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Adjunct, Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 8, 2022

Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Drexel is among the top 50 private, non-profit, national research universities in the United States, offering in-person, hybrid, and online education. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.


The Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Department within the School of Education is accepting applications for adjunct instructors with expertise in Special Education and/or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Areas of specialization in Special Education include but are not limited to assessment, law and process, literacy, leadership, autism, and social emotional and behavioral wellness. Areas of specialization in ABA include but are not limited to fundamental elements, assessment, intervention, ethics, supervisory and consultative practices, verbal behavior, and research methods. Selected candidates will join a pool of adjunct faculty who will serve on an ad-hoc basis to teach classes online or in-person (day or evening) or hybrid. Adjunct instructors are hired on a term-by-term basis. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and will be reviewed when openings become available.

The Special Education programs are 100% online and include a Master’s and an Undergraduate degree program, and certificates in autism spectrum disorders, collaborative special education law and process, social emotional and behavior wellness, special education leadership, ABA, and a dyslexia specialist program.

The ABA programs are offered online and in a hybrid format and include a Master’s degree program with concentrations in autism spectrum disorders, social and emotional behavioral wellness, and advanced topics in ABA and a certificate program.

The School of Education develops leaders with the expertise to collaborate and solve complex problems related to transforming institutions and educating diverse populations impacted by domestic and global challenges. The School of Education has 13,000 students, 48 faculty, two departments, and 14 core areas that offer a suite of certificate, certification, and degree programs.


The successful candidate will be expected to teach online or face-to-face graduate or undergraduate level courses, advise students, and work collegially with other faculty, staff, and site supervisors.

  • An earned Master’s or Doctoral degree in Education or Applied Behavior Analysis or a related field.
  • A record of excellence in teaching, research, clinical practice, and professional participation.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas listed above.
  • Commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body.
  • Candidates applying to teach ABA courses must hold a BCBA or BCBA-D credential.

University City, Philadelphia, PA or Remote


Qualified candidates are invited to submit a CV along with a letter of interest. Applicants applying to teach in the ABA program must also include a copy of their BACB certification.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experiences of its members. The University prohibits against discrimination against individuals on the basis race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Advertised:May 9 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Sep 23 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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