Overview

The Department of Special Education at Ball State University invites applicants for a part-time adjunct position for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. You may be requested to teach courses related to special education, applied behavior analysis, and/or autism.

Appointment Type: Non-Tenure-track/ContractLength of Appointment: PT Academic Year

Description

The Department of Special Education has part-time adjunct instructors positions available for the 2018-19 academic year. Instructors are needed to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in special education (e.g., mild, severe, deaf/hard of hearing, etc.), Applied Behavior Analysis, and autism. Both on campus and online courses are available.

Please note that applications will remain active until July 24, 2019. Therefore, if you apply for this position, you may not hear from the Department of Special Education until there is a need to hire an instructor to teach a specific course.

Minimum QualificationsFor adjuncts teaching undergraduate courses in special education the minimum qualifications include a masters degree in special education or closely related field. Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral degree in special education or closely related field.

Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses in ABA or autism must have at least a doctoral degree in ABA, psychology, education, special education, or closely related field. In addition, the instructor must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Adjuncts teaching undergraduate ABA/Autism courses must have at least a masters degree in ABA, psychology, education, special education, or closely related field and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Adjunct faculty interested in teaching masters level research methods courses must have at least a doctoral degree in special education, education, psychology, or closely related field.

Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for special education courses is at least two years of teaching experience in schools working directly with students with disabilities.

Preferred qualification for ABA courses is at least two years of experience employed as a BCBA.

Required Certifications/LicensuresAdjuncts teaching undergraduate or graduate level ABA courses must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Pre-Employment Screening
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. 

EEO StatementBall State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State UniversityBall State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department: Special Education:800090Posting Number: 201500312F

Number of Vacancies: 2-3

 

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact Dr. David McIntosh, Chair of the Department of Special Education at demcintosh@bsu.edu.