The Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy Program in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a full-time, annually renewable (non-tenure track) faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2021.
We seek applicants who have a family and couple therapy training background, demonstrated effectiveness as an instructor, experience with developing and leading clinical education and training activities, knowledge of COAMFTE accreditation standards, commitment to developing social equity within and outside the program, and the ability to work collaboratively with program and graduate school faculty.
The Department of Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology (CTSP) is committed to student and faculty diversity and values the educational benefits that derive from such diversity. We are looking for a colleague with the requisite knowledge and expertise in family therapy who has a demonstrated ability to address issues of equity, diversity, and social justice in teaching, clinical training and practice, curriculum development, and community engagement.
Teach graduate courses in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy (MFT theories, diagnosis, couple therapy)
Mentor and advise graduate students
Collaboratively lead, develop, and manage the clinical training aspect of the Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy program
Develop and lead assessment and evaluation activities related to clinical education, training, and COAMFTE accreditation
Collaborate on curriculum and program development
Serve on various departmental and school-wide committees
Participate in professional development activities and community service
Advocate for the MCFT profession nationally and regionally
The review of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/82010, click Apply Now, and submit the following:
A letter of interest addressing the qualifications and responsibilities noted in this posting, including a description of teaching and clinical interests
A current curriculum vitae
Sample student evaluations
Three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one reference should be able to address the applicant's commitment to, experience with, and potential for working with diverse student and community populations)
For additional information on this position or the Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy Program at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling contact: Dr. Lana Kim, Program Director, Department of Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology at lkim[at]lclark.edu.
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, gender identity/expression, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only by enhancing and preserving the presence of students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds within our learning community.
Lewis & Clark will conduct background checks on the finalist(s).
Earned doctorate in MFT or closely related field (by August 2021)
Demonstrated excellence in graduate-level teaching, including evidence of culturally relevant, democratic, and inclusive teaching philosophy and practices
Knowledge of COAMFTE accreditation standards
Administrative or leadership experience/familiarity with clinical agencies or settings
Significant clinical and supervisory experience
Oregon-licensed MFT or eligible
AAMFT Approved supervisor/supervisor-in-training or supervisor eligible
Grounded in systems/relational practice and family-larger systems intersections
Commitment to advancing social equity in family therapy
Evidence of being a collaborative colleague seeking to be actively engaged in social justice-focused MCFT training
Internal Number: MCFT01-2021
About Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
The Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling is a community that values the rich diversity of voices and perspectives in a complex world. We reach out to those around us, explore new ideas, and pursue the best practice of education and counseling. We promote open dialogue, inquiry, respect, and social action to enhance the learning of adults and children. We join with students to learn, to serve, and to lead through deep engagement with the self and the world. Together we reach for wisdom, justice, compassion, and bold ideas in education and counseling. We offer graduate degrees, certificates, licensure and endorsement preparation for teachers, education leaders, school counselors, school psychologists, addiction counselors, licensed professional counselors, and marriage, couple, and family therapy counselors. Our graduate programs are accredited by the appropriate professional agencies.