Vanderbilt Math or Reading Disabilities Position 2017

Vanderbilt University’s Department of Special Education Seeks Applicants for a Position in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Department of Special Education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure line position in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis. Although the position is open rank, we strongly encourage applications at the assistant and associate levels. The duties of the position are to: (1) develop and/or maintain a nationally recognized program of research on behavior analytic interventions for individuals with or at risk for disabilities, (2) seek external funds to support this program of research, (3) teach courses as part of a BACB-approved sequence to students from a variety of program areas (e.g., low incidence disabilities, high incidence disabilities, early childhood), (4) contribute to the ongoing development of the ABA program, (5) collaborate with faculty across program areas, (6) advise students in the ABA program, (7) partner with local districts and agencies that serve individuals with or at risk for disabilities, and (8) engage in service to the university and field. Affiliation with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development is possible ( 

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Special Education or a related field with national certification as a doctoral level behavior analyst (BCBA-D). Expertise and experience in applied behavior analysis, as well as preparing practitioners in behavior-analytic assessments and interventions are necessary.

Candidates should submit an application letter describing their qualifications and how their accomplishments address the expectations noted above. They should forward curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly writing, and contact information for three people from whom letters of reference may be requested. Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Mary Louise Hemmeter, Search Chair (  Employment will also require a background clearance check.

Application materials should be submitted to: ABA Search, Department of Special Education, PMB 228 Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203 (or electronically to

Vanderbilt University has a student body of 12,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Twenty-three percent of our students are from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds. In addition, there are over 1000 international students from 84 countries. Vanderbilt values individuals who can share different points of view; strives to create an atmosphere where faculty of diverse races and ethnicities receive support from other faculty; and aspires to become a leader among its peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of all underrepresented groups. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Iowa State Assistant Prof EBD position 2016

Assistant Professor of Special Education (Behavior Disorders) at Iowa State University

The School of Education (SOE), College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in the area of Special Education to begin in August 2016. The School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will collaborate with special education and other SOE colleagues in developing rich and rigorous special education learning experiences and contribute expertise in behavior disorders. Building on these strengths, the School is committed to increasing its academic excellence, external funding, and diversity of faculty and students.

For the full position announcement, please visit our Web site. Once on the site, search by Vacancy ID #500141. To ensure consideration, submit application by 1 October 2015.

For additional information, you may also contact Search Co-Chair, Dr. Anne Foegen at afoegen [at]

Two positions at U.Va.

The University of Virginia’s special education program in the Curry School of Education seeks applications for two faculty positions. Both will focus on high-incidence disabilities with teaching, research, and service responsibilities, and both should show a commitment to causal-comparative research methods, especially group-contrast or single-subject experimental methods.

  • Associate or full professor: Applicants should have a evidence of external funding and an excellent record of scholarship with a national reputation.
  • Assistant professor: Applicants should have early career work commensurate with time in rank and at least the beginning of a strong scholarly record.

A PDF of the actual U.Va. special education position announcement is available for download. It provides the formal details of the announcements. John Wills Lloyd is chairing the search. The positions will likely close 2013-14.

Post-docs at U. Nebraska-Lincoln and Girls’ and Boys’ Town

Michael Epstein is searching for individuals with earned doctoral degrees in special education, psychology, or social work (or related disciplines) who are interested in developing research skills in the area of emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) by working on studies of programs and services for children and youths with EBD. Applications are open as of the date of this announcement and will be reviewed as they are submitted. Start dates begin August 2013 but are flexible. Download a PDF description of the post-docs for additional information.

Child and Adolescent Conference

International Child & Adolescent Conference XIV
November 6-8, 2008
Minneapolis, MN

Session Proposals Invited-Deadline extended to September 15

Colleagues and Friends:

The Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents and co-sponsors, the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), are pleased to present the biennial International Child and Adolescent Conference XIV on November 6-8, 2008 at the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport-Mall of America Hotel. The conference theme is zxcvDecoding RTI-PBS-EBD to Improve Learning and Social Outcomes for Students.

This event will feature keynote addresses, in-depth workshops and topical strands. The conference is a transdisciplinary forum for individuals from education, mental health, juvenile justice and related fields to share information on effective interventions and programs for challenging children and youth.

Proposal deadline has been extended to September 15, 2008.

We are seeking proposals for a wide variety of presentations surrounding this theme from practitioners, administrators, researchers, trainers, advocates, parents, students and others who work in or with education, mental health, juvenile justice or related fields. You are invited to submit a proposal and participate in the program. Topical strands include: .Assessment/RTI * Autism Spectrum. Behavioral/Clinical Interventions * Coaching/mentoring/professional training * Community/Interagency Services * Curriculum and Instruction – Academic * Curriculum and Instruction – Social Development * Diversity and Culture * Families * Gender-specific Interventions * Hospital/Residential Services * Inclusion Services in General Education * Juvenile Justice/Secure Settings * Law/Policy/Research * Mental Health. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) * Transition

  • All proposals must be submitted on line at our website,
  • Click the conference logo on the home page and complete the requested information. Please note:
  • All presenters and co-presenters must register for the conference. BICA is unable to offer either an honorarium or a waiver of registration fees to program presenters. Presenters will be eligible for discounted registration rates. Your proposal is an acknowledgement of this requirement.
  • Acceptance of a proposal does not imply approval or support by BICA, its employees or Board of Directors or co-sponsoring organizations.

See the website for additional information about registration, lodging, program and exhibiting opportunities.