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Professor of Practice in Special Education (Posted 11/17/2017)

Lehigh University seeks a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for a Professor of Practice position.  Job responsibilities include teaching online classes in our Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) verified course sequence (VCS) and supervising master’s and doctoral students completing field experience toward BCBA certification.  The successful candidate also will advise students completing the VCS coursework.  Activities may also include participating in research and related activities through Lehigh University Autism Services.  Work on grant-funded projects and/or extra teaching for additional remuneration can be negotiated.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis or a related field, experience working with children with autism, and experience teaching in higher education settings.  In addition, applicants must have met the BACB requirements for supervision, including completion of the 8-hour Supervisory Training and the BACB on-line Supervision Training Module at time of employment. 

The Professor of Practice position is for a 12-month, nontenure-track contract for three years, which may be renewable depending on the candidate’s individual performance and continued need. This is a full-time position, with a teaching load equivalent of 6 courses per year. 

Lehigh is a doctoral/research intensive university of 5000 undergraduates and 2000 graduate students, and is located on a 1600-acre wooded campus 1.5 hours west of New York City and 1 hour north of Philadelphia. Lehigh’s College of Education has been consistently ranked in the nation’s Top 50 Best Graduate Schools of Education. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Additional information about the position, the College, and the University can be found at  Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University is committed to student and faculty diversity and values the educational benefits that flow from such diversity.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, current vita, and three letters of reference to (AcademicJobsOnline Phone inquiries and nominations can be made to Lee Kern, Special Education Professor of Practice Search Chair at 610/758-3267 or by email to Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

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