Assistant/Associate Professor, Assistant/Associate Professor, HDFS - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

Unfortunately, this job is expired as of 11/21/2014.

To continue in your search through the appropriate job categories, click either Administrative Staff, Higher Education Executives, Faculty, Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants, . You can also utilize "guess-free" keyword search tools with up to eight pre-defined criteria. Search for and Apply to academic postings directly from the site. Post your background either confidentially or overtly. Stand out and be discovered!

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

Similar Opportunities Exist in the Following Categories

Detailed Job Description

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track appointment with research, teaching, service and program administration responsibilities. Sought are applicants with a supervisory license in Marriage and Family Therapy and a program of research focused around couple and family therapy and/or family studies. Additionally, this person will have the opportunity to teach graduate specialty courses in marriage and family and to teach in the cutting-edge and growing undergraduate programs in the department.

Responsibilities Include:
•Represent the program to the department, dean, community, state.
•Oversee the growth and operation of the MFT graduate program.
•Teach core and specialty courses in MFT as well as undergraduate courses in the department.
•Recruit and advise students in the MFT program.
•Collaborate with faculty in the department and across campus to facilitate data collection in the Capstone Family Therapy Clinic.
•Develop grant applications to support the program of research and other clinical activities.
•Communicate with the national and state organizations concerning accreditation requirements.
•Provide clinical supervision in the program.
•Build a variety of internship opportunities for students.
•Supervise the Clinic Director.

Additional Position Information

Qualifications Include:
•An earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Development and Family Studies or a closely related area
•Hold an active MFT license or eligible for MFT licensure in Alabama and be an approved supervisor in the AAMFT or eligible
•Experience providing family and couple therapy working with a diverse range of clients
•College-level teaching experience
•Evidence of research/scholarly productivity
•Knowledge of COAMFTE accreditation standards and procedures
•State/regional presence in the profession

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and teaching statement through the University of Alabama online job portal (UA JOB AD LINK) and have three letters of reference either attached online, emailed to Dr. Mary E. Curtner-Smith at, fax to her at 205-348-8153, or mail to her at Box 870160, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0160. The name of the applicant should be indicated in the email subject line. You should attach proof of MFT licensure in “Other Document 1”. Also, you can attach one other optional document, if you choose to do so, in “other document 2”. Review of candidates will begin August 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples