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CUNY Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Program (Special Education) in New York, New York

Job Title: Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Program (Special Education)

Job ID: 22200

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The School of Education of Hunter College-CUNY invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Special Education teaching and advising in the School’s Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) programs, effective late August 2021. The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence at the University level with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. Candidates must have a commitment to inquiry and advocacy on issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion that affect learning outcomes for all individuals. The college is strongly committed to achieving excellence through recruiting diverse candidates in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other historically under-represented groups. We offer a BACB-approved course sequence for students who are seeking the BCBA. We also have a Masters’ of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis that offers eligibility for licensure as a behavior analyst in New York State. Programs are comprised of hybrid and fully online classes.

Applicants will be expected to: teach graduate courses; conduct research and publish scholarly writing in applied behavior analysis; mentor masters’ level capstone projects; supervise students in field placements; advise graduate students; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; and assist in the development of training and/or research grant proposals.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


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 and licensure in New York State as a behavior analyst or eligibility for licensure in New York as a behavior analyst is preferred. 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 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.


Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) $54,615- $94,492*

*Salary subject to new contract (4/1/21) implementation

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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on May 28, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.