Faculty and Staff Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lee University seeks a tenure track position in Marriage and Family Therapy to begin in August of 2018.


Duties will include teaching marriage and family therapy graduate courses and supervising interns in our COAMFTE accredited MFT program along with psychology undergraduate courses. Faculty responsibilities include committee duties, completing assessments for ongoing accreditation, engaging in scholarly activities in marriage and family therapy, student advising, university and community service, curriculum development, reporting to Department Chair, and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths. There is also an expectation that faculty will be available to teach a part-time load of graduate coursework and supervision over the summer months.

Applicants must immediately be MFT license eligible in Tennessee and either an AAMFT Supervisor or an AAMFT Supervisor-in-Training. A doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE accredited institution is preferred.

Other expectations include: a Christian commitment and agreement with the Community Covenant, demonstrated college teaching ability, ability to develop and mentor students in research projects, and ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form, a statement of Christian faith regarding your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with marriage and family therapy. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Jeffrey Sargent, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311.