Adjunct Faculty - Biological Based Psychology – Chicago Campus

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Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Clinical PsyD Program at The Chicago School is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach courses in the curriculum.  All courses at The Chicago School’s Downtown Chicago Campus follow a 14 week semester schedule.

The Clinical PsyD Department is seeking qualified Adjunct Faculty to teach the following courses:

  • Biological Bases of Behavior

  • Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior

  • Psychopharmacology

Principal Duties:

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty members is to enrich courses by sharing theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject, encouraging direct application to the workplace within the field of biological based psychology courses.

All adjunct faculty members at The Chicago School are expected to be available and responsive to students during the course. This “availability” includes:

  • Active participation in the discussion forum;
  • Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback;
  • Being available outside of regular class meetings to address student’s questions and concerns

Adjuncts will be provided course syllabi with recommended course texts prior to beginning the teaching assignment.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology and/or Biological based Science (biology, medicine, neurobiology, psychopharmacology)
  • Previous online teaching experience (3 years preferred);
  • Exemplary professional experience;
  • Engagement in research and scholarship (preferred). 

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.

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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