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Assist Prof & Prog Dir (ABA)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants should electronically submit: a detailed curriculum vita; a cover letter that discusses teaching experience; teaching philosophy; research achievements; future goals; publication reprints; previous course evaluations; and three reference letters, to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Arthur Freeman arthur.freeman3@touro.edu, DBS Department Chair, Touro College, School of Health Sciences. Complete applications are due by May 1, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assist Prof & Prog Dir (ABA)
Location Touro NY
Department Behavioral Science Admin Services
Position Number 1F9400
Job Description

The Department of Behavioral Science within the School of Health Sciences at Touro College and University System invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor and Program Director of Advanced Certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Position is effective July 1, 2017 (pending funding). The college places a high priority on teaching excellence and on research with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field.
We offer a BACB-approved course sequence for students who are seeking the BCBA, and will also offer students eligibility for the New York State Licensed Behavior Analyst credential.
The successful candidate will be expected to support our growing student population through teaching, advising, collaborating on research initiatives, and will work in collaboration with other programs within the department.

Job Duties

The faculty member will be expected to direct the program, develop applications of the ABA model, assist in recruitment of students, teach graduate classes, conduct research and publish in scholarly journals. Additional Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Supervise students in field placements
• Develop and maintain relationships with programs in schools and institutions
• advise graduate students

• Serve on department and School of Health Sciences committees, and College committees;
• Develop training and/or research grant proposals; and demonstrate leadership in the field
• Teaches full time graduate level Behavior Analysis courses
• Engages in research/scholarly activity at a level appropriate to rank
• Supervises students, and/or performs other assignments as approved by the Program Director/Chair
• Participates in faculty meetings, advises students, provides service to the program, the Department of Behavioral Sciences and the Touro community

Required Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in in behavior analysis, education, or psychology. Candidates with degrees in education or psychology should have an academic concentration in behavior analysis
• A BCBA or BCBA-D with supervision training is required as well as New York LBA license or license eligibility
• Experience teaching applied behavior analysis at the graduate level
• Background conducting single-subject scholarly research
• Experience applying behavior analytic principles in clinical settings with individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
• Have history of, or evidence of promise, in scholarship appropriate for the discipline
• University teaching and supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Competence in technology as an educational tool
• A commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to think critically and solve problems independently
• Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
SPSS skills essential, data analysis knowledge in Excel a plus
• BlackBoard educational platform
• Internet journal library and google scholar search experience

Travel
• Travel between meetings at multiple locations

Physical Demands

• Extensive time sitting and standing
• Extensive use of computers
• Ability to lift 5 pounds

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Interested applicants should electronically submit: a detailed curriculum vita; a cover letter that discusses teaching experience; teaching philosophy; research achievements; future goals; publication reprints; previous course evaluations; and three reference letters, to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Arthur Freeman arthur.freeman3@touro.edu, DBS Department Chair, Touro College, School of Health Sciences. Complete applications are due by May 1, 2017 or until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
Salary Detail Commensurate with Experience
Salary

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00029P
Open Date 02/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested applicants should electronically submit: a detailed curriculum vita; a cover letter that discusses teaching experience; teaching philosophy; research achievements; future goals; publication reprints; previous course evaluations; and three reference letters, to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Arthur Freeman arthur.freeman3@touro.edu, DBS Department Chair, Touro College, School of Health Sciences. Complete applications are due by May 1, 2017 or until the position is filled.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents