Career Opportunities

Visiting Professor, Marital & Family Therapy

Apply now Job no: 527792
Work type: Visiting Faculty
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Visiting Professor

Department of Marital & Family Therapy              

College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing 

Position Description

The Department of  Marital & Family Therapy at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a temporary full-time  position at the rank of Visiting Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2023.

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 is a department within the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing (CHHSN). The Master of Science Degree in Marital & Family Therapy is the result of a 64-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.

For more information:

The Position

The successful candidates will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in the Marital and Family Therapy Program, as well as supervise students through the practicum courses. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in publications and professional presentations. Program related responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising/mentoring, admissions, curriculum assessment and development, participation in program governance as a core faculty member, and university service. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and social justice in their role as a faculty member. The anticipated start date in Fall 2023.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to providing high quality service to CSUDH. They will exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical principles and will be committed to the tenets of CSUDH’s Mission and Vision.


The responsibilities include teaching core and clinical courses and providing supervision, participating in program governance as a core faculty member, advancing scholarly work, and engaging in service to the profession and university. The successful candidate will also be directly responsible for the academic advising, supervising, training, and mentoring of MFT students. Active participation in the professional guilds - California Association of Marital & Family Therapy (CAMFT), the American Association of Marital & Family Therapy (AAMFT), and the Marital & Family Therapy Consortium of California and their meetings/conferences) is strongly encouraged. The faculty member must be available to serve in the departmental, college, or university. In addition, the successful candidate should have some awareness and experience with COAMFTE accreditation.


Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have experience in teaching graduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Earned doctorate or doctoral candidate in Marital (Couple) and Family Therapy from an accredited institution.
  • Licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist – preferably in the State of California, or, at minimum, eligible for licensure in California.
  • Approved Supervisor or Supervisor-in-Training Status from AAMFT.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of teaching experience at the graduate level
  • Experience working in a COAMFTE accredited program and/or knowledge and experience in MFT accreditation procedures.

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. 

CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and any questions you have may be submitted to

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 December 24, 2021, as a condition of employment.

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

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in June/2023. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than June 7, 2023.

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)*
  • List of 3 references with contact information**
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)***
  • A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)

*Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

**This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

***For finalist with 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.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Karen Quek, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

CSU, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street, (EAC 806)

Carson, CA  90747      

Closing Statement

CSUDH 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 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 U.S.

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

Advertised: Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend