Psychology – Faculty Position in Applied Behaviour Analysis (Faculty of Education)

Psychology – Faculty Position in Applied Behaviour Analysis (Faculty of Education) at Western University, Canada

Closes: 22nd August however review of applications begins July 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Education at Western University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary), Associate Professor (probationary or tenured) or Professor (tenured) with expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred starting date for this position is January 1, 2018, but is negotiable.

We seek outstanding candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service and a demonstrated ability to engage with and contribute to the relevant local, national, and international communities. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching and research supervision in the doctoral program in School and Applied Child Psychology, teaching in the Master of Professional Education program in Applied Behavior Analysis, and teaching in the preservice Bachelor of Education program. The successful applicant will show evidence of an ongoing program of research and publication in the area of applied behavior analysis, psychology in the schools or a related field, which is supported by external research funding, or likely to attract external funding. She or he will have a view of the profession as reflecting a scientist-practitioner orientation, and a commitment to developing practitioners and researchers who possess a thorough knowledge of current evidence-based theory and practice. It will be important to contribute to a collegial and lively scholarly environment, and to participate in community service in the Faculty of Education and the broader community.
Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in psychology or related field;
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification or eligible for certification;
  • Evidence of an active research program related to applied behavior analysis, school psychology, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Doctoral (BCBA-D) preferred.

Western’s Faculty of Education has been at the leading edge of education in Canada since 1962 and offers educational opportunities at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. Believing today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the Faculty strives to strengthen the field of education to help ensure every child has the opportunity to flourish. Western’s Faculty of Education collaborates with more than 500 partners in 23 countries, and attracts top faculty members from around the world.

The Faculty has conducted numerous provincial, national and international studies that were the first or largest of their kind, and is home to five dedicated research centres – the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, the Centre for School Mental Health, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum as a Social Practice, and the Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount. With more than 37,000 alumni residing in Canada and in 35 countries around the world, Western’s Faculty of Education graduates have gone on to have influential careers and become leaders on a global scale.

More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained from http://www.edu.uwo.ca/.

With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

Applicants must complete an application form which is available here and submit it with a letter of application addressed to Dr. Vicki Schwean, Dean, describing their qualifications for the position; a teaching portfolio which includes a teaching philosophy, a statement of teaching interests and evidence of successful teaching experiences such as course evaluations; a description of research accomplishments and plans for future research; a description of their potential contributions to the Faculty; a curriculum vitae; an exemplary sample of their scholarly writing; and the names of three referees along with their contact information. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials via email with “ABA Application” as the subject to deaned@uwo.ca. Review of applications will begin after July 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Vangie Castillo by email at vangie.castillo@uwo.ca or by phone at (519) 661-2111 ext. 88653

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Sport Coaching & Leadership

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Sport Coaching & Leadership at the University of Auckland, New Zealand

Closes: 13 July 

Faculty of Education & Social Work

Here’s an exciting opportunity to stamp your print on a programme in its inaugural year, in which you’ll develop courses from the ground up and lead the University of Auckland into new places!

The School of Curriculum & Pedagogy invites applications at a level between Lecturer and Associate Professor, to teach and establish your own research community in the area of sport coaching and leadership.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a doctorate in an area related to sport coaching or sport leadership
  • Have strong, established connections with the coaching community
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in lecturing/tutoring or teaching sport coaching or leadership at a tertiary level
  • Have practical experience in coaching and/or sport leadership, including working effectively with practice communities in sport coaching and leadership.

Existing connections with sports sciences, sport sociology or sport psychology would also be advantageous. To learn more about this position, please view the position description below.

The Faculty

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education & Social Work provides for the education of teachers, social workers and counsellors, and supports the development of education and training in schools, colleges, social services as well as other professional settings.

Our collective commitment to the vision of Leading Learning, Changing Lives drives our teaching, learning and research.  This dedication and passion has resulted in the Faculty of Education & Social Work being ranked 20th in the world; the highest in New Zealand and in the top 3% – of over 800 universities – world-wide.*

Why us?

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes.

We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential.

We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.

Applications close on Thursday 13th July 2017.

*Source: 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

Tenure Stream Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Special Education

Tenure Stream Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Special Education at the University of British Columbia, Canada

Closes: 9 July 2017 with review of applications beginning 14th July

The Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream appointment in Special Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with an emphasis on autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

 

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Special Education or a closely related area and background and experience in both ASD and positive behaviour support; Attainment of or eligibility for the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) credential is also essential, along with evidence of research and scholarly achievement, leadership ability, interdisciplinary and community collaboration, and experience and commitment to excellence in teaching and research supervision. Preference will be given to individuals with research, teaching, and supervisory experience in positive behaviour support, early intervention, augmentative and alternative communication, and/or inclusive education. In addition to contributing to both graduate and undergraduate teaching and service within the department, the successful applicant is expected to have a strong commitment to research and training in Special Education and to pursue an active program of research, seek research funding, and provide academic and research supervision of masters and doctoral students. The annual workload for an Assistant/Associate Professor is 12 credits.  The appointment is expected to start July 1, 2018, or as soon as the position is filled.

