Dissertation Affiliate Faculty - Applied Clinical Psychology

Job description

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-04-27
Req: R0005989
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. We are currently searching for a Part Time Dissertation Affiliate Faculty for the Applied Clinical Psychology Program. The position will be remote.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as Dissertation Chair for assigned students (Note: in the Applied Clinical Psychology Department (ACP) the dissertation process is designed to be completed over two academic years. The Dissertation Affiliate Faculty member will work with students who are at various stages in the process, and will work with an average of twenty (20) students at any time.)

  • Instruct courses/seminars for ACP students to develop specific project documents and to help facilitate the completion of a Dissertation.

  • Review and provide written feedback on student academic documents using English writing conventions and the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition, or subsequent revisions.)

  • Assist the students in preparing their applications to the TCSPP Institutional Review Board (IRB) and responding to any requests for edits and revisions required by the IRB.

  • Assign grades to student documents to determine if the document meets standards to continue on the next dissertation course.

  • Track students’ progress throughout and prepare them to defend their proposal and final product and final submission to the manuscript preparation process.

  • Mentor students regarding scholarly writing.

  • Research and prepare additional resources students need in order to effectively complete submissions and the Dissertation.

  • In coordination with TCSPP library staff, assist the students in conducting searches of the professional literature for the purpose of creating the Review of the Literature that will serve as the foundation of their dissertation.

  • Maintain communication with students, through email, Zoom and telephone, to ensure they are successfully completing deliverables.

  • Present course and program information through various online platforms such as a course management system or webinar applications.

  • Attend ACP Department meetings at least once each month.

  • Meet regularly with the Department Chair and Associate Department Chair.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Department Chair.


  • PhD or PsyD

  • Experience providing clinical services preferred.

  • Academic background suitable to work with Applied Clinical Psychology students.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, campus management systems, and Zoom and other webinar applications.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

  • Knowledge of general behavioral and social science principals, research methods, and individual differences in ability

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, internet programs, campus management systems, and email

  • Ability to learn online delivery format and course management system

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to independently problem solve

  • Understand and implement different teaching strategies to appropriately help students understand concepts and ideas

  • Ability to assess student performance to take corrective action

  • Ability to manage one’s time in order to complete tasks.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and keep others on task

  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with students over time

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time