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Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)
St. Edward's University

Date Posted May 2, 2022
Title Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)

St. Edward's University

Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)

Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis

BSS/Teaching, Innovation, and Learning

St. Edwards University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track clinical assistant professor for the Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis (M.Ed. in ABA) program for a start in Fall 2022. The program is seeking a dynamic individual who has expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis and instruction in higher education.

St. Edward's University, located in Austin, TX, is a nationally ranked, independent Catholic university, and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The successful candidate will work closely with a dedicated and passionate campus community to find new and thoughtful ways to educate the hearts and minds of a diverse student body that is deeply committed to social justice and making a large impact on the world.

A successful candidate will have extensive background providing ABA services in a variety of settings, including educational and clinical organizations. St. Edwards University is a Verified Course Sequence (VCS) approved by the Association of Behavior Analyst International (ABAI) to offer coursework toward certification leading to Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), an important credential in the field of special education, including autism spectrum disorders (ASD). We offer a wide range of coursework within a 30-credit hour program, where admissions are offered starting both in Fall and Spring semester. Each semester, students enroll in two fully online, 7-week courses, sequentially. This learning format allows students to focus on one content area at a time and work at an accelerated pace.

The successful candidate will provide high-quality instruction to students from diverse backgrounds in the graduate program, with the standard 4/4 teaching load. St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender minority groups. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse student body. Please note: SEU is a single-state employer; therefore, a Texas residence is required by the time of onboarding.

Essential Functions:
  • Teaching and supervising eight (8) courses (9-month contract; with opportunities for additional payment for a summer course load) to include select graduate courses offered by the ABA program (including introductory and advanced ABA courses, specialty area and concentration courses in OBM/ Supervision, Functional Behavior Assessment and Analysis, Program Development, and Practicum.)
  • Courses will be completely online, with synchronous class meetings held remotely once a week via Zoom.
  • Support graduate activities at the university;
  • Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse graduate student body at a Hispanic-serving Institution
  • Assist in curriculum development, including development of online classes and supervision curriculum;
  • Work closely with the Program Director, ABA Team, and Student Success Counselors to support graduate students;
  • Maintain close contact to and engagement with the applied behavior analysis credentialing organizations, regional ABA organizations, latest BACB regulations, and up-to-date field of ABA content;
  • Assist with the identification, compilation, and analysis of program assessment information;
  • Engage in limited school and university service and committee activities aligned with the University's mission;
  • Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies;
  • Maintain scheduled virtual office hours according to university policy;
  • Attend necessary faculty, department and university meetings;
  • Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety in the classroom;
  • Stay current with best practices in teaching and learning;
  • Incorporate technology to enhance student learning;
  • Attend trainings as required;
  • Perform any other job-related functions as assigned by the University.

Job Requirements:
  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D.) or equivalent in ABA or a related field;
  • BCBA-D required; LBA or LABA strongly preferred;
  • At least 5 years of experience providing behavior analytic services in public or private settings;
  • Texas residence by the time of onboarding;
  • Experience teaching in higher education, and conducting workshops, trainings, or other forms of professional development;
  • Excellent technology skills and experience teaching online preferred;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • A record that speaks highly of teaching abilities;
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures;
  • Interest, initiative, and ability to develop and evaluate programs in the department;
  • Submit to and pass criminal offender records check, and sexual offender records check (S.O.R.I.);
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, equity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own;
  • All new employees must complete the FERPA, Anti-Harassment, and any other required online trainings within 15 days of employment;
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals;

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion St. Edwards University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community. For more information on our commitment to diversity, please visit our website

Additional Information:

To apply, please upload the following information at

  • Cover letter outlining teaching and clinical interests and experience;
  • CV
  • Reference Contact information (only) for at least three references.
  • In addition, all applications must include a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (2 page maximum). Your DEI statement should be included as a separate document and should not contain your name or any other personally identifiable information.

The screening process will begin January 10, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please visit our website or contact the chair of the search committee, Cayenne Shpall Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA at

Reference #: J20201667

Posted: 12/2/2021

Available: Fall 2022

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