Clinical Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 26, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to assist with the development and coordination of the department’s master’s program in Applied Behavior Analysis (MS ABA). This full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment is renewable on a fiscal year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit. Anticipated start date is July 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to: teach courses related to the MS ABA’s curriculum; assist in maintaining the MS ABA program’s fieldwork training requirement by working with ABA agencies to identify, develop, and coordinate practicum placement sites that meet program needs;  coordinate student matches to practicum placement positions; develop and teach the practicum course(s) as appropriate; coordinate and maintain program BACB approved course sequence distinction; serve on committees relevant to the MS ABA program; maintain program handbook and other resources as appropriate. Successful candidate must have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver’s license prior to start date.

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Doctorate in behavior analysis or closely related field from an accredited university at the time of hire
  • Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • State-licensed behavior analyst or license-eligible within 3 months of hire
  • Experience supervising ABA service providers and conducting case review staff meetings
  • Extensive knowledge of BACB standards, guidelines, and certification/credential processes including BACB’s Fifth Edition Task List

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in a university setting
  • On-campus and remote teaching experience
  • Two years supervisory and ABA provider experience across diverse clientele
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations or reaching out to diverse communities

To apply, please submit the following as pdf(s) through Interfolio at 1) a cover letter which describes your interest in the position and how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching experience; 4) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; and 5) three letters of recommendation uploaded by your recommenders to Interfolio directly. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Don Stenhoff, at Be sure to include “Clinical Assistant Professor Search” in the subject line when sending emails.

Initial review of complete applications will begin on March 10, 2021; if not filled, review will continue every week thereafter until the search is closed.

Arizona State University is located in the Phoenix/Scottsdale metropolitan area and offers all of the amenities of a large urban/winter resort area. Learn more about the Department of Psychology by viewing and about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See and

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.