Associate Clinical Professor in ABA

University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio

The Department of Counselor Education and Human Services is searching for an associate clinical professor to develop 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. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the ABA program, develop new courses, teach, mentor graduate students, supervise student scholarship, and provide leadership and service. This position does not require the individual to live in the Dayton area; however, specified time on campus is expected.

This twelve-month non tenure-track position is offered at the rank of associate clinical professor. The qualified candidate will have a doctorate 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 with broad training in behavior analysis (applied, conceptual, or experimental) and expertise in a specific area of applied behavior analysis as evidenced by publications in refereed journals and presentations at professional conferences and who exhibit a commitment to diversity and equity through their teaching, scholarship, and service are encouraged to apply.

The department and university offer a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will be responsible to: 1) develop and teach a variety of courses in applied behavioral analysis; 2) develop and coordinate 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; https://udayton.edu/education/departments_and_programs/edc/index.php; http://diversity.udayton.edu.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate 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).
  • Demonstrable record of graduate-level university teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of Behavior Analyst Certification Board rules and regulations for coursework and practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned BCBA-D.
  • Full member of the Association for Behavioral Analysis International.
  • Experience developing ABA courses.
  • Experience developing and delivering online, distance and hybrid courses through a variety of media.
  • Successful experience employing diverse pedagogies in a learner-centered environment.
  • Demonstrated, successful experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Successful experience working collaboratively with various constituents in higher education communities.
  • Demonstrable record of success of publishing and scholarship in ABA.
  • Broad training in behavior analysis (applied, conceptual, or experimental) and expertise in a specific area of applied behavior analysis as evidenced by publications in refereed journals and presentations at professional conferences
  • Record of extramural research grant funding.
  • Active research agenda with four or more refereed publications and a thematic line of research.
  • Experience providing supervision to students in ABA practice and/or research.
  • Experience as an administrator in the U.S. educational and/or healthcare system.
  • Affinity for the values central to Marianist education, including diversity and social justice.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.

Apply online by submitting: a cover letter, CV, statements of research agenda and teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching evaluations, unofficial transcripts of graduate work, and the contact information for three people (who will submit letters of recommendation at a later date) at http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/27234. 

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

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.