The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education at Duquesne University's School of Education invite applications for a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor in Special Education specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. The candidate hired for this position will be expected to serve as the coordinator for the Verified Course Sequence which is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. The appointment begins immediately. Salary and terms of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and will include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package.
School of Education
Duquesne University's School of Education faculty shares a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools, and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Special Education Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The primary teaching responsibilities attached to the position are graduate-level special education courses that meet requirements for board certification in behavioral analysis.
Teaching responsibilities may also include general special education courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Program work, such as dissertation service, program certification reports, and Pennsylvania Department of Education compliance efforts will be an expected part of the work of this appointment.
Oversight and supervision of the graduate practicum and internship experiences, and program development will be required as well.
An earned doctoral degree in special education or closely related field.
Must have Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential necessary to support the specific needs of the BCBA Program.
Experience teaching in a higher education setting.
Experience teaching in flexible environments, including online, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings.
Experience practicing as a behavioral analyst or in K-12 public schools.
Expertise in low incidence disabilities, emotional and behavior disorders, assessment, and curricular and instructional support in inclusive settings.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applicants from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent accompanied by curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/88922. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their teaching/scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Questions regarding the application may be directed to Kinsey Wright, chair of the search committee.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.