Department Faculty - Clinical Psychology
Job location: Los Angeles, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-12
A Department Faculty member may be responsible for teaching, student advisement, research, professional service to the School and community, and administration over the course of the three semester academic year. While a Faculty member is fundamentally responsible for teaching in accordance with TCS's workload policy, adjustments to an individual's teaching load may be made by the Department Chair based on Department needs first and individual talents and abilities second. Department Faculty members are recommended to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for hire by the Department Chair.
- Teach 18 credit hours over the course of three semesters
- Hold office hours on a weekly basis
- Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates
- Prepare course syllabus and plans in accord with Department prospecti and requirements
- Select textbooks and teaching aids as required
- Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of education delivery in a higher education setting
- Develop, and regularly update, a system for ongoing evaluation of teaching and student learning
- Co-curricular activities such as colloquia
- Maintain an Advisee load according to Department needs
- Spend time with Advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development
- Mentor Advisees in preparing their vita and training application materials, as well as write recommendation letters
- Assist the Department Chair in documenting student progress through the program; when necessary, this includes crafting individual Academic Development Plans for Advisees, tracking their compliance, and documenting their progress
- Present progress of Advisees to Faculty at semester Student Review meetings, meet with Advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results
- Engage in personal scholarship activities in accord with Boyer’s expanded model of scholarship
- Supervise student dissertation work and track progress in accord with Department policies
- Make results of research available for Departmental review
- Actively maintain activities that further the practice of professional psychology, at minimum, one day per week
- Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community
- Engage in administrative activities as deemed necessary by the Department Chair/Dean
- Participate in Departmental and Institutional functions, including but not limited to serving on standing or ad-hoc committees, participating in the analysis of Student Learning Plan results, assisting in general Faculty Search and Admissions activities, contributing to general and specific Curriculum Development activities, mentoring of new Faculty members, and sponsoring student associations
- All Faculty members are required to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of TCS community. All Faculty members are required to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards of the professional of psychology. A Faculty member routinely engages in his/her responsibilities with the promotion of TCS mission and reputation in mind at all times.
- All Faculty are required to be active participants in an annual and formal system of evaluation to identify strengths and weaknesses in the above areas and to identify professional development activities that will lead of ongoing development as a Faculty member.
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program.
- Licensed or license-eligible in California (license must be obtained within two years of hire)
- Teaching experience of at least 5 years preferred.
- Record of scholarship and community service preferred
- Ability to demonstrate the relevance of their work and interests to our larger community and will share the Department’s emphasis on evidence-based practice.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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.