box 29444, Abilene, TX 79699, Lisa.Merchant@acu.edu
For further information, please contact Dr. Merchant at Lisa.Merchant@acu.edu.
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