Adjunct Faculty - Applied Behavior Analysis Department - Los Angeles Campus

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Position Summary:

The ABA Department at the Los Angeles campus is seeking highly qualified candidates for adjunct faculty positions in our Ph.D. in Psychology, Behavior Analysis Specialization program. We are seeking adjunct faculty to teach and assist in development of psychology/behavior analysis coursework aimed to prepare graduates for licensure as a Licensed Psychologist in the state of CA. Courses include:

  • Statistics
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Social Bases of Behavior
  • Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behavior
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychology of the Lifespan
  • Substance Abuse and Dependency
  • Detection and Treatment of Spousal/Partner and Family Abuse
  • Human Sexuality

Courses are taught in a blended format of on-ground and online; on ground classes meet at the Los Angeles campus every other weekend and students complete online work between class meetings. Courses run 14 weeks during the Spring and Fall semesters, and 8 weeks during the Summer semester.

Principal Duties:

Teach and assist in development of psychology/behavior analysis coursework. Engage students through discussion and assignments as outlined in the course syllabi.  Provide students substantive feedback and respond to student questions and concerns in a timely manner. Maintain communication with department administration, faculty, and students.

Position Qualifications:

  • Licensed Psychologist in the state of CA who is also certified as a BCBA-D® highly preferred
  • Curriculum development experience preferred
  • Teaching experience (at least 3+ years preferred)
  • Relevant training and experience in areas of expertise

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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