Practice Faculty Position in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis Department of Special Education Vanderbilt University's Peabody College
The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a three-year renewable appointment, non-tenure track professor of the practice faculty position with a specific focus in the area of applied behavior analysis. The 12-month position is at the assistant level. The duties of the position are to teach courses in applied behavior analysis and single case research design; secure internship placements; supervise students in field internships; monitor BACB certification requirements; and serve on departmental and university committees. Affiliation with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development is possible.
The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Special Education or related field, be a board certified behavior analyst, have experience working with students with disabilities, and have an established record (or demonstrated potential) of dissemination activities such as publishing in relevant journals, presenting at national conferences, and developing instructional materials. Expertise and experience in preparing certified behavior analysts in evidence-based practices are necessary.
Peabody College, ranked among the top schools of education nationwide, provides strong faculty support (e.g., competitive salaries, generous start-up funds, expert support for grant preparation and post-grant award management, tuition benefits for dependent children). The Department of Special Education—consistently ranked first among special education programs in the country—includes a highly collaborative faculty committed to excellence in research, teaching, interdisciplinary partnerships, and leadership training. For over five decades, our Department has been a prominent leader in the field of special education and graduate training. Our faculty are highly collaborative and invested in research that is ambitious, innovative, and inspiring. We partner extensively with school districts and disability organizations to meet the needs of students with disabilities from a wide variety of backgrounds, and to prepare the next generation of teachers and scholars.
We also share Vanderbilt's commitment to diversity in the pursuit of excellence in learning and discovery. This investment in inclusive excellence spans all of our research, teaching, advising, and service endeavors. Among Vanderbilt undergraduates, 40% of students are racial minorities, 8% are international students, and more than 66% receive financial assistance. We are seeking faculty who have experience and a strong commitment to working with students who represent a diversity of backgrounds. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; people of color, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit an application letter describing their qualifications and how their accomplishments address the expectations noted above. They should forward curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly writing, and contact information for three people from whom letters of reference may be requested. Review of applications will begin March 1st, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries regarding this position should be addressed to: Erin E. Barton, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply.
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