School of Human Services, Child and Family Development program at the University of Central Missouri invites applications for one assistant professor position 997300 in the Marriage and Family Therapy specialization of the Human Development and Family Science graduate program and the Child and Family Development undergraduate program.
Teach graduate courses in Marriage and Family Therapy and Human Development and Family Science, and undergraduate courses in Child and Family Development program. The position involves scholarly activity and professional service to the program, school, university, and professional organizations. Scholarly activity, such as presentations, grants, and publications, is necessary for promotion and tenure. Summer teaching opportunities may be available. The position has clinical supervision responsibilities and includes advisement, recruitment, and networking with professionals in the field. Preferred candidate will have the ability to utilize technology and teach online courses.
An earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, Couple Counseling, Human Development, Family Studies or related field preferred at time of hire (ABD considered with degree conferred no later than August 2, 2022). Applicant must hold a license to practice MFT and be an approved supervisor or candidate for AAMFT Approved Supervisor Designation. Preference may be given to candidates with teaching experience, MFT program development, and expertise in child and adolescent interventions. Candidates should provide evidence of developing a program of research, demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, engagement in service/outreach, ability to advance program’s commitment to diversity, excellent team collaboration skills, competency in instructional technology, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Screening of applications begins June 21, 2021 and continues until position is filled.
Internal Number: 997300
About University of Central Missouri
The UCM Child and Family Development program offers a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development and a Master of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences with an accelerated one-year program in HDFS and a two-year marriage and family therapy option. The program serves clients from the University, Warrensburg, and surrounding communities through the Central Missouri Center for Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy, located on campus. The MFT faculty are currently preparing the self-study for submission to the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. Additionally, on-campus clinical training is supplemented by a variety of off-campus clinical opportunities.
Child and Family Development is located in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies School of Human Services. With four colleges, UCM offers 150 programs of study, including 10 pre-professional programs, 27 areas of teacher certification, and 37 graduate programs all at an affordable cost that has been applauded by the U.S. News & World Report in their America’s Top 100 Public Colleges & Universities. Nearly 11,000 students from 49 states and 59 countries enjoy... small class sizes, learning opportunities with hands-on experiences, and personalized attention from dedicated faculty members. Currently, UCM successfully places 92% of graduates (across all graduate programs) within six months of graduation. We are a leader in discipline-specific accreditation and serve as Missouri’s lead institution in professional technology.
The University of Central Missouri transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation, and world. Our 150-acre main campus is located in Warrensburg, with our extended campus, UCM-Lee’s Summit, located at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit, Mo.