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Assistant/Associate Professor

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID351332
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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About the PositionThe Department of Family Social Science in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Minnesota seeks an assistant or associate professor whose work focuses on culturally responsive couple and family therapy. The person in this role will contribute to the department through: 1) establishing a national and international reputation in an area of research; 2) teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the department; 3) serving as a member of the Couple and Family Therapy Core Faculty; 4) engaging in service at the Department, College, University, and other professional levels; and 5) contributing to communities through research, service, outreach, and engagement.We seek a scholar whose work focuses broadly on culturally responsive couple/marriage and family therapy. We are especially interested in scholars who focus on the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, refugees, or other underserved couples and families. The Department of Family Social Science is located on The University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus) which has a diverse student population. The Department of Family Social Science is committed to scholarship and engagement with minoritized communities and families (e.g., racial and ethnic groups, recent immigrants and refugees, people living in rural environments). In support of CEHD's strategic plan, this position will add breadth and depth to the existing departmental strengths in couple and family relationships, parenting, family and human development across the lifespan, and family health and well-being. This position is a 9-month, full-time tenure-track faculty appointment with a target start date of August 2023. The University of Minnesota encourages a healthy work life balance for employees. CEHD is committed to an excellent employee experience, offering a that meets the needs of students, staff, faculty, and the communities we serve. Flexible work arrangements may include flexibility in schedule and/or work location. All UMN employees are expected to follow applicable public health and safety procedures.Key Responsibilities:

Develop a focused and sustainable research agenda related to culturally responsive couple and family therapy focused on racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, refugees, or other underserved populations, including developing a national and international reputation through refereed publications and presentations Establish and maintain a strong extramurally funded research program Contribute to undergraduate and graduate education through teaching (2/2 load), advising and mentoring MA and Ph.D. students, mentoring undergraduate students in research, and contributing to curriculum and program development Provide clinical supervision as a couple/marriage and family therapist Provide service within professional organizations and on committees in the Department, College, and the University

An earned doctorate in couple/marriage and family therapy or closely related field AAMFT membership and AAMFT approved supervisor/supervisor candidate status Potential for excellence in research as demonstrated by publications Positioned for securing external funding to support research Evidence of or potential for excellent classroom teaching, student advising, and mentoring students with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences (e.g., Indigenous students, first-generation, students of color, older adults, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups) Experience working with diverse and underrepresented families and communitiesPreferred:
Strength in family focused theory or research methods (depth in qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods) Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusivity, and anti-racist practices A record of securing external funding Experience mentoring and advising graduate students Knowledge of the land-grant mission
About the Department

About the Department:The Department of Family Social Science is an interdisciplinary department in which faculty and students use the knowledge and methods of social sciences to examine families as systems as they interact with their environment. Through the activities of teaching, discovery, and engagement, faculty and students address a wide range of social and economic issues affecting families locally, nationally, and globally. The ultimate goal of this work is to enhance the lives of individuals and families. Work is organized around four departmental themes: families and economic well-being; families and health; families and diversity; and relationships and development across the lifespan. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate (MA, M.Ed., and Ph. D.) degrees. Please visit our website at for more information. About the CollegeThe College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is a world leader in discovering, creating, sharing, and applying principles and practices of multiculturalism and multidisciplinary scholarship to advance teaching and learning and to enhance the psychological, physical, and social development of children, youth, and adults across the lifespan in families, organizations, and communities. CEHD is the third largest college at the University of Minnesota; it houses seven departments with ten undergraduate majors, over 30 graduate degree programs, and 25 centers and institutes. We are committed to diversity in our students, faculty, and staff; 40% of our new first year students are students of color and our more than 250 international students represent over 50 different countries. For further information, see: .

At CEHD, we believe that attention to diversity is necessary to do our best work and foster our humanity. That is why the CEHD community is collectively dedicated to cultivating an inclusive and equitable environment. We strive to weave these core values into the work of each department and all programs. We are deeply engaged with our surrounding community, and our students, staff, and faculty are encouraged and empowered to enhance equity, inspire change, learn and grow personally, and prepare professionally to encounter and engage in systemic transformation. For more information, visit: .

CEHD and the University of Minnesota provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University offers a generous benefits package which include:
Competitive wages, paid holidays Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts Excellent retirement plans with generous employer contribution and immediate vesting Employer paid disability and life insurance Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75% of eligible tuition Opportunities for growth and promotion Employee Assistance ProgramPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Application Deadline: The initial screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2022. For best consideration, please submit application materials before this date. This position requires that you attach the following documents as PDFs : 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information of three references, 4) statement of research interests and activities, 5) statement of teaching interests and experiences, and 6) statement of outreach/service interests and activities. Please include prior or proposed contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in each statement. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).For general questions about the application process, contact Tai Mendenhall (Search Committee Chair) at or Nikki Wakal at To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612)-624-UOHR (8687).

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Assistant/Associate Professor, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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