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Adjunct Faculty- Online Forensic

Adjunct Faculty- Online Forensic

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

Job Description:

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 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 MA Forensic Psychology Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is seeking several highly qualified adjunct instructors to join our diverse faculty at our Online Campus. We are seeking instructors to teach the following graduate level courses:

  • Core courses related to  Theories and Practice: Ethics, Psychopathology, Human Growth and Development, Theories of Counseling, Helping Relationships, Family Systems, Group Processes, Assessment in Counseling, Assessment and Treatment of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders.
  • Research Methods
  • Biological Bases of Behavior and Psychopharmacology
  • Various forensic psychology related courses

Principal Duties:

  • Teach courses as assigned, engage with students in deeper understanding and application of the material, and facilitate peer collaboration among students
  • Advise students on course content, professional comportment, and career options
  • Meet regularly with students to increase maximize engagement and increase retention
  • Link students to University resources
  • Document student progress
  • Adhere to expectations and guidelines determined by the department chair
  • Complete Term Prep Checklist for each course

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in related field 
  • Evidence of exemplary teaching experience (3 years preferred)
  • Relevant, professional experience in the field and current licensure/certification, where applicable
  • Commitment to academic excellence, service to the community, research, and diversity, equity and inclusion
  • TCSPP training in online pedagogy (TOPS) or equivalent experience (approved by campus dean).
  • Scholarship and regular community service desired


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.

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.