Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

East Lansing MI
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

This is a one-year position with the potential for renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Desired areas of expertise include teaching applied behavior analysis, supervising students in applied behavior analysis practicum placements, and experience teaching or working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

The primary position responsibilities will include: (1) developing course materials and teaching applied behavior analysis and autism spectrum disorder content to graduate students via face-to-face and online courses, and (2) supervising applied behavior analysis graduate students in practicum settings and assisting in securing practicum placements as needed.

This is a 12-month position, beginning in August 2017, with the potential to be renewed annually based on satisfactory review and continued funding. Salary and rank for this position is commensurate with experience and education. Michigan State University offers an excellent selection of benefits; please see for more information.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Ed, App Beh Analysis, Psych or related

Minimum Requirements
  • An earned doctorate in Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, or related field (Assistant Professor) or an earned Master’s in Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, or related field (Instructor)

  • A Board Certified Behavior Analyst credential

  • A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and supervision

Desired Qualifications
  • A Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral credential

  • Experience administering academic instructional programs to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities

  • Experience supervising students in practicum settings

  • Experience teaching online graduate courses

  • Commitment to working with cross-disciplinary teams

Required Application Materials

(a) curriculum vita,

(b) cover letter describing interest in, and qualifications related to the position; including teaching experience in higher education, experience supervising students in practicum placements, and/or experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders or other disabilities, and

(c) contact information for three references.

Special Instructions

Electronic submission is required and materials should be uploaded at

referencing position 449139. Review of applications begins July 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Summer Ferreri, (Tel: 517-432-2013).

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