 

The UBC Vancouver campus is located on traditional unceded Musqueam territory in beautiful Vancouver, a multicultural, multilingual city ranked as one of the world’s best places to live. The University holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. The UBC Faculty of Education was recently ranked first in Canada and ninth globally among Faculties of Education (2015 QS World University Rankings).  We are committed to research excellence and provides a comprehensive set of programmatic offerings at the baccalaureate, magisterial and doctoral levels.  For further details about the Faculty and its research, please visit www.educ.ubc.ca.

 

ECPS is the largest among all five academic units in the Faculty of Education.  There are five program areas in the Department, including Counseling Psychology; Human Development, Learning and Culture; School Psychology; Special Education; and Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methodology. Over 400 graduate students, including 95 PhD students, are enrolled in the Department. The Department has strong ties to schools and to community and governmental agencies. Both the Department and the Special Education program have outstanding records of student and faculty research funding.

 

The Special Education program is focused on the education of students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and blind or visually impaired, as well as those with developmental disabilities, emotional or behavioural disorders, and learning disabilities. UBC is one of the only three post-secondary institutions in Canada that offer graduate coursework approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Faculty are committed to promoting practices that facilitate inclusion, empowerment, and self-determination of individuals with disabilities and other special needs in home, school, and community settings. All Special Education programs integrate developmental, social-ecological, and behavioral perspectives, with a focus on the ability to utilize multiple frameworks to understand the development of individuals and groups within complex systems in a diverse society.

 

This is a tenure-stream position in the Professoriate Stream.  The successful candidate will be reviewed for appointment (if at Associate Professor level), reappointment, tenure, and promotion in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the Assistant/Associate Professor rank, and criteria for appointment, reappointment and promotion, visit: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/.

 

The position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Starting salary is determined both by the candidate’s qualifications and experience and by the career progress scale within the Faculty.  Inquiries about this position should be directed to Dr. Shelley Hymel, ECPS incoming Head, at shelley.hymel@ubc.ca, or to Dr. Pat Mirenda at pat.mirenda@ubc.ca.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, sample of recently published work, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course outlines and student evaluations).  Applications must be submitted in the format of one bookmarked PDF file.  Applicants are also asked to provide the names of three referees and their contact details.

 

Review of the applications will begin on July 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Complete applications should be sent electronically to Dr. Shelley Hymel at silvia.almanzaalonso@ubc.ca (Dr. Hymel’s assistant).

 

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Educational Administration and Leadership – Assistant Professor

Educational Administration and Leadership – Assistant Professor at Memorial University, Canada

Closes: Friday, July 21, 2017

The Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Educational Administration and Leadership (subject to budgetary approval). Candidates should hold an earned doctoral degree in educational administration and leadership (or a related area) and show evidence of an emerging research program in educational administration and leadership or a related area (for example, organizational behaviour, human resources and management, sociological institutional analysis). Candidates should also have public K-12 school-based experiences in administration. Successful teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels would be an asset. An understanding of Indigenous education and/or educational policy in Canada will also be considered an asset. The anticipated start date is November 1, 2017.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to research and scholarship, including a record of peer reviewed publication in the area of educational administration and leadership (or a related area; see above), and will be expected to build an active research program in educational administration and leadership. Responsibilities will also include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and thesis supervision of Masters and Doctoral students.

Candidates are invited to submit a letter of application and supporting documentation including a current curriculum vitae, a description of current and emerging research, a teaching and learning dossier, and the names of three referees (two of whom should be academic references). Please include the reference number (VPA-EDUC-2016-005) with your application.

Completed applications must be received by Friday, July 21, 2017, and may be submitted electronically or in hardcopy to:

Dr. Sean Cadigan
Associate Vice-President (Academic) Programs, Complement Planning and Development
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7
e-mail: educdean@mun.ca

Memorial University of Newfoundland is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the Province’s only university, Memorial plays a pivotal role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning with campuses in St. John’s, Corner Brook, Labrador, and Harlow, England.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Further information is available at http://www.mun.ca or http://mun.ca/educ.

 

Senior Research Fellow in Social Sciences and Humanities

Senior Research Fellow in Social Sciences and Humanities at Deakin University, Australia

Closes: 16 July 2017

SALARY RANGE: $110,906 to $127,681 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (36.75 hours per week) and fixed term for 3 years
LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus / Melbourne Burwood Campus
ABOUT THE ROLE

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is seeking to recruit academics to join a team of established colleagues working in the social sciences and humanities.

The Senior Research Fellow will initiate and conduct outstanding research in the area of social sciences and humanities on projects that align with one or more of the following research streams: Diversity and Identity; Development, Inequality and Well-being; Governance, Justice and Security; Heritage, Indigeneity and Sustainability.

This will include:

  • Promoