Lehigh University, Special Education

Position ID:Lehigh-Special Education-TAP [#25707]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Psychology / School Psychology
Education / Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis
Special Education / Applied Behavior Analysis
Appl Deadline:2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/14, finished 2024/03/19, listed until 2024/03/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Teaching Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis Lehigh University

Open Position: 
The College of Education and Human Services, Special Education Program, invites applicants for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in Applied Behavior Analysis, effective August 15, 2024.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or a related field and hold Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) certification by the date of employment. In addition, candidates should have at least three years applied experience in a school or clinic setting performing duties aligned with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and have experience teaching one or more courses at the university level.

Position Summary:
The Teaching Assistant Professor is a 12-month position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach six online graduate-level courses (18 credits) yearly in the ABA Verified Course Sequence (VCS), serve as VCS Coordinator, and advise students seeking BCBA certification. In addition, the successful candidate also will supervise students in the BCBA program who are employed at Lehigh University Autism Services and other facilities. The Teaching Assistant Professor will be expected to support and contribute to college and university efforts relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Information about College and University:
The College of Education houses five programs, including Counseling Psychology; Educational Leadership; School Psychology; Special Education; and Teaching, Learning, and Technology. The BCBA program is housed in Special Education and draws students from all programs. 

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. 

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023. For full consideration, applications should be received online by November 30, 2023. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should submit the following materials:
1) Cover letter,
2) Curriculum vitae,
3) Teaching Statement that describes instructional philosophy and experience teaching online courses.
4) Statement describing how you will contribute to Lehigh’s mission to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. For assistance writing this statement, see the ADVANCE guide (https://advance.cc.lehigh.edu/sites/advance.cc.lehigh.edu/files/Applicant-Facing%20Contributions%20.pdf). 
Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed to Dr. Lee Kern, Chair of the Search Committee, at lek6@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty [1] (https://provost.lehigh.edu/resources/faculty-dual-career-assistance-program/dual-career-guidelines). 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
College of Education
Lehigh University
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem PA 18015