Adjunct Instructor

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting TitleAdjunct InstructorArea of SpecialtyDepartmentUNT-Behavior Analysis-135320Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

Behavior Analysis is a natural science that studies the effects of the environment on the behavior of individuals. Its principles are universal. They can be applied with any population, including children with autism, people with developmental disabilities, parents and children, pet owners, college students, healthcare providers, athletes, employees, and CEOs. A career in behavior analysis will give you many options. Behavior analysts work in a variety of settings, including classrooms, large corporations, government institutions, health institutions, animal shelters, zoos, and in homes. Anywhere there are people, there is the opportunity to help individuals reach their full potential through improving their environment. Students from other fields, such as social work, special education, rehabilitation and addictions, health sciences, computer science and gaming, and neuroscience, will also find that a knowledge of behavior analytic principles can help them make better sense of the behavior of the individuals they work with and study.

Position Summary

The Department of Behavior Analysis seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for BEHV 3200.001 BEHV 3200.002 BEHV 4900.012 and BEHV 3660 and BEHV 4310.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s of Science in Behavior Analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching classes in Behavior Analysis concepts and principles such as but not limited to Basic Behavior Principles, Data Collection and Analysis, Behavior Change Techniques, Building Skills in Behavior Analysis, Functional Analysis, Behavior Principles and Self Management, Organizational Behavior Management, Weird Behavior/skepticism and/or Portal Training.
BCBA Certification.

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Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical RequirementsTalk or HearPosting NumberA227PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Of the courses listed, which are you interested in teaching?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your related teaching and/or research experience and expertise.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Which semester(s) do you wish to be considered for? Fall, Spring, Summer or Combination?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many courses do you wish to teach? One, two, three or more?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your schedule availability? Days/Nights; Days of the Week; Location (e.g. Frisco, online courses, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 8/20/2020
Application Due: 10/19/2020
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