Department Faculty - Clinical Psychology Program - D.C. Campus

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About the Clinical Psychology Program at the Washington DC Campus

The Clinical Psychology Program at the Washington DC Campus is a flagship program at The Chicago School. The Washington DC program started in 2010 and is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The program is known for its active and engaged student body, nationally and internationally recognized faculty, and dedication to social justice and diversity. Graduates of the Clinical Psychology Program go on to be highly sought-after practitioners and experts in their field. The Clinical Psychology Program is committed to racial/ethnic, LGBTQ, and gender diversity among our faculty and student body. Diverse candidates are strongly urged to apply. The campus is located in downtown Washington, DC, and is in close proximity to numerous cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Role in Brief

The Department Faculty of the Clinical Psychology Program at the Washington DC Campus of The Chicago School are the primary educators and advisors for students in the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. Successful candidates will join a diverse and cohesive faculty of outstanding practitioner-scholars. Applicants must have a commitment to graduate instruction, training effective clinicians, supervising student research, academic advisement, and involvement in professional and scholarly activity. The Department Faculty reports to the Department Chair, and will be based at the Washington DC Campus.

Primary Areas of Responsibility

  • Teach doctoral-level clinical psychology courses to students in the Clinical Psychology Program onsite at the Washington DC Campus
  • Provide ongoing academic advising, chair dissertations, and assist with admissions
  • Serve on departmental, campus, and institutional committees
  • Maintain active professional development or scholarship, broadly defined, and engage students in these activities
  • Mentor a diverse student body on issues pertaining to academic, clinical, professional, and scholarship development


  • Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related discipline (e.g., counseling psychology, social psychology, experimental psychology,). For those with clinical and counseling psychology degrees, applicants must have graduated from an APA-accredited program and be currently licensed or plan to become licensed within a year.
  • Area of specialty and faculty rank are open. however, special consideration will be given to those with expertise/ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: humanistic/existential psychotherapy, child and family therapy, neuropsychology, psychopharmacology, and scientific bases (e.g., physiological, social psychology).
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred.

About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is a growing nonprofit university with seven in-person locations across the United States, an online campus, and education partnerships worldwide. The Chicago School is a minority-majority university with 6,000+ students across 35+ degree programs in psychology, behavioral health, nursing, and health sciences. The Chicago School is committed to creating a diverse pipeline of future professionals who will fundamentally improve the health and well-being of future generations of diverse communities.

Founded in 1979 by a group of psychologists and educators, The Chicago School has grown into a dominant and globally respected leader in the fields of psychology and behavioral health sciences and has a burgeoning nursing and health sciences presence. Today, The Chicago School has an annual operating budget of nearly $150M and employs nearly 600 full-time faculty and staff.

As an institution, The Chicago School is deeply committed to student success, innovation, and community impact. Our students are meaningfully connected in their communities, donating more than 1.2 million service hours per year through field work and practicum opportunities.

As a leading educator in psychology, The Chicago School is committed to creating a diverse pipeline of future professionals who will positively impact the mental health and well-being of the individuals and communities they serve.

The Chicago School is part of the TCS Education System, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $65,000-75,000 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

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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