Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-NTTMFT [#19360]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, August 2022
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Sciences
Appl Deadline:2022/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/10, updated 2021/11/17)
Position Description:    

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Job Title

Clinical Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, August 2022









General Information

The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program, within the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University, seeks applicants for a non-tenure track, Clinical Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy beginning in August 2022.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as 124th among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2021). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the University and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


A doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or closely related field, preferably from a COAMFTE accredited institution is required. We will consider applicants with degree completion by Fall 2022. Candidates must be license eligible as an MFT in California and be able to supervise MFT trainees. Applicants must be will willing to obtain the AAMFT Approved Supervisor Designation or be an AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate working towards achieving this designation.

Candidates should have prior university teaching experience, be actively involved in direct clinical services, possess program leadership potential, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates with a current MFT license and supervision privileges will be given priority.


The faculty member will be expected to teach a wide range of graduate courses in the MFT program with a special emphasis on group/individual supervision taught in our on-site MFT training clinic, as well as in interdisciplinary collaborations in the community. The faculty member will be expected to teach 24 units per academic year. Because the position is non-tenure track, the faculty member will be expected to contribute to university/professional service and be involved in the MFT program’s re-accreditation efforts, but will not be expected to produce a consistent record of scholarship.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should electronically submit the following materials to Academic Jobs Online at
Items should be addressed to Dr. Brennan Peterson, MFT Search Committee Chair.

1. Chapman Faculty Employment Application
2. Letter of application including why the candidate is an excellent fit for the position
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Student teaching evaluations
5. Three letters of recommendation addressing the candidates teaching experience, supervision strengths, and leadership potential
Further inquiries can be directed to the Faculty Search Chair, Dr. Brennan Peterson, care of Sue Swerdfeger at

Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866