School of Education - Assistant Professor - Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling - Human Studies
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 19443
Position Number: 25001
School/College: School of Education
The Department of Human Studies in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) (https://www.uab.edu/education/home/graduate/counseling) invites applications for appointment to a 9-month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 2024. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with prior experience. The selected candidate will be responsible for: teaching core classes as well as classes within the Marriage, Couples, and Family concentrations (e.g., relationships and sexuality, marriage and couples counseling, advanced marriage and family techniques, etc.); advising graduate students; participating in admissions processes; clinical supervision in the UAB Community Counseling Clinic; and university, local, regional, and/or national service.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Human Studies
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
A successful candidate must have an earned doctorate from a CACREP accredited counseling program (or have a related doctoral degree and have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before 2023), must have an LMFT credential and be LMFT-eligible in Alabama, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service/leadership. They also should have a demonstrated potential for engaging in high quality research/scholarship.
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