The School of Family and Consumer, Sciences at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a faculty appointment at an open rank faculty level in the Marriage and Family Therapy program beginning July 2020. The School offers an M.S. degree in Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (SMFT). The SMFT program is a two-year program that operates in conjunction with an the on-campus Couple and Family Therapy Clinic. The program has been accredited by COAMFTE since 1983 with a strong history of producing licensed marriage and family therapists.
Northern Illinois University (www.niu.edu) is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body of over 17,000 located 65 miles west of Chicago. The position is housed in the area of Family and Child Studies of the School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences. The School has 18 full-time faculty members and seven supportive professional staff. Being a team member in the Human Development and Family Science program involves activities in the areas of research, teaching and service.
The individual filling this position will serve as a faculty member in the School of Family and Family Sciences’ HDFS program. This individual will also serve as the full-time Director of the SMFT program. As SMFT Director, this individual will assume administrative responsibilities for the program and will supervise the Director of the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic associated with academic program.
Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at http://employment.niu.edu/postings/48500 by January 20, 2020. Preference will be given to complete applications received by January 20, 2020; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating qualifications, current curriculum vitae, transcripts of relevant degrees, teaching and administrative experience, and a list of names/addresses/phone/position titles of three current professional references. Letters of recommendation must be sent directly by the individuals serving as references to:
SMFT Search Committee Chair
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
ATTN: Dr. Lin Shi
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