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Assistant or Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

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The Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at Converse College seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Marriage and Family Therapy in fall 2019, with an appointment available at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The faculty member would also serve as Associate Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy program and help launch the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University Center of Greenville site. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy or be a PhD Candidate from a COAMFTE accredited program, hold AAMFT Approved Supervisor status (or be in training), and have teaching and research experience.

Interested persons should apply online at  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of an established research agenda or future research interest, a description of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation.  Application review will begin January 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

The mission of Converse College, founded in 1889, is the liberal education of undergraduate women in a residential setting. Converse expands its mission by offering graduate degrees and other programs for women and men.  The Department of Marriage and Family Therapy is located within the School of the Education and Graduate Studies. Fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), it is housed in the Ezell Building.


Located in the Upstate region of South Carolina, Spartanburg is a city full of exciting attractions, beautiful scenery, historically significant sites, seven colleges and friendly people. Spartanburg is South Carolina’s melting pot, mixing Southern culture and hospitality with traditions and cultures of other countries.  Spartanburg’s ideal proximity to the North Carolina mountains, the South Carolina coast, and major cities such as Atlanta and Charlotte make Spartanburg an attractive place to live. We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


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