Teaching Faculty, Forensic Psychology - DC

Employer
The Chicago School
Location
Washington, DC

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

Job Details

Job Description:

We are searching for a faculty member to join our Forensic Psychology (FO) program at our Washington, DC location to fill full-time, twelve (12) month positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This program is designed to meet CACREP standards to prepare graduates to be licensed professional counselors. The primary areas of specialization beyond the counseling core are the treatment of addiction disorders, trauma, child and adolescent treatment, and couple and family therapy.

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.

Principle Duties:

Teaching 64%

  • Teach 24 credit hours over the course of three semesters or 6 online terms

    • No more than 2 preps per semester or online term

    • 9 credits Fall Semester (Fall 1 and 2 Online)

    • 9 credits Spring Semester (Spring 1 and 2 Online)

    • 6 credits Summer Semester (Summer 1 and 2 Online)

  • Hold office hours on a weekly basis

  • Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates

  • Prepare course syllabus and plans in accord with Department requirements

  • Select textbooks and teaching aids as required

  • Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of education delivery in a higher education setting

  • Develop, and regularly update, a system for ongoing evaluation of teaching and student learning

  • Student-­‐focused educator committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.

  • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.

Advising (24% Flex)

  • Maintain an advisee load according to Department needs

  • Spend time with advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development

  • Mentor advisees in preparing their vita and training application materials, as well as write recommendation letters

  • Assist the Department Chair in documenting student progress through the program; when necessary, this includes crafting individual Academic Development Plans for Advisees, tracking their compliance, and documenting their progress

  • Present progress of advisees to Faculty at semester Student Review meetings, meet with advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results

Scholarship (24% Flex)

  • Scholarship may include qualitative/quantitative research, presentations at professional conferences, scholarship-based community service, etc.

Professional Service (24% Flex)

  • Maintain scholarly activities that further the practice of professional psychology

  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community

  • Engage in community service

Service to Institution (12%)

  • Participate in Departmental functions, including but not limited to participating in the analysis of student progress, assisting in general faculty searches, and admissions activities, contributing to general and specific curriculum development activities, mentoring of new faculty members, and other related duties as assigned

  • Attendance at faculty meetings and participation in the Faculty Assembly is an expectation.

  • Service on committee(s) as agreed upon with Department Chair, including Departmental and Institutional Committees.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP Accredited Program

  • Strong potential for or proven record of excellence in teaching and scholarship

  • Licensed or license-eligible as a professional counselor

  • Commitment to issues of social justice and diversity

  • Strong commitment to preparing students to become excellent practitioners

  • Strong commitment to working as part of a faculty team

  • Strong potential to develop curricula

Preferred

  • Doctoral degree from a CACREP Accredited Program

  • Experience teaching at the graduate level

  • Strong potential to develop program of research

  • Strong potential for or proven track record in attracting external funding

  • Record of active involvement in professional organizations

  • Membership/Active in the American Counseling Association

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $75,000 - 85,000 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.

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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