Assistant Professor Applied Behavior Analysis

Location
Orem
Posted
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


UVU Title
Assistant Professor - Applied Behavior Analysis

Job Posting Number
JPF12917

Working Title
Assistant/Associate Professor - Teacher Ed, Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism

Department
2HC-Secondary Education

Job Open Date
04/19/2017

Screening Date
05/18/2017

Open Until Filled
Yes

Job Grade
01

Pay Range
DOQ

Position Number
A97379

Benefits
Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category
Faculty

Job Type
Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that apply on or before the screening date. The position will remain open until filled.

Under “Reference's Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
Under the direction of the Dean and the Chair of the Department of Secondary Education, designs, prepares, and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Autism Studies (AUTS). Coordinates and maintains the Approved Course Sequence approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BCBA). Supports the scheduling of courses in ABA and AUTS. Coordinates internships for the ABA and AUTS programs, including solicitation of new providers and community partners. Participates in scholarly activities. Attends meetings in the School of Education and the Melisa Nellesen Center of Autism, as needed, to coordinate programming and student success. Supports the review of graduate applications and coordinates interviews for students interested in the ABA emphasis. Engages with students and colleagues in service across campus and in the community. Available to teach summer and evening courses as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD appropriate to discipline (e.g., Special Education, Psychology, Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, etc.). ADB accepted. Current and ongoing certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D) is required. Demonstrated teaching at the graduate level.

Knowledge of BACB ethical compliance code, requirements, and task lists.
Ability to supervise experience hours practicum for students pursing BCBA certification.

Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.

Demonstrated success coordinating a Behavior Analyst Certification Board approved course sequences.

Current and ongoing certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D) is required.

Knowledge
Knowledge and experience related to ASD treatment, therapy, diagnosis and educational best practices.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of behavior analysis and best practices as it applies to ASD therapies and treatment options.

Knowledge of organizational development theory and management practices.

Skills
Strong program coordination skills.

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Skills in teaching principles of applied behavior analysis.

Strong organizational skills including strategic planning and prioritization, budget preparation and fiscal management.

Effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision making skills.

Effective skills in instructional strategies and techniques.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Abilities
Ability to supervise and organize student internships and practicums.

Ability to teach students from diverse populations.

Demonstrated ability to teach graduate courses.

Ability to implement and supervise behavior analytic interventions.

Schedule
Available to teach summer and evening courses as needed.

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