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Assistant Professor of Special Education

University of Pittsburgh, School of Education | Pittsburgh PA 15260 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 11/13/2012

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Assistant Professor of Special Education

Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis

 POSITION:    Assistant Professor of Special Education with a focus on autism and applied behavior analysis. This position is a full-time, tenure-stream, eight-month academic year appointment. Summer session teaching opportunities are also available.

 DESCRIPTION: The Department of Instruction and Learning in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh seeks candidates for Assistant Professor of Special Education with an emphasis in autism and applied behavior analysis. Responsibilities include: teaching courses and advising students in undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs; developing an independent line of research and scholarship; securing extramural research funding; and actively participating in program and department-wide teacher preparation and doctoral-level degree programs. Please visit our web site ( to learn more about our program and department.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Special Education, teacher certification and/or anticipated completion of certification as a BCBA, a minimum of three years of successful teaching and/or related professional-level direct service in special education, experience teaching and/or supervision of pre-service students in special education, and experience in urban and/or non-traditional education programs and settings.

 Review of applications will begin December 15, 2012. Interested applicants should submit (a) a letter of application that describes your qualifications for the position, your professional research interests, and your teaching experiences/pedagogical approaches; (b) a curriculum vita; (c) samples of written scholarship; and (d) three letters of recommendation through the online system at The online system will prompt applicants to request three letters of recommendation, directly.  Alternatively, recommenders can be instructed to email the letters directly to  If you are unable to upload your documents, please mail materials to:  Special Education Search, Office of the Dean, School of Education University of Pittsburgh, 5600 WWPH, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.

 The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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Location Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Categories Higher Ed/Professor/Dean
Organization Type College/University
Grade Level College/University
Teaching field Special Education

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Contact Name Jennifer Bates
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 412-648-1780
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