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Department Faculty- Clinical PsyD

at TCS Education System

Posted: 10/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R0003414
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Job Description:

Position Summary:

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.  Department Faculty members are recommended to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for hire by the Department Chair. 

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 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
    • One of the positions will require teaching in Humanistic-Existential Psychology
    • One of the positions will require teaching in, and supervising doctoral research using qualitative research methods
    • Additional teaching experience in the following areas preferred: 
      • Professional Ethics & the Law
      • Statistics
      • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Psychology
  • 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 Assembly is an expectation.
    • Service on committee(s) as agreed upon with Department Chair, including Departmental and Institutional Committees.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Teaching experience of at least 5 years preferred.
  • Record of scholarship and community service preferred
  • Ability to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of TCS community.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards of the professional of psychology.
  • Ability to engage in his/her responsibilities with the promotion of TCS mission and reputation in mind at all times.
  • Expertise (publications, training, experience) in humanistic-existential psychology required for one of the positions
  • Expertise and experience in qualitative research methods

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have received a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited program
  • Licensed or license-eligible in California (license must be obtained within two years of hire)


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.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 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.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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