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CUNY Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis in New York, New York

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis

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Hunter College

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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 Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program, effective late August 2023. The college places a high priority on 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 Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis that offers eligibility for licensure as a behavior analyst in New York State. Programs are comprised of hyflex and fully online classes.

Applicants will be expected to: teach graduate courses; 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 programmatic grant proposals.


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, supervising 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 university teaching and supervisory experience, competence in technology as an educational tool, and a commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings.


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience ($56,821 - $98,309)

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package 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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26553

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required

material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). 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)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 17, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s 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.