Ball State University Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States
Dec 15, 2017Full time
The Department of Special Education at Ball State University invites applications for two full-time tenure track Assistant Professors in Applied Behavior Analysis/Special Education with a desired start date of August 17, 2018. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses related to applied behavior analysis (ABA) primarily via distance education, engaging in scholarly activities including research, program evaluation, grant writing, service on university committees, and serving on doctoral committees. The Department of Special Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Applied Behavior Analysis via distance education. The department also includes undergraduate programs in high incidence and low incidence disabilities, deaf education, and early childhood special education. The department has seen significant growth in the MA in Applied Behavior Analysis with an Emphasis in Autism degree program over the last 6 years. The ABA/Autism program course sequences at the graduate and undergraduate levels are approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. Minimum qualifications: Doctorate or provide evidence of ABD status (Doctorate must be completed by date of employment) in Special Education or related field with a concentration in ABA from an accredited college or university. Eligible to take the examination for Board Certified Behavior Analyst as stated on the Behavior Analyst Certified Board website (i.e., accrued 1,500 hours of BCBA-supervised field experience and met the BCBA coursework requirement). BCBA must be earned within the first year of employment if credential is not held at time of employment. Preferred qualifications: Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral Level (BCBA-D). Scholarly productivity in ABA including history of successful grant writing. Experience teaching courses related to behavioral interventions for individuals. Experience teaching courses related to the experimental analysis of behavior. Research interests related to functional analysis and an active role in ABA-related professional associations. Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11419 Include the following documents with your application: Cover letter addressed to Dr. Kim Zoder-Martell, curriculum vitae and a copy of doctoral transcripts (or evidence of ABD status if applicable). Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 27, 2018. Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest degree earned prior to an in-person interview. Original, official transcripts are required at time of hire. Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs. The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same. The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.