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Clinical Adjunct Faculty (Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology; Psychopharmacology; Child/Lifespan Development) - Los Angeles Campus

Clinical Adjunct Faculty (Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology; Psychopharmacology; Child/Lifespan Development) - Los Angeles Campus

locationLos Angeles, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Faculty / Staff
Full Time

Job Description:

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is an independent, not-for-profit, 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. The Los Angeles Campus of TCSPP was established in 2008 in Downtown Los Angeles.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Psychology department is seeking highly qualified candidates for adjunct faculty positions at our Los Angeles Campus to teach in our APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program. Our faculty members typify practitioner-scholar model of education to teach doctoral-level psychology courses.

Available Courses Focused On

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Psychopharmacology

Principal Duties:

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty members is to teach courses by sharing theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject, guiding students through the relevant empirical literature base, and when applicable, encouraging direct application to the workplace within the field of clinical psychology.

All adjunct faculty members at TCSPP at Los Angeles are expected to be available and responsive to students during the course. This “availability” includes:

  • Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback;
  • Availability outside of regular class meetings (i.e., office hours) to address student’s questions     

              and concerns

Adjunct faculty will be provided model course syllabi with recommended course texts and required primary source prior to beginning the teaching assignment. Modifications of syllabi are possible with approval of the Department Chair.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree required.
  • Graduate of an APA accredited program (if degree is in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology).
  • Psychologist licensed or license eligible (for teaching clinically related courses).
  • Strong commitment to academic excellence, diversity, community service, and scholarship.
  • Expertise, professional experience, specific training, advanced education, or scholarship in the specific area of instruction.

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.