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Adjunct Faculty - International Psychology - DC Campus

Adjunct Faculty - International Psychology - DC Campus

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Faculty / Staff
Full Time

Job Description:

Founded in 1979, 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 Doctorate in International Psychology Program (DC Campus) at The Chicago School is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach the Ph.D. level courses and supervise the dissertation research studies of the Ph.D. students. The courses at The Chicago School’s DC Campus are taught on ground and online using the Canvas Learning Management System.

Principal Duties:

Adjunct faculty members will teach the Ph.D. level courses and serve as the dissertation committee chairs. The dissertation chairs will approve the dissertation proposal (chapters 1, 2, and 3) of the doctoral students and the committee readers proposed by the students, assist students in the development of the oral proposal defense, participate in the oral proposal defense, help students with the IRB application, supervise the data collection of the research studies, support students in the development of chapters 4 and 5 and the final dissertation defense as well as attending the final dissertation defense.

All adjunct faculty members at The Chicago School are expected to be available both on ground and online and responsive to students five out of seven days during the course of the week. This availability includes:

  • Active participation in the student learning process.
  • Regular posting of course-related announcement(s).
  • Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback.
  • Holding virtual office hours.
  • Responding to all student email(s) within 24 hours.
  • Issuing final grade on time.
  • Guiding students throughout the dissertation process.
  • Facilitating and evaluating dissertation proposal defense and final dissertation defense.

All adjunct faculty members are required to complete two online training courses: Teaching Online Pedagogy and Standards (TOPS; 8 weeks) and Dissertation Chairs Training (DCT; 8 weeks) prior to teaching their assigned courses.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology
  • Previous teaching experience in higher education (3 years preferred).
  • International professional experience.
  • Research and scholarship experience.
  • Proven competencies in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Technological competence

For more information about The Chicago School visit www.thechicagoschool.edu

The Chicago School is an affiliate of The Community Solution Education System. For more information about The Community Solution visit https://www.tcsedsystem.edu

The Community Solution Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $1,124-1,540 per credit and may vary per course with student enrollment. 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.


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.