Special Education Faculty Position (Term Appointment, Assistant/Associate Rank)

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Special Education Faculty Position (Term Appointment, Assistant/Associate Rank)

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a full-time term faculty position focused on teaching courses in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program within the Division of Special Education and disAbility Research. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Program: Mason's Special Education Program, which is ranked by the U.S. News and World Report in the Top 20 of all such programs nationally (top 5 for online programs in special education), has an Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course Sequence offering coursework at the post-graduate certificate and master's levels. Coursework is offered face to face and online. Students can complete the ABA Coursework and a master's degree totally online, or on campus.

Responsibilities: This is a nine-month term faculty position with a 4-4 teaching load and additional opportunities for summer teaching. In addition to teaching, all faculty affiliated with the ABA Program have some administrative responsibilities related to the coordination of the ABA Program, student supervision/advising, student recruitment, curriculum and program development, online course development and revision, and management of distance education initiatives. Teaching loads may be adjusted to reflect participation in externally funded activities or administrative assignments that go beyond normal service responsibilities.

Required Qualifications: * The program is looking for teaching faculty with professional expertise in applied behavior analysis, particularly in organizational behavior management (OBM); * The position requires teaching a wide variety of ABA courses in locations throughout northern Virginia in Mason's Special Education outreach programs and/or online; * A Doctoral degree and relevant teaching experience are required. ABD candidates may be considered if degree conferral is expected in the very near future; * Candidates must be eligible for BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.) approval.

Preferred Qualifications: * BCBA-D certification is preferred; * Experience in university teaching and distance education implementation.

Candidates with expertise in areas of applied behavior analysis beyond autism (e.g., OBM, juvenile justice, general education, military and veteran's issues) are strongly encouraged to apply.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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