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Assistant Professor - Behavior AnalysisDepartment:
The College of Health & Public ServiceJob Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
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For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.Department Summary:
The College of Health and Public Service (HPS) at the University of North Texas, distinguished as one of the few Tier‐One research universities designated as a Hispanic‐Serving Institution (HSI), prepares graduates to address diverse and complex social issues such as aging, disability, disaster management and recovery, criminal justice, health disparities, and public safety, and find solutions to challenges in public administration, public health, and urban design. We have seven academic departments with undergraduate and graduate programs, the Center for Public Management, the UNT Speech and Hearing Center, UNT Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment (WISE), and a number of professional development and clinical training programs to facilitate careers to address a global society.Position Summary:
HPS students are trained to lead nonprofits, become educators, researchers, and professionals who strengthen the diverse communities we serve with thoughtful, inclusive, and equitable practices as audiologists, behavior analysts, city managers, emergency managers, health care administrators, public safety administrators, public health specialists, rehabilitation counselors, speech-language pathologists, social workers, urban planners and more.
Located within HPS, the Department of Behavior Analysis has 7 full‐time tenured and tenure‐track faculty, 2 professional faculty, 1 research faculty, and many part-time lecturers. The department takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars, including many who have won prestigious awards and recognition from disciplinary bodies, the university, and local and regional governing bodies. Many of our faculty serve in leadership roles in the discipline, including serving on editorial boards of our leading journals.
The department prepares graduates for careers in behavior analysis as researchers, academics, and scientist‐practitioners. The department has been training students in behavior analysis for more than 30 years, was the first program accredited by ABAI, and was recognized by ABAI for enduring programmatic contributions to the discipline. We offer four degree‐granting programs: a verified course sequence (VCS) leading to a Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis, a VCS leading to a Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis, an ABAI‐accredited Master of Science in Behavior Analysis, and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a concentration in Behavior Analysis. In 2022, the department had 320 graduate students and the undergraduate program had 135 students.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The Department of Behavior Analysis at the University of North Texas invites applications for a full‐time, tenure track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2024. The ideal candidate will direct a strong programmatic line of research that is either currently externally funded or has the potential for external funding that makes a scholarly impact in the discipline. The candidate’s research program will involve students as junior colleagues, align with departmental priorities, and make synergistic use of the partners and collaborators available in the college and the university. The ideal candidate will contribute to the academic success of behavior analysis students through individualized mentorship across practical experiences and research projects and by developing and teaching courses in their areas of expertise.Minimum Qualifications:
- Doctoral degree in Behavior Analysis or a related discipline from an accredited institution; Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by Aug. 31, 2024.
- Evidence of research with high potential for external support.
- Experience with college teaching in at least one area of behavior analysis or related area.
- Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills.
1. Current certification as a Board‐Certified Behavior Analyst‐Doctoral (BCBA‐D) and eligible for licensure in Texas;2. Demonstrated working knowledge of current pedagogical and instructional technologies that are adaptive to student needs;3. Demonstrated knowledge in several areas of behavior analytic content;4. Demonstrated in‐depth skill and knowledge in specific area(s) of expertise and scholarship;5. Experience with college teaching in multiple modes of instruction, including in‐person, hybrid, online synchronous, and/or online asynchronous instruction;6. Demonstrated commitment to promoting student success and fostering a culture of continuous improvement in teaching through direct teaching and mentoring;7. Demonstrated scholarship with potential for grants and publication record in area(s) of expertise;Expertise in one of the following specialty areas:· Autism Intervention· Behavior Analysis in Education· Behavioral Gerontology· Behavioral Medicine and Health· Instructional Design & Learning Technology· Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities· Organizational Behavior ManagementPhysical Requirements:
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