Company Name:

Adler University


chicago, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

October 4, 2019

Core Faculty - Clinical Psychology

Adler University’s growing Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program has an opening for a full-time faculty position at the level of assistant professor or higher. Successful candidates will have teaching, research, and clinical interests that resonate well with our scholar practitioner model’s focus upon training socially responsible and culturally competent psychology practitioners. This position includes is a blend of clinical coordination duties related to practica and internships and teaching and training duties

Reporting to the PsyD Program Director, the responsibilities of Core Faculty positions at Adler typically include teaching courses in areas of expertise, student advising and mentoring, doctoral dissertation supervision, active committee work (e.g., faculty welfare committees, diversity committee), and participation in curriculum development and program advocacy. This position includes a mandate as director of clinical training. The PsyD faculty team is highly collaborative, providing support and consultation in a collegial and fun atmosphere.

Work schedule: Position is available immediately or at a negotiated starting time


  • A doctoral-level degree in Clinical Psychology or closely related discipline from a recognized program;
  • Registration as a Psychologist (or eligibility for registration) with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (successful registration will be a contract requirement);
  • Supervisory and teaching experience with graduate trainees in professional psychology;
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge and interest in:
    • Clinical assessment and intervention
    • Supervision experience for at least 2 years

Applications requirements:

  • A letter of introduction and statement of interest which addresses the applicant’s:
    • interest in working within a scholar practitioner program in Canada;
    • teaching philosophy and experience at the graduate level;
    • experience as a Registered Psychologist;
    • commitment to training culturally competent psychologists to work with marginalized and under-served populations;
    • research interests and experience supervising research.
    • 2-5 years supervision clinical supervision experience
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Successful applicant(s) will be required to provide official graduate transcripts.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants who are members of non-dominant group(s) are particularly encouraged to apply and can expect to work in a highly diverse urban setting on a campus that strives to be inclusive, responsive, and supportive of its students, staff, and faculty. The Faculty Search Committee will be looking for evidence of applicants’ abilities to contribute to the development of our vibrant and diverse community.

Adler University is committed to the principle of equal employment and advancement opportunity for all employees and potential employees, along with a discrimination and harassment - free workplace environment. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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