Department Faculty, Applied Clinical Psychology - Los Angeles Campus

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Location
Los Angeles, CA

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Job location: Los Angeles, CA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-08-06
Req: R0006308
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, and connect with our communities.

An Applied Clinical Psychology 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.

Principle Duties

Teaching

  • 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 syllabi 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

Advising

  • 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 monthly meetings, meet with Advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results

Research

Chair student dissertations according to Department needs

Engage in personal scholarship activities

Present at state, national, and international conferences in the field of Clinical Psychology

Make results of research available for Departmental/Institutional review

Professional Service

Actively maintain activities that further the practice of clinical psychology

Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community

Engage in community service

Administration

  • Participate in Departmental functions, including but not limited to 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. Attendance at faculty meetings is an expectation.

  • After consultation with the Department Chair, serving on one Institutional committee or AdHoc Committee of the Cabinet.

Professional Behavior

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 profession of psychology. A Faculty member routinely engages in his/her responsibilities with the promotion of TCS mission and reputation in mind at all times.

It is essential for faculty to be active participants in an annual and formal system of Faculty evaluation to identify strengths and weaknesses in the above areas and to identify professional development activities that will lead to their ongoing development as a Faculty member.

Position Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from a regionally-accredited institution

  • Licensed in the State of California

  • Teaching experience in higher education

  • Strong knowledge base in Assessment and Intervention

  • Demonstration of experience in research design and methodology

Disclaimer:

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.

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

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.

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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