Department Faculty, Applied Behavior Analysis

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Chicago, IL

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job location: Chicago, IL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: R0006862
Job Description:

Founded in 1979, and with campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas, Irvine, San Diego, and Online, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is the nation's leading nonprofit school exclusively dedicated to psychology and its applications.  The Chicago School trains individuals to be engaged professionals in their communities, approach practice and scholarship from the broader view of innovators, transformers, and problem solvers, and use their disciplines to make positive and lasting impact on the world.  A cornerstone of The Chicago School mission is its commitment to serving and embracing diverse and underserved communities.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology seeks a doctoral level faculty member to join our exciting and innovative Department of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Fall 2021. We train both masters and doctoral-level professionals by providing the highest quality training in ABA, EAB, and radical behaviorism.

Ideal applicants will express high energy; have proven skills in graduate-level teaching; have a commitment to scholarship and service; be dedicated to preparing excellent future ABA professionals, and have substantial ABA service delivery experience. This position is for our Chicago Campus to teach in our ABAI accredited MS ABA program and PhD in Behavior Analysis.

Principal Duties:

  • Teach students at a graduate level in topics related to Basic and Applied Behavior Analysis in both fully onground and blended modalities

  • Contribute to curriculum design and departmental development

  • Monitor student learning outcomes and progress

  • Provide academic advisement to ABA students

  • Prepare students to pass the BCBA® Exam and to work as independent professionals

  • Chair and act as reader on thesis and dissertation committees

  • Interact and communicate successfully with a diverse population

  • Act in a way that embodies the mission, vision, and values of The Chicago School

  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements

  • Perform other duties as assigned by department chair

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct

  • Possesses the ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure

  • Strong time management skills

  • Possesses the ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines while meeting or exceeding expectations

  • Able to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Works well with others

  • Thinks critically to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

  • Communicates ideas and information effectively in both vocal and written form

  • Possesses the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, and demands

  • Maintains knowledge of local and national training, credentialing, and licensing requirements

  • Understands and has the ability to navigate multiple levels of program hierarchies

  • Possesses computer proficiency in MS Office and online learning platforms

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have current BCBA

  • Must have doctoral degree

  • Knowledge and experience in Organizational Behavior Management and Culturo Behavior Science

  • Expertise across other multiple ABA areas and skills, such as precision teaching, verbal behavior, discrete trials, CABAS, fluency-building, autism, Relational Frame Theory, and clinical behavior analysis (e.g., Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy)

  • Strong knowledge base in radical behaviorism

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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.


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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