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Job Description:

The School Psychology Department is searching for a faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join the NASP Accredited School Psychology Ed.S. program and the School Psychology Psy.D. program, which is currently seeking APA accreditation. A School Psychology Department Faculty member may be responsible for teaching, student advisement, research, professional service to the School and community, and administration over the course of the three semester academic year. Ideal candidates would bring expertise in one or more of the following areas:  academic/behavioral assessment and interventions at an individual and systems level, infant to preschool assessment, consultation.  Experience with online teaching platforms would be valued.

Principal Duties:

Teaching

  • Teach 18 credit hours over the course of three semesters
  • 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 prospecti and 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
  • Co-curricular activities such as colloquia

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

Research

  • Engage in personal scholarship activities in accord with Boyer’s expanded model of scholarship
  • Present at state, national, and international conferences in the field of School Psychology
  • Make results of research available for Departmental/Institutional review
  • Could serve as dissertation chair or dissertation committee members

Professional Service

  • Actively maintain activities that further the practice of school psychology
  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community
  • Engage in community service

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Evidence of strong teaching skills
  • Strong research background
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate degree in School Psychology or related field
  • 3 Years of experience as a School Psychologist
  • Experience teaching and/or supervising graduate students
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist and/or School Psychologist

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.

Learn more and apply here.

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