Working Title Asst Professor of Practice - Family Science emphasis in
Marriage & Family Therapy
Department Child Youth & Family Studies UNL-1040
Requisition Number F210231
Posting Open Date 01/05/2022
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all
application materials before review date) 02/07/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
The Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies is seeking to hire a full-
time, non-tenure track assistant professor of practice in the Human
Development and Family Science and the Marriage and Family Therapy programs.
The University of Nebraska's Marriage and Family Therapy master's program
provides general training in marriage and family therapy, as well as training
in collaborative healthcare, rural mental health, tele-mental health, and
The successful candidate will bring expertise that will contribute to the
national and international reputation and exposure of the program, department,
and the university.
The successful candidate will be required to teach up to eight courses
each year for the Human Development and Family Science and/or Marriage and
Family Therapy programs and act as the Marriage and Family Clinic Coordinator.
The clinic coordinator duties will include weekly clinical supervision for
Marriage and Family Therapy students, maintaining relationships with practicum
sites, managing the day-to-day operations of the Couple and Family Clinic,
engaging in grant writing and program evaluation, and other duties as
designated by the department. These duties will require being on campus and
will also include some evening hours.
We seek an individual who has an innate interest in teaching and clinical
training who can motivate students to learn and grow. The successful candidate
for this position will have a developed understanding of attachment-based
therapy models, specialized training in the treatment of trauma, and knowledge
of tele-mental health practices.
Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances
creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Department of
Child, Youth and Family Studies is committed to creating learning, research,
Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms
of human diversity. Our department supports the university's Commitment to
Advancing diversity and inclusion across the institution.
Positioning excellence and learning through diversity.
Promoting community, sense of belonging, and mattering.
Building and sustaining anti-racist infrastructure and accountability.
Acknowledging the impact of Covid-19 on communities who are under-
resourced or racially minoritized.
We seek candidates who are particularly excited about contributing to these
efforts. We encourage applications from, and nominations of, qualified
individuals from underrepresented groups. We are particularly interested in
receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience
with shaping a workplace culture based on respect for differences and/or
experiences with promoting equity and positive cross-cultural relationships.
This is a full-time, non-tenure position with the following anticipated
apportionment: 95% teaching, 5% service.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See
https:// www. unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Earned doctorate in a human sciences discipline (e.g. marriage and family
therapy, family social science, psychology, etc.).
Licensed in the State of Nebraska as a Licensed Independent Mental Health
Provider (LIMHP) and Marriage and Family Therapist or demonstrated
eligibility for these licensure designations.
AAMFT Clinical Membership.
AAMFT Approved supervisor or close to receiving AAMFT approved supervisor
Teaching experience at a university level.
Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Advanced training in trauma and attachment-informed modalities (EMDR,
NET, ABFT, TF-CBT, EFT, etc.) as well as experience working with under
served minoritized populations.
Clinical management experience including managing a budget, managing
electronic medical record system, etc.
Experience in grant writing and project management.
Experience developing working relationships with community and
Experience working with COAMFTE accreditation.
Experience teaching in person and via online platforms.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required
How to Apply
Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach the
Letter of application with brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position.
A clinical statement that describes your a) clinical training and experience, b) your theoretical approach to treating clinical problems and c) your approach to supervision (maximum of one (1) page, single spaced).
A statement of the value you place on diversity and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (maximum of one (1) page, single spaced).
A philosophy of teaching (maximum of one (1) page, single spaced).
Contact information for three professional references.
Official transcripts need to be emailed prior to the application review date to Carrie Hanson-Bradley at email@example.com.
Please note, statements for items 3, 4 and 5 need to be combined into one
document and attached as “Other Document.”
For more information please contact the Search Committee Chair, Carrie Hanson-
Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contact
Search Committee Chair
Job Category (old) Faculty Non-Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date August 15, 2022
Appointment End Date
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