Teaching Faculty - Forensic Psychology - Online Campus

Job Details

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: R0006937
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:

A forensic psychology faculty member is responsible for teaching, student advisement, research, professional service to the School, community, and administration over the course of the six-term academic year. Faculty teaching load is determined by the department chair based on department needs.

Principal Duties:

The primary responsibility of a teaching faculty member is to share theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject with students, and encourage direct application to the field of Forensic Counseling and Psychology.

·Teach 24 credit hours over six online terms (full year)

·Hold virtual office hours on a weekly basis

·Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates

·Complete term preparation course work, including syllabus and course review, in accord with department requirements

·Serve as course lead on dedicated courses, which includes selecting textbooks, teaching aids, and updating curriculum as needed

·Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of multimodal education delivery in a higher education setting

·Co-curricular activities such as colloquia

·Commit to Best Practices in online teaching


·Maintain a student advisee load according to department needs

·Spend time with advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development

·Assist the department chair in documenting student progress through the program

·In collaboration with the department chair, develop and supervise individual Academic Development Plans (ADP) for advisees as needed


·Engage in professional scholarship activities including conference presentations and research for publication

·Mentor and integrate students into research projects


·Actively maintain activities that further the practice of forensic psychology

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

·Engage in community service

·Participate in departmental activities, including attendance at all faculty meetings, participating in the analysis of Student Learning Plan results, assisting in admissions activities, curriculum development, mentoring, and sponsoring student groups.

Position Qualifications:

·Doctoral degree in related discipline: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling, Clinical or Forensic Psychology (Counseling Psychology preferred)

·Licensed as a psychologist in at least one state in the USA

·Strong knowledge base in Clinical Work, Forensic Assessment & Intervention

·Online teaching experience preferred, but not required.

·Intermediate competency with required technology (email, outlook, PowerPoint, internet research, electronic library databases)

·Exemplary professional experience in clinical practice, a forensic setting, law enforcement, military, or government

·Record of relevant research and scholarship

Required Application Documents:

·Cover Letter with detailed explanation of fit for position


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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