Instructor of Special Education
Inclusive Excellence Statement
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression
are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We
encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive
to learn more about our commitment and to
identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Benefits and Community
Length of Appointment
The Department of Special Education has part-time adjunct
instructors positions available for Spring and Fall semesters.
Instructors are needed to teach undergraduate and graduate level
courses in Special Education (e.g., mild, severe, deaf/hard of
hearing, etc.), Applied Behavior Analysis, and Autism. Both on
campus and online courses are available.
Please note that applications will remain active until November 19,
2021. Therefore, if you apply for this position, you may not hear
from the Department of Special Education until there is a need to
hire an instructor to teach a specific course.
Adjuncts teaching undergraduate courses in special education have a
masters degree in special education or closely related field from
an accredited institution.
Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral
degree in special education or closely related field from an
Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses in ABA or autism must have
at least a doctoral degree in ABA, psychology, education, special
education, or closely related field from an accredited institution.
In addition, the instructor must be a Board Certified Behavior
Analyst ( BCBA ).
Adjuncts teaching undergraduate ABA /Autism courses must have at
least a masters degree in ABA, psychology, education, special
education, or closely related field from an accredited institution
and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst ( BCBA ).
Adjunct faculty interested in teaching masters level research
methods courses must have at least a doctoral degree in special
education, education, psychology, or closely related field from an
Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be
employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications for special education courses is at least
two years of teaching experience in schools working directly with
students with disabilities.
Preferred qualification for ABA courses is at least two years of
experience employed as a BCBA .
Adjuncts teaching undergraduate or graduate level ABA courses must
be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Requires successful completion of a background check and education
Position Title(s) Supervised
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity
within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any
other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an
attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately
22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight
academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer
more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist
degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We
engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors
that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and
meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while
we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our
community, our state, and our world.
Department Email or Phone Number
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Applications Accepted Through Date
Open Until Filled
Information regarding transcripts
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official
transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required
at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification
will be conducted.
Special Instructions Summary
In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you
have the option provide an inclusive excellence statement
describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse
and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through
your teaching, research, and/or service. Applicants selected for
interview will be required to provide this statement
Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information
For inquiries, please contact Shannon Dieringer, Chair of the
Department of Special Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Master's Transcripts
- Inclusive Excellence Statement