The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Psychology expects to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis beginning in August 2019. We seek a scientist-practitioner committed to research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels who will participate actively in our BACB Verified Course Sequence, and ABAI Accredited Master’s Degree Track in Applied Behavior Analysis. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for attracting external funding, a strong commitment to research and teaching, and dedication to inclusive excellence in higher education. Specialization within behavior analysis is open.
Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in behavior analysis. Establish and maintain an active research program that includes publications and grant applications. Mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Participate in departmental, university, and/or professional service.Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related discipline completed by August 22, 2019, and hold or be eligible for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst credential. The UMBC Psychology department offers doctoral programs in Applied Developmental Psychology and Human Services Psychology, including tracks in Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited), Behavioral Medicine, and Community Psychology (https://psychology.umbc.edu/).
Special skills required/desired: Strong record of publication, promise of attracting external grant support, teaching support.Application Instructions
UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity (RU/H). It is located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor near major medical schools and federal research institutes that afford rich opportunities for research collaboration (e.g., the Kennedy Krieger Institute; University of Maryland, Baltimore). UMBC has a successful history of training underrepresented scholars at the undergraduate and graduate level through the MARC-U Star, Meyerhoff, McNair Scholars, and other scholarly programs. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position as part of our strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity (https://facultydiversity.umbc.edu). Applicants should provide: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a description of teaching interests and pedagogy, (d) a description of research interests, (e) a description of commitment to inclusive excellence in higher education, (f) representative publications, and (g) three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders). Please submit all application materials via Interfolio (ABA: apply.interfolio.com/53171). For questions on Interfolio, please contact Ms. Megan Hurd (email@example.com). For questions about the position, please contact Dr. John Borrero (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.