USC Rossier School of Education
Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full - Non-Tenure Track) Position
Master's Program - Marriage and Family TherapyOn-campus Appointment
The University of
Southern California's Rossier School of Education invites applicants for an on-campus, open rank faculty position in Marriage and
Family Therapy in the Master's degree programs: https://rossier.usc.edu/programs/masters/.
The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education is to
prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opportunities and outcomes
in urban settings and to address disparities that affect historically marginalized groups. We teach our students to value and respect the
cultural context of the communities in which they work and to interrogate the systems of power that shape policies and practices. Through
innovative thinking and research, we strive to solve the most intractable educational problems.
The position is an instructional,
non-tenure track, on-campus faculty appointment with a 12-month renewable contract. Non-tenure track, on-campus faculty in the Rossier
School typically have a profile of 80% teaching (24 academic units) and a 20% service expectation including some combination of, but not
limited to, curriculum development, course oversight, recruitment and admissions activities, and participation on school and university
Successful candidates will be experienced doctoral level clinicians who are licensed or license-eligible to practice
within the state of California and align with our program's mission. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to social justice and
background in public mental health with an established record of serving diverse urban communities, particularly those who have been
historically marginalized. Candidates will have an earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, psychology, or related field, with a
record of excellence in teaching Family Systems oriented courses to teach across a range of courses required for MFT licensure. Desired
candidates will be knowledgeable of California MFT licensure requirements and interested in overseeing the applied fieldwork of students.
Candidates with a Pupil Personnel Services credential and related experience are of interest. Candidates with a background and commitment to
equity and improving opportunity and outcomes for historically underserved groups are especially desired
Mission: MFT students are trained to identify and develop strengths within clients to help them overcome serious barriers to their
well-being and attain their life goals. USC MFT students are trained to challenge and deconstruct systems of oppression and domination, and
to become change agents in the field of mental health.
The Rossier School of Education is ranked in the top 10 private schools of
education by the U.S. News and World Report. Our faculty is nationally recognized in terms of scholarly activity, external research funding
and professional service. Our work is guided by five sets of values, characterized as: results-oriented, collaborative inquiry, combine
research and practice, innovation, and commitment to diversity, which is improving urban education locally, nationally, and globally. We
achieve this mission through rigorous scholarship, innovative degree programs and multiple partnerships with schools, community groups and
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing
equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of
underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified
individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must provide a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and three names for references. The cover letter should include specific examples of applicant's commitment to equity and
improving opportunity and outcomes for historically underserved groups. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.
A doctorate is required.
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