Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tallahassee, FL
Aug 23, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42250

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/30/2017


Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education in the College of Education invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant/associate professor position in Special Education with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Applicants with expertise in social communication/skills and/or positive behavior supports are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who complement and enhance the research and teaching activities occurring in the Special Education Program. The position will begin in August, 2018. For more information about the college, visit


Applicants will be expected to engage in research and grant writing, and undergraduate and graduate teaching in the area of ASD. Responsibilities also include mentoring master's and doctoral students and providing service to the university and profession.


An earned doctorate in Special Education with an emphasis in ASD
A strong record of scholarship as indicated by peer reviewed journal publications conference presentations, and collaborative projects.
Experience teaching courses in ASD at the university level
Experience teaching learners with ASD in K-12 settings


Board Certified Behavior Analysis Certification or eligible to become certified within a year of employment
Previous grant writing experience
A clear research agenda in the area of ASD
Knowledge of and experience with social skill/communication interventions and/or positive behavior supports for learners with ASD

Contact Info

Dr. Kelly Whalon;

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
In addition to the online application, candidates should submit an application package that includes: Letter of application, curriculum vita, names of three references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests to our application coordinator: Terry Graves, Administrative Specialist, School of Teacher Education, G112 Stone Building, 1114 W. Call Street, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459. These materials may also be sent electronically to
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until October 30, 2017.

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