Clinical PsyD Core Faculty

  • Adler University
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 15, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description

 

 

 

Adler University's Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, core faculty position within the Clinical Psychology (PsyD) Program at the Chicago Campus; with a start date of May 2021.  We are seeking applications from psychologists with expertise in diversity, child and adolescent psychology, psychological assessment, neuroscience or military psychology.

Adler University is the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society. We are committed to quality through continuous process improvement and personal accountability. As a result, we seek professionals who embrace life-long learning and proactive solutions, model social responsibility, and train students to engage from the classroom to the community.

Qualifications:

We are seeking candidates at an assistant professor level (3-5 years of post- degree clinical and teaching experience) and at an associate professor level (5-7 years minimum teaching and clinical experience).

Preferred candidates should have expertise in and be able to teach in two or more of the following areas:

  • Diversity and Individual difference
  • Cognitive and intellectual assessment
  • Personality assessment
  • Child and adolescent psychopathology and psychotherapy
  • Psychological assessment of children and adolescents
  • Psychology of combat and conflict
  • Trauma-informed psychotherapy
  • Latinx issues and mental health
  • Biological basis of behavior
  • Treatment with diverse populations
  • Treatment of military personnel, veterans, retirees, and their families
  • Adlerian theory and treatment approaches

Education & Experience:

  • A doctorate (PsyD or PhD) in clinical psychology or a related discipline from an APA-accredited institution. 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Eligible for Illinois Clinical Psychologist Licensure or must become licensed by the end of the first year of employment

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Knowledge of and content expertise/competency in diversity, social justice, etc.
  • Demonstrate a strong record of graduate-level teaching and evidence of scholarship, leadership, and other professional activities.
  • Ability to leverage influence to drive change and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to consistently identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations based on observations
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and visioning acumen
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and barriers to stated objective and employ assistance in addressing these
  • Strong collaboration acumen and abilities
  • Demonstration of Emotional Intelligence and professional maturity
  • Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (Work, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong research acumen and abilities
  • Strong communication acumen including written, oral, and listening

Principal Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary duties include teaching doctoral students, chairing dissertations, student advisement and mentoring, and serving on institutional and departmental committees. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to socially responsible practice, issues of social justice, and individual diversity. Preferred candidates are licensed as clinical psychologists or must become licensed by the end of the first year of employment. It is also expected that each faculty member engages in scholarship as well as in service activities within the institution, the community, and the profession.  Preferred candidates should have expertise in and be able to teach in two or more of the following areas:

  • Diversity and Individual difference
  • Cognitive and intellectual assessment
  • Personality assessment
  • Child and adolescent psychopathology and psychotherapy
  • Psychological assessment of children and adolescents
  • Psychology of combat and conflict
  • Trauma-informed psychotherapy
  • Latinx issues and mental health
  • Biological basis of behavior
  • Treatment with diverse populations
  • Treatment of military personnel, veterans, retirees, and their families

Teaching:

Faculty members are expected to teach 21 credits per year; develop syllabi and teaching materials related to courses taught; and collaborate with department faculty on curriculum and program policies. In addition, faculty engage in student learning assessment activities, as well as participate in professional development activities. Full time faculty will build up their research responsibilities to the expected level which is to chair 6 dissertations and be a member of 6 additional dissertation committees.

Scholarship/Research:

Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship activities, which may include submissions to peer-review journals or professional and/or lay readership publications; present at academic and professional conferences; and develop and deliver professional workshops and training programs for professionals.  Active engagement in ongoing research projects and other scholarly pursuits is encouraged.  Scholarship is broadly defined and consistent with our practitioner model and socially responsible practice focus.

Service:

Faculty members are expected to serve on committees at the campus, department, and professional level. Faculty must demonstrate engagement in and commitment to service to the community and profession consistent with the mission and values of the university.  Diversity, socially responsible practice, advocacy and service to underserved communities and populations are core elements of our training model and faculty mentor and support students, providing strong role models reflecting these priorities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. The position ideally have a Spring 2021 (January) start date and a summer start date (May-August, 2021).

Applicants should electronically submit the following documentation:

  • cover letter outlining applicant's interest
  • detailed curriculum vita (CV)
  • personal statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy
  • three (3) letters of recommendation
  • two (2) course syllabi
  • teaching sample
  • prior course evaluations, if available

Official transcripts of graduate study and degree completion will be required prior to contract finalization, and salary shall be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Adler University operates on a 10-month academic calendar for its teaching faculty.

For any questions or further information, you may contact:

Dr. Cristina Cox

Chair, Department of Psychology and PsyD Program Director

ccc@adler.edu

COVID-19 considerations: The health and safety of our staff/faculty and their families, as well as our stakeholders, potential candidates, and the communities we serve, are of the utmost importance. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this role will temporarily be performed remotely. The successful candidate will train and work from home until such time as it is determined that role will return to the campus full-time.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As part of the Adler's equal employment opportunity policy, Adler will also take affirmative action to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities

 

Application Details

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