The University of Saint Joseph is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor for a joint appointment in its Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies and the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy, effective August 2014. Teaching will include graduate courses in the MS in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis program and the Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis program, including foundations and advanced topics in ABA as well as chairing thesis committees and supervision of students in their field experiences. Qualified candidates will support expanding graduate programs and course offerings; research; community outreach efforts, including establishing training programs for professionals, parents and community service providers; and collaboration with the Gengras Center, a laboratory school on the campus of the University of Saint Joseph. Applicants should have an established or clearly defined research agenda to support the efforts of the Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies and the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy. Job duties include teaching a broad spectrum of courses in the areas of Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism; supporting student research, including chairing thesis committees; scholarly research in field of specialty; developing grant opportunities; providing student advisement; and contributing to community service. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: Doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology or related field with a strong emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis. Successful college teaching experience; applied/clinical experience working with individuals with autism and/or developmental disabilities and delays; successful experience supervising student research projects and field work; and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification (or be eligible to sit for the BCBA exam) required.
The University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D) that values diversity; people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.