Webster University’s School of Education, St. Louis, Missouri, invites applications for a 12- month, full-time, tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Special Education & ABA, starting June 1, 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate-level Special Education courses, primarily in Applied Behavior Analysis. The candidate will also serve as the University liaison and VCS coordinator with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Other duties and responsibilities include:
This 12-month position requires a teaching load of 24 credit hours per year. Course releases may apply depending on administrative appointments related to the program.
Maintain active communication with the BACB regarding the Verified Course Sequence (VCS) requirements and approvals.
Carry out the responsibilities of the VCS Coordinator, as described in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board VCS Handbook.
Coordinate MA in Special Education (ABA) and the Advanced Graduate Certificate in ABA; supervision of adjunct faculty; schedule courses offerings; oversee student advising.
Advise graduate students in the Masters and AGC in ABA programs.
Teach campus- based and online graduate courses with a strong interactive focus.
Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and review.
Assist in data collection, data analysis and reports as required by the University and School of Education as well as regional state, and national accreditation agencies.
Explore opportunities for additional collaboration with community agencies, school districts, and professional organizations to promote cooperative opportunities for students.
Engage in university service and make professional contributions to the department, school, university, and community.
Pursue a program of research and scholarship in special education, applied behavior analysis, and/or positive behavior support.
Webster University’s School of Education offers a comprehensive array of degrees, teacher certification programs, and professional certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The School of Education also offers a BACB Verified Course Sequence as an emphasis in the Master of Arts in Special Education degree, as well as a stand-alone Advanced Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Questions can be addressed to Donna Campbell, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicant must have an earned doctorate in special education, psychology, applied behavior analysis, or closely related field. Applicant must also be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and hold a current certificate awarded by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
Preferred experience includes experience teaching college-level courses in behavior assessment and intervention; experience developing and teaching online courses in ABA; working in educational or other applied settings, with individuals with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, emotional disturbance, and/or mental health disorders; professional experience in the provision of ABA and/or positive behavior support services in public schools or community settings; research in special education practices and/or ABA, or positive behavior supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and ASD; membership or active role in ABA-related professional associations; teacher certification in Special Education.
Additional Salary Information: Open
Internal Number: F0075
About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with nearly 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.Webster University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, hlcommission.org • 800.621.7440.