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Assistant Professor (Severe/Profound Intellectual Disabilities- Autism/BCBA)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Education, Department of Special Education
Date Posted:
November 05, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 07, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • General or Special funds, contingent upon position clearance, department needs, and fund availability. Appointment to begin August 2019. Selectee is required to complete the COE New Faculty orientation in the first year, Title IX training, and pass a criminal background check.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses via on campus and/or a variety of distance delivery modes;
  2. Supervise field/practicum activities in field-based teacher preparation and BCBA programs;
  3. Serve as cohort coordinator for candidates in teacher training or BCBA programs;
  4. Advise students;
  5. Maintain national certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Hawaii licensure as a behavior analyst;
  6. Contribute expertise in area of severe/profound intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), applied behavior analysis, research designs, and/or grant writing for the Department of Special Education;
  7. Maintain active program of research/scholarly activity and publications in area of specialization;
  8. Provide service to the department, college, university, public schools, and professional community;
  9. Participate in program review, program assessment, and accreditation activities;
  10. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in special education for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities/autism or applied behavior analysis, or closely related field from an accredited institution; will consider ABD if completed by date of hire.
  2. Certified as a BCBA or BCBA-D; will consider if certification obtained by date of hire.
  3. Experience as a licensed special education teacher or BCBA/BCBA-D with individuals who have severe/profound intellectual disabilities or autism in school settings.
  4. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Broad knowledge of special education for students with disabilities.
  2. Advanced knowledge of special education instructional methods and/or assessment for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities.
  3. Scholarly expertise in special education for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities/autism.
  4. Scholarly expertise in applied behavior analysis.
  5. Experience in teaching, supervising, and/or advising special education teacher candidates or behavior analyst candidates in higher education.
  6. Evidence of scholarly research activity in a line of inquiry related to students with severe/-profound intellectual disabilities/autism.

To Apply:
To apply, visit and search for Job Number 2018-00808 or 0084307 to submit an application.
  1. Dr. Mary Jo Noonan; 808-956-7956;

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