Department Faculty

Chicago, Cook County
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Location: Chicago, IL
Office Building/Campus: Chicago- 325 N. Wells
Home Department: Clinical Psychology
Position Type: Faculty Position
Employment duration: Full time


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:

The Clinical Psy.D. Program at our Chicago campus, an APA-accredited program, is currently seeking an outstanding practitioner-scholar applicant for a full-time Department Faculty position.

Current areas of particular need include statistics and research methodologies (quantitative and qualitative); clinical experience in Cognitive-Behavioral and Systems theory; work with groups; and qualifications to teach in the foundational areas of the Program curriculum including: Biological, Cognitive-Affective, and Social Bases of Behavior; History and Systems of Psychology; Psychological Measurement; Diversity (individual differences); and Psychology of the Lifespan (human development).

Principal Duties:

  • Teach General Program and Child and Adolescent Track students at a graduate level in various subjects that include the Department’s four theoretical orientations of Cognitive-Behavioral, Humanistic-Existential, Psychodynamic, and Systems.
  • Teach courses in History & Systems of Psychology; the Psychology of the Lifespan; Diversity; Ethics; Cognitive/Affective, Social, and Biological Bases of Behavior; Psychopathology (Basic and Advanced); Clinical and Diagnostic Interviewing; Assessment (Intellectual, Personality, and Advanced); Neuropsychology; Psychopharmacology; Psychometric Theory; Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods; Statistics; Supervision, Consultation & Professional Rolls; Practicum Seminars (Diagnostic, Therapy, and Advanced); and electives in concentration areas that include Child/Adolescent, Forensics, Neuropsychology, Health Psychology, Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, International Psychology & Human Rights, Psychology & Spirituality, and Creative & Expressive Arts.
  • Chair dissertations (courses in Proposal Development and Dissertation Maintenance)
  • Work with first year students in a series of Research Clerkship courses that allow faculty to serve as research and scholarship mentors for students beginning with their first weeks on campus
  • Serve on campus and department committees

Position Qualifications:

  • Must hold a doctorate in Psychology
  • Must be licensed or be eligible to obtain licensure in Illinois within two years of joining the department
  • Must possess the ability to mentor a diverse student body and serve as advisors to students, a process that begins with leading Professional Development Groups of first year students
  • Must be able to utilize technology and varied educational methods in support of student scholarship
  • Candidates must minimally have an appreciation and enthusiasm for the Chicago School’s institutional commitment to diversity and intercultural education, ideally bringing expertise and background in this area.
  • Should have a proven track record of graduate-level teaching, clinical experience, and scholarship.

Application Procedures:

Applicants should submit the following:

  • a letter of interest that includes:
    • a one page summary of the applicant's teaching philosophy
    • a list of the graduate courses taught (at TCSPP and/or other schools)
    • a short summary of the applicant's experience with student dissertations (for example, number of dissertations served as chair as well as reader), and a brief list of the areas and kinds of dissertation topics and methodologies the applicant would be interested in chairing, especially if they are part of an ongoing research program
    • up to three areas the applicant would consider areas of teaching and clinical specialty
  • a CV
  • two recommendation letters
  • a one page summary sheet of course evaluation results for courses taught at TCSPP (if available)

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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: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.