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Temporary Faculty Pool, Marital

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Temporary Faculty Pool, Marital & Family Therapy

Job No: 499964
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Family/Consumer Sciences

Temporary Faculty Pool

Department of Marital & Family Therapy

College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing

Position Description

The Department of Marital & Family Therapy at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of part-time teaching appointments.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Department of Marital & Family Therapy

The Department of Marital & Family Therapy at CSU Dominguez Hills offers the Masters of Science Degree in Marital & Family Therapy. It is a 63 unit program that is both academic and clinical in its emphasis. It is also approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and attracts both full-time and part-time students. It is intended for students who wish to prepare for MFT internships and licensure after graduation.


The mission of the Marital & Family Therapy Department is to teach, train and encourage therapists in MFT theory and practice. The goals of the program are to provide all coursework, practica and fieldwork experiences needed to produce analytical, effective, responsive, prudent, and culturally competent family therapists.

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The Position

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The Fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term begins mid-January and ends in mid-May. Opportunities for teaching during the Summer Sessions may also be available.


The adjunct professor in the MFT Department must prepare syllabi, course objectives, reports for accreditation, and other department surveys before department deadlines. This adjunct must be prepared to communication regularly to the department and the students as long as the semester exists. This adjunct must be able to communicate effectively to students with diverse learning needs and styles. Adjunct professors must participate in the our departmental meetings per semester. Faculty do not get to choose, but must be prepared to teach her or his class either in-person, on-campus or through ZOOM (internet). Mode of teaching is decided by the program and the university.


Required Qualifications
  • A Master's degree in Marital & Family Therapy or Licensed Professional Counselor.
  • Licensure or License Eligible in the area of Marital & Family Therapy or Licensed Professional Counselor or Psychology in the State of California.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Marital & Family Therapy or Psychology with an emphasis in Marital & Family Therapy to teach graduate level courses (500 level).
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching to students from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • In attempt for the program to apply for COAMFTE accreditation, some preference can be made for professors who have taught in or graduated from a COAMFTE accredited program.
  • For Fieldwork professors, the program prefers the instructor to be an AAMFT Approved Supervisor or soon-to-be approved AAMFT Supervisor.

Employment Requirement - Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

A complete application is required and must include:
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
  • A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment)

  • For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    Closing Statement

    California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco-Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

    For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

    Applications Close: 19 Feb 2022

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