Instructor

Employer
Mississippi State University
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details



Position Function:

The growing Applied Behavior Analysis Program at Mississippi State University seeks applicants to join our full-time faculty members for one instructor position, beginning Spring or Fall 2022.

Salary Grade : UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations offers graduate programs (masters, educational specialist, and doctoral) in educational psychology, school psychology, counseling, and applied behavior analysis, as well as an undergraduate program in educational psychology. Mississippi State University, located in pastoral Starkville, is a comprehensive, land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 20,000 students and is designated with a very high research activity rating from the Carnegie Foundation. For additional information about Mississippi State University and the department please visit http://www.msstate.edu and http://www.cep.msstate.edu.

Area of Specialization:

Applied Behavior Analysis

Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 1, 2022

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will involve teaching and program support through our Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations. Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate course work in behavior analysis. Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and related applied behavior analytic course work to undergraduate teacher prep majors, as well as undergraduate course work leading to Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst Credential (BCaBA). The ABA program is based on the scientist­ practitioner model with strong emphasis on training in the utilization of empirically based applied behavior analytic assessment, intervention, and consultation methods. Students in the ABA graduate program obtain a Master's Degree in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and are eligible for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential. Students who complete the undergraduate ABA minor meet the course work criteria for the BCaBA. Students who complete the RBT course are eligible for the RBT certification.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's in Educational Psychology, Education, or a related field. Applicants must have the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes

Preferred Qualifications:

3 years of experience teaching in PK-12 educational setting. Mississippi Teaching License with Special Education Endorsement. Evidence of potential for teaching face to face and online courses.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/

All applicants must apply online at https://www.jobs.msstate.edu and send a cover letter, curriculum vita, official transcript(s), and names and full contact information for three (3) references. Social security number should be redacted prior to submitting transcripts online. For inquires contact Hallie Smith; hms238@msstate.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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