Adjunct Faculty- BA Psychology- Los Angeles

Employer
The Chicago School
Location
Los Angeles, CA

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary:

Adjunct Faculty Member – BA Psychology Program, Los Angeles or San Diego Campus

The BA Psychology Department is seeking highly qualified candidates for adjunct faculty positions in our blended program launching from the Los Angeles Campus to join our current dynamic faculty who are utilizing the engaged practitioner model to facilitate our undergraduate courses. We offer a wide range of undergraduate courses that prepare our students for sought-after careers in psychology as well as for a seamless transition into our graduate program upon completion of their Bachelor’s degree. Courses offered in our program include:

  • Behavioral Psychology
  • Cultural Impact of Assimilation and Acculturation
  • Training and Development with Exceptional Children

This position requires a unique skill set as it will include both on-campus teaching at our LA campus or San Diego, as well as working with those students online. Online courses at The Chicago School are taught through the Canvas learning management system. Prior to teaching, all new adjunct faculty members in Online-Blended Programs will participate in our 7-week Teaching Online Pedagogy and Standards (TOPS) course, which covers best practices and new developments in online teaching and learning.

Principal Duties:

Engage students in BA Psychology curriculum through discussion and assignments as outlined in the course syllabi. Provide students substantive feedback in a timely manner. Respond to student questions and concerns. Provide supplemental material as needed. Attend departmental meetings and events such as open house virtually or in person at least once during the teaching term.

Position Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Psychology is required. Doctoral degree in Psychology, is preferred. Fields similar to Psychology will also be considered.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is a must.
  • Professional experience in the course subject area is required.
  • Candidates with successful experience teaching in blended programs with both on-ground and online components are strongly encouraged to apply.

The department seeks an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness, professional development and scholarship, integrity and ethics, respect for diversity and pluralism, innovation, flexibility, and teamwork and collaboration. Candidates who will advance equity, diversity, and inclusion through their teaching, scholarship, and service are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $756-856 per BA credit and may vary per course with student enrollment. 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.

https://www.thechicagoschool.edu/career-opportunities/

The Chicago School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students, and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School strongly recommends that all employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per CDC guidance.

Company

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. TCS has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCS 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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