Adjunct Faculty- Clinical Psychopharmacology

companyThe Chicago School of Professional Psychology
locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
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 Clinical Psychopharmacology Program at The Chicago School is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach courses in the curriculum.  All online courses at The Chicago School are 7 weeks long and are taught in the Canvas Learning Management System.

The Clinical Psychopharmacology Program is seeking qualified Adjunct Faculty to teach the following courses:

  • Clinical Anatomy and Integrated Science
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Neurochemistry
  • Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, and Neurophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment

Principal Duties:

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty members is to enrich courses by sharing theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject, encouraging direct application to the workplace within the field of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

All Online adjunct faculty members at The Chicago School are expected to be available (online) and responsive to students five out of seven days during the course of the week. This “availability” includes:

  • Active participation in the discussion forum;
  • Posting course-related announcement(s);
  • Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback;
  • Holding virtual office hours.

In addition, it is expected that all adjunct faculty members adhere to the following duties during a 7-week term:

  • Posting a welcome message to all students outlining weekly virtual office hours.
  • Creating a video welcome message and post to Canvas course site.
  • Holding one voluntary conference call or synchronous chat each term, either via Skype or GoToMeeting software (account information provided by the Department Manager).
  • Responding to each student’s initial post in a discussion forum.
  • Grading quizzes and providing feedback on short assignments within 48 hours.
  • Providing grading and feedback on larger assignments within 3 days after due date.
  • Responding to all student email(s) within 24 hours.
  • Issuing final grade on time (by Tuesday midnight after Week 7 ends).

All online adjunct faculty are required to complete an 8-week training course reviewing online pedagogy best practices prior to teaching their assigned courses.

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or a related discipline
  • Formal degree in Pharmacology or Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Professional license preferred (pharmacy, physician, or prescribing psychologist)
  • Previous online teaching experience (3 years preferred);
  • Exemplary professional experience
  • Engagement in research and scholarship (preferred)
  • TCSPP training in online pedagogy (TOPS) or equivalent experience (approved by campus dean).

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

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit www.tcsedsystem.org

TCS 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.