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Forensic Psychology Teaching Faculty

TCS Education System

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Four-Year Institution
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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 university, 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 for course teaching, including syllabus and course shell review, according to department requirements.

·Serve as course lead on specific courses, which includes reviewing course shells, selecting teaching materials, and updating curriculum as needed.

·Provide high quality instruction including frequent student engagement and advising, detailed and current curriculum, engaging discussion board activity, and using appropriate modes of multimodal education delivery.

·Assess student learning in accordance with the University’s practices and participate in academic program reviews

·Engaging in co-curricular activities such as colloquia, conference presentations, scholarship, and collaboration with colleagues.

·Commit to Best Practices in online teaching.

·Adhere to all policies in the Faculty Supplement and Faculty and Staff Handbook


·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.

·Licensed as a psychologist in at least one U.S. state.

·Strong knowledge base in clinical work, assessment & intervention.

·Online teaching experience preferred.

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

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

·Teach synchronous training seminar courses over a 3 semester/6 term period, which includes guidance through a capstone clinical competency exam and consultation on student’s practicum/internship experiences.

·Record of relevant research and scholarship.

Required Application Documents:

·Cover Letter with a detailed explanation of fit for the position


For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit:

TCS Education System 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.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Read our Diversity Profile MISSION

TCS Education System prepares innovative, engaged, purposeful agents of change who serve our global community.


Founded in May 2009, TCS Education System is an entrepreneurial, not‐for‐profit educational enterprise dedicated to training professionals in high‐level, applied fields to use their knowledge and skills to serve the greater good. The System includes:

  • Specialized colleges, each focused on a distinct discipline such as psychology, education, nursing, or law;
  • A range of shared services that enable our schools to deliver industry‐leading technology and services they might otherwise be unable to afford.

Our adaptive, sustainable business model—coupled with the social change mission that unifies all of our entities—distinguishes TCS Education System from any other educational system today.


TCS Education System includes four specialized higher education institutions that offer an effective approach to preparing socially responsible professionals in applied fields, and a children's school that serves as a powerful training lab for our college students while delivering progressive, evidence-based curriculum to young learners.

Our collection of colleges and schools are guided by a shared mission: to prepare innovative, engaged, purposeful agents of change who serve our global community.

  • The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
  • Pacific Oaks College & Children's School
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Kansas Health Science Center
  • Saybrook University

TCS Education System is a nonprofit system of colleges that advances student success and community impact.


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