Visiting Instructor of Applied Behavior Analysis
The Special Education
department at Saint Joseph’s University invites applications for an
appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior
Analysis to support the Autism Behavioral Studies program. The
Autism Behavioral Studies major (http://www.sju.edu/majorsprograms/undergraduate/majors/autism-behavioral-studies-major)
prepares students to work directly with children and adults with
disabilities using Applied Behavior Analysis.
The program is approved by the Association of Behavior Analyst
International (ABAI) to offer coursework toward certification
leading to Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), an
important credential in the field of special education, including
autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The Special Education department
also offers a graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Candidates should desire the opportunity to work with department
colleagues to continue to grow a vibrant and sustainable program of
students within the context of a Jesuit Institution committed to a
broad-based liberal arts education.
The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in support of
the Autism Behavioral Studies program, with the standard teaching
load for the position being 8 courses per academic year (typically,
4 courses per semester), and may be called upon to teach other
courses in the department, as needed.
Duties for this position include service to the department,
demonstration of teaching effectiveness, and providing advising
support and guidance to students.
Candidates with a
Master’s degree in Special Education or a closely related field
with a strong commitment to teach undergraduate and graduate
courses will be considered (and would hold the title “Visiting
- Candidates must hold an active certification as a Board
Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Behavior
- Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Special Education or a
closely related field with a strong commitment to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates with ABD will be
considered (and would hold the title “Visiting Instructor” until
successful completion of their degree).
- Direct experience using the principles of ABA, including
developing, using, and collecting data on behavior intervention
- Experience working with children and adolescents with
On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of
application/interest and resume. For a complete description of
position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please
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