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Senior Instructor

University of Colorado - Denver and the Health Sciences Center
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University of Colorado – School of Education & Human Development

Couple & Family Therapy Program

Senior Instructor

Position #356079 – Requisition #21214

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Senior Instructor in the Couple & Family Therapy Program.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year.

Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students—all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 

Rank: Senior Instructor
Position availability: August 2021

Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work

This position reports directly to the Program Director in the Couple & Family Therapy Program and is responsible for teaching graduate courses in the couple and family therapy program and providing clinical supervision to practicum students and interns. 

This position supervises graduate students.    

Areas of Responsibility / Scope of Research

Teach 4 graduate level courses/semester, including at least one course providing live, triadic, and group supervision in our in-house clinic

    Participate in program meetings, admissions interviews, and trainingsBi-weekly professional development meetings
Employment Conditions: 
This is a full-time academic year, non-tenure-track position.

This position is a one-year limited appointment.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $50,000 to $52,700.  This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in couple and family therapy/counseling
  • Graduation from an accredited COAMFTE or CACREP program
  • Minimum of [2] year(s) experience in teaching
  • Minimum of [3] year(s) experience in couple and family therapy clinical work
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate
  • Demonstrated ability/proficiency/excellence computer software, equipment operation, or research technical skills
  • Proof of completion of AAMFT Approved supervisor training
Preferred Qualifications: 

    Graduation from an accredited COAMFTE or CACREP PhD ProgramEvidence of cultural competency and inclusion in relational therapy/clinical work.Clear evidence that race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and veteran status and/or other social justice issues are addressed in syllabi, teaching, and supervision.Experience working with graduate students in instruction, supervision, and mentoring activities.
  • Licensed or license eligible LMFT or related mental health field in the state of Colorado
Employment Conditions: 

    This is a full-time academic year, non-tenure-track position. This position is a one-year limited appointment.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 14, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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