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Adjunct Faculty- Clinical Psychopharmacology

Employer
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Location
Chicago, IL

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: R0002635
Job Description:

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Psychopharmacology Program at The Chicago School is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach courses in the curriculum. All online courses at The Chicago School are 7 weeks long and are taught in the Canvas Learning Management System.

The Clinical Psychopharmacology Program is seeking qualified Adjunct Faculty to teach the following courses:

  • Clinical Anatomy and Integrated Science
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Neurochemistry
  • Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, and Neurophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment

Principal Duties:

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty members is to enrich courses by sharing theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject, encouraging direct application to the workplace within the field of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

All Online adjunct faculty members at The Chicago School are expected to be available (online) and responsive to students five out of seven days during the course of the week. This “availability” includes:

  • Active participation in the discussion forum;
  • Posting course-related announcement(s);
  • Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback;
  • Holding virtual office hours.

In addition, it is expected that all adjunct faculty members adhere to the following duties during a 7-week term:

  • Posting a welcome message to all students outlining weekly virtual office hours.
  • Creating a video welcome message and post to Canvas course site.
  • Holding one voluntary conference call or synchronous chat each term, either via Skype or GoToMeeting software (account information provided by the Department Manager).
  • Responding to each student’s initial post in a discussion forum.
  • Grading quizzes and providing feedback on short assignments within 48 hours.
  • Providing grading and feedback on larger assignments within 3 days after due date.
  • Responding to all student email(s) within 24 hours.
  • Issuing final grade on time (by Tuesday midnight after Week 7 ends).

All online adjunct faculty are required to complete an 8-week training course reviewing online pedagogy best practices prior to teaching their assigned courses.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or a related discipline
  • Formal degree in Pharmacology or Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Professional license preferred (pharmacy, physician, or prescribing psychologist)
  • Previous online teaching experience (3 years preferred);
  • Exemplary professional experience
  • Engagement in research and scholarship (preferred)
  • TCSPP training in online pedagogy (TOPS) or equivalent experience (approved by campus dean).

For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit www.thechicagoschool.edu

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit www.tcsedsystem.org

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.

Organization

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,000 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Calif., and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the School was the first of its kind to be named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as adolescent psychology, applied behavior analysis, Latino mental health, and forensic psychology.

The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

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