Assistant Clinical Professor in ABA

University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio

The Department of Counselor Education and Human Services is searching for a clinical assistant professor to coordinate the clinical experiences in a new Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) master’s program. The new program will enroll its first class of students in Fall, 2019. The University of Dayton (UD) has partnered with 2U, a nationally prominent online education provider, to power and support our online programs. This partnership provides the department with a greatly enhanced online infrastructure to create a seamless student experience and significantly extend the scope and reach of our graduate programs. Our 2U partner is responsible for identifying field experiences sites. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate with sites to provide appropriate supervision, evaluate student clinical experiences and ensure that all BCBA credentialing requirements are met and other duties assigned. Although campus-based work will be required, this position does not require physical residence in the Dayton area.

This twelve-month non tenure-track position is offered at the rank of clinical assistant professor The qualified candidate will have a master’s degree from an institution accredited in applied behavior analysis or related discipline (e.g., psychology, education, special education, human development) primarily with behavior analysis training and be certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

Candidates who have broad training in behavior analysis (applied, conceptual, or experimental), clinical expertise and experience as a clinical supervisor and exhibit a commitment to diversity and equity through their teaching, scholarship, and service are encouraged to apply.

The department offers a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will: 1) develop and teach a variety of courses in applied behavioral analysis; 2) assist in the development and coordination of the ABA program; 3) actively serve at the department, school, university, community, state, and national professional levels; and 4) engage with faculty and students in a manner that highlights professionalism and collegiality. Additional information about the university, the Department of Counselor Education and Human Services, and the graduate programs is available at;;

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an institution accredited in applied behavior analysis or related discipline (e.g., psychology, education, special education, human development) primarily with behavior analysis training.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Experience providing direct-care in ABA.
  • Supervision of ABA practicum and field experiences.
  • Experience working with ABA professionals, families receiving services and other professionals.
  • Knowledge of Behavior Analyst Certification Board rules and regulations for coursework and practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in applied behavior analysis.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral BCBA-D.
  • Experience with distance learning.
  • Demonstrated, successful experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Successful experience working collaboratively with various constituents in higher education communities.
  • Full member of the Association for Behavioral Analysis International;
  • Broad training in behavior analysis (applied, conceptual, or experimental),
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Affinity for the values central to Marianist education, including diversity and social justice.

Apply online by submitting: a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts of graduate work, and the contact information for three people (who will submit letters of recommendation at a later date) at

Applications must be received by October 19, 2018. Candidates selected for campus interviews will be expected to demonstrate teaching knowledge and skills.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research, development of the whole person, leadership, and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.