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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Professor
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Posting Number: TR0160155
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Assistant Professor. Academic year, tenure-track position in marriage and family therapy. Position is located in Falls Church, Virginia, 6 miles from Washington, DC. The MFT program in Northern Virginia is known for its strong clinical training and high quality research. We are a program that values diversity and innovation. We are located in a large, diverse metropolitan area and our clinic serves a community population from a wide range of referral sources. An ideal candidate will need the clinical background to function effectively as a supervisor in such a setting. We are a small program with a collaborative and collegial atmosphere; to that end, we are looking for a good team player.
Primary responsibilities of the position will be to serve as a core faculty member in the MFT program, develop a program of externally funded research and publications, teach MFT masters courses, provide clinical supervision, and direct master’s theses. The expected/standard teaching load is two/two courses per academic year.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in marriage and family therapy or related field at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include Clinical Membership in AAMFT with Approved Supervisor designation, experience in teaching at the graduate level, record of publications in scholarly journals and successful grantsmanship. Applicants with research, clinical, and/or teaching experience and interests in minority populations are particularly encouraged to apply.

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How to Apply for this Job:

To apply go to: and complete the on-line application posting TR0160155 . You will be asked to supply brief demographic information and to upload a cover letter describing qualifications and relevant experience in teaching and research and your vita. Also, you will need to submit your official transcripts and contact information for three (3) references who will be asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: commensurate with experience
Department: Human Development
Work Location: National Capital Region
Location, if not Blacksburg: Falls Church, VA
Location Zip Code: 22043
Job Posting Date: 11/02/2016
Review Begin Date: 01/02/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

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Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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