Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology (22 views)

Chicago, IL 60603
November 4, 2021

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP) at National Louis University (NLU) located in Chicago, IL seeks exceptional practitioner-scholar applicants with expertise in child and adolescent psychology for Full-Time Assistant Professor, Child Clinical Psychology, a core faculty position within our APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology doctoral program. 

This position will lead the child clinical psychology track within the doctoral clinical program. Successful candidates will support a child and adolescent psychology concentration and join a cohesive faculty of outstanding practitioner-scholars who share a commitment and passion to training future health-service psychologists and providing psychological services in the diverse community. This is a ten-month, full-time position with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship and service.

Ideal applicants will be licensed clinical psychologists with the ability to teach child and adolescent psychology courses and be prepared to teach doctorate-level courses in one or more of the following primary areas:
• Diversity and multicultural theory and practice
• Psychological Assessment: cognitive assessment personality assessment, integrative assessment
• Family Theory and Therapy
• Statistics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to teaching within their area of expertise, core faculty will:

  •  Engage in academic advising, supervise student research, fully participate in scholarly pursuits
  • Hold active membership in departmental and campus-wide governance committees
  • Teach up to 24 credits per year; develop syllabi and teaching materials related to courses taught
  • Participate in program assessment, student learning assessment, curriculum review, and other program activities. 


    • PhD/PsyD from an APA-Accredited program
    • License-eligibility in Illinois
    • Expertise in child and adolescent psychology
    • Passion for teaching and experience in graduate clinical education and training
    • Strong ability to mentor graduate students, particularly non-traditional students
    • Adherence to the highest level of professional conduct and ethical standards 
    • Graduate and post-graduate experience working with diverse client populations
    • Demonstrated participation in scholarly and professional activities
    • Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
    • Professional experience in APA-Accredited practitioner-scholar programs a plus

About ISPP at National Louis University
The APA-Accredited Illinois School of Professional Psychology PsyD program has a rich tradition of training graduates to engage the world as health-service psychologists. The program employs a practitioner-scholar model and offers a curriculum designed to prepare clinicians who provide scientifically grounded, theoretically informed, and culturally responsive psychological services. ISPP alumni practice in all 50 states and in several countries around the world.

About NLU
Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private not-for-profit university offering programs through the doctoral level. NLU looks to honor its past while defining a bold new future as a contemporary, comprehensive urban university that prepares diverse students for sustained professional success with a deep commitment to Access, Excellence, Innovation and Equity. 

NLU is classified as an Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named as a top ten institution by Money Magazine where its alumni believe they are making the world “a better place.”

NLU Benefits:
NLU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including medical, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition waivers and exchanges; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more! 

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