Assistant/Associate Professor - Marriage and Family Therapy

Manhattan College
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor Line in The Department of Counseling and Therapy

FALL 2022

The Department of Counseling and Therapy at Manhattan College seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with a start date in August 2022. This search is open to candidates specializing in all areas of Marriage and Family Therapy with special consideration given to those candidates with expertise in the areas of 1) working with diverse populations 2) social justice, equity and antiracism, and 3) using digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning, including teaching online.

Successful candidates in Marriage and Family Therapy will hold a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or a related field. Candidates will demonstrate excellence in academic research and a proven commitment to teaching and advising students.

We seek faculty members with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and its faculty view research scholarship and education as mutually supportive activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate plans for research that integrate teaching with their scholarly interests. This candidate must also be committed to the teacher-scholar model at a primarily teaching institution. Manhattan College Counseling and Therapy faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching, an active and productive research program, and apply for external grants when appropriate.

The next academic year is an excellent time to join the Department of Counseling and Therapy.

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program is a 60-credit program. With an increased focus from New York State on social and emotional learning and mental health programming for students, agencies, and families; the roles of mental health professionals have never been more important. Manhattan College is well positioned to meet this call in developing mental health professionals. The Counseling and Therapy Department has strong and intimate relationships with the surrounding communities in the Bronx and Westchester, presenting opportunities for collaborations around teaching, research, and service endeavors.

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives.

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortland Park, lower Westchester and New Jersey. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or the stated deadline.

Interested candidates must complete an online  application. A detailed curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching and research statements, and the names and contact information for 3 professional recommendations should be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 3rd, 2021 but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact the department Executive Assistant, Deborah Pitula ( with any questions.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V  


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