Department Faculty, Clinical Psychology – Dallas Campus

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Job Description:

About The Chicago School

The Chicago School is a nonprofit university with seven in-person locations across the United States, a growing 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, and nursing. 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. 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 fieldwork and practicum opportunities.The Chicago School 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 Psychology (Psy.D.) program in the College of Professional Psychology–Dallas Campus is currently seeking outstanding practitioner-scholar applicants for Department Faculty.  Specific duties for this position include teaching at a graduate level in various subjects that include assessment, clinical skills, and in the emphasis areas that include Child/Adolescent, Forensics, Neuropsychology, and Health Psychology. Finally, the ability to mentor a diverse student body, utilize technology/varied educational methods, and support student scholarship are important qualities.

Over the course of the three-semester academic year, Clinical Psy.D. faculty members may be responsible for teaching, student advisement, chairing dissertations, research/scholarship, professional service to the School and community, and administration.  While faculty members are fundamentally responsible for teaching in accordance with TCS’s workload policy, adjustments to an individual’s teaching load may be made by the Department Chair based on Department needs first and individual talents and abilities second.

Principal Duties:

  • Teaching

    • Teach over the course of three semesters (at least 18 units)

    • 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 syllabi 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

    • The position will require teaching in, and supervising doctoral dissertation research using empirical research methods

  • Advising

    • 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

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

  • Professional Service

    • 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

  • Administration

    • 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 Council is an expectation.

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

  • Position Qualifications:

    • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.

    • Certain courses require State licensure as a psychologist; licensed or license-eligible in Texas within two years of hire

    • Teaching experience of at least 3 years preferred

    • Record of scholarship and community service preferred

    • Ability to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of The Chicago School community.

    • Ability to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards of the professional of psychology.

    • Expertise and experience in program evaluation, quantitative, and qualitative research methods

Application:

To apply, please complete this application and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations (if available). For more information about The Chicago School visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.

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 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.

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