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Core Faculty Member & Clinical Assistant Professor

Company: National Council on Family Relations
Location: Evanston
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Core Faculty Member & Clinical Assistant Professor The Family Institute at Northwestern University Posting Date July 11, 2023 This opening is for a Clinical Assistant Professor with a start date as soon as September 1, 2023. Core Faculty Members are employees of The Family Institute at Northwestern University with significant teaching, supervising and governing responsibilities in our COAMFTE-accredited Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy Program. The program is housed within Northwestern University's Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies (CAPFS). Core Faculty Members hold clinical faculty appointments in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University. They are also responsible for clinical caseloads in the staff practice of The Family Institute.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Participate in the governance and administration of the program's mission, goals and student learning outcomes, including participation in the delivery of the program' s outcome-based education framework;
2. Develop, maintain and support program components and activities that are designed to achieve measurable student learning outcomes reflective of the development of systemic, integrative, culturally sensitive, ethical, competent, and empirically-informed marriage and family therapists;
3. Participate in the ongoing assessment of the academic, clinical and professional competencies of students and all aspects of the program's operation, such that program improvements can be made based on data and other feedback collected;
4. Work within the guidelines and requirements of the program, the policies of Northwestern University, and the AAMFT code of ethics;
5. Attend and contribute to core faculty meetings, committee meetings, and quarterly cohort program meetings;
6. Serve on the program's admissions committee which includes recruitment, open house attendance, review of applications, interviewing, and participating in admission decisions;
7. Provide leadership and support to program committees;
8. Serve as the academic advisor to students in the program from student orientation through graduation;
9. Mange a variety of student issues including support of their academic and professional development and participate in the remediation process as needed;
10. Serve as an instructor for in-person courses in the on-ground branch of the program and be willing to participate as a guest lecturer for various courses as needed;
11. Serve as a clinical supervisor of students;
12. Serve as a mentor to AAMFT Supervision Candidates;
13. Engage in scholarly activities including but not limited to participation in a research lab and mentoring students in their scholarly pursuits;
14. Exhibit ongoing efforts to advance and receive academic promotional ranking within the department of Psychology at Northwestern University;
15. Participate in activities that support the profession of marriage and family therapy that go beyond the program tasks;
16. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to support and contribute to the online branch of the MSMFT program as needed;
17. Maintain an active clinical caseload at a level negotiated yearly, comply with clinical services policies, and attend clinical services meetings;
18. Perform ad hoc duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
1. Cultural sensitivity and strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion;
2. Demonstrated commitment to an integrative, systemic and empirically-informed approach to clinical practice and the training of therapists;
3. Commitment to learn the integrative systemic therapy perspective which provides the theoretical and clinical basis of the program;
4. Evidence of ability to teach within the discipline of marriage and family therapy;
5. Experience in supervising graduate students in clinical settings;
6. Demonstrated experience in being able to maintain a clinical practice;
7. Demonstrated leadership and maturity in addressing complex educational and training issues;
8. Demonstrated flexibility in teaching both in person and remotely
9. Collegiality, willingness and initiative to work collaboratively with the other members of the core faculty team as well as teaching and supervising faculty.MINIMUM HIRING SPECIFICATIONS
1. Doctorate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field (e.g. clinical psychology, human development, developmental psychology, family science, etc.);
2. Experience teaching at the graduate level;
3. Licensed to practice (or be license eligible) as a therapist in the state of Illinois.
4. Current Approved Supervisor designation with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Organization Summary THE FAMILY INSTITUTE AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY is committed to strengthening and healing families and individuals from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research. As an affiliate of Northwestern University, no other institution brings together such a concentration of knowledge, expertise and academic credentials to help improve the lives of people in Chicago and around the globe.Job Overview Job Type Full time Location 618 Library Place
Evanston , IL 60201
United States Please submit an academic CV, a cover letter, and three letters of recommendation. Additional supporting materials might include a published manuscript and student evaluations from a class taught in the last 5 years.Family Science is a vibrant and -growing discipline. Visit Family.Science to learn more and -see how Family Scientists make -a difference.NCFR is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
whose members support all families through
research, teaching, practice, and advocacy.Get the latest updates on NCFR & Family Science
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Keywords: National Council on Family Relations, Evanston , Core Faculty Member & Clinical Assistant Professor, Education / Teaching , Evanston, Illinois

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