CUNY Assistant Professor - Applied Behavioral Analysis (Special Education) in New York, New York


The School of Education of Hunter College-CUNY invites applications for a tenure track position in the Department of Special Education at the rank of assistant professor, tenure track, in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) programs, effective September 1, 2017. The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. We offer a BACB-approved course sequence for students who are seeking the BCBA. We also have a brand new Masters’ of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis that will offer eligibility for the New York State LBA license. The person in this position will work in collaboration with the Director of Programs in ABA. Programs are comprised of classes in-person, hybrid, and fully online.

Applicants will be expected to: conduct research and publish scholarly writing in special education; teach graduate courses; supervise students in field placements; develop and maintain relationships with programs in schools and institutions; advise graduate students; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; develop training and/or research grant proposals; and demonstrate leadership in the field.


All candidates must have an earned Doctorate in behavior analysis, education, or psychology. Candidates with degrees in education or psychology should have an academic concentration in behavior analysis. A BCBA or BCBA-D with supervision training is required as well as a New York LBA license or eligibility. Candidates should have experience teaching applied behavior analysis at the graduate level, conducting single-subject scholarly research, and rich experience applying behavior analytic principles in clinical settings with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In addition, applicants should have strong evidence of promising research and scholarly activity, university teaching and supervisory experience, competence in technology as an educational tool, and a commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings.


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

$42,873 - $81,645; ($47,340 - $90,149*) *Effective 4/20/2017 and subject to the new contract implementation.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin January 9, 2017.


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Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Applied Behavioral Analysis (Special Education)

Job ID: 15987

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular