College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences
Department of Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Behavioral Sciences at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond and Westville, Indiana, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 12, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The Purdue University Northwest Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Master’s Program is a highly-regarded COAMFTE-accredited program, whose students frequently win national awards, publish in peer-reviewed family therapy journals, and seek doctoral education. The Couple and Family Therapy Center (CFTC) serves the Chicagoland area, providing students with opportunities to work with diverse clients. See https://academics.pnw.edu/marriage-family-therapy for more information about the Program.
•Earned Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE-accredited program before August 12, 2019
•AAMFT Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate Status
•Eligibility for Indiana licensure as an LMFT
•Supervising graduate marriage and family therapy practicum students within the Purdue University Northwest Couple and Family Therapy Center
•Teaching marriage and family therapy graduate courses •Serving on graduate marriage and family therapy student thesis committees
•Teaching undergraduate human development and family studies courses
•Maintaining an active program of research inclusive of graduate and undergraduate students in their area of expertise
•Providing service to the university and the field of marriage and family therapy through state, regional, and national associations
We seek a faculty member who demonstrates a commitment to social justice and possesses strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
Individuals fluent in the Spanish language are encouraged to apply.
Applications: Screening of applications will begin November 23, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, a writing sample (e.g., published article or chapter), and 3 letters of recommendation electronically (via email@example.com) to: Dr. Megan Murphy, MFT Search Committee Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Purdue University Northwest, 2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323.
This position begins August 12, 2019 and a job offer will be contingent on a successful background check.
Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. The campuses are located in the northwest Indiana cities of Hammond, less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, and Westville, near the shores of Lake Michigan. Purdue University Northwest offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees in such Purdue academic strengths as engineering; technologies; behavioral and social sciences; liberal arts; as well as professional programs consisting of nursing, business, education, and hospitality & tourism management. More than 12,000 students attend Purdue University Northwest. Ethnic minority students comprise one-third of the total student body. International students make up more than 7 percent of Purdue Northwest’s enrollment.
Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address as least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Internal Number: 021920
About Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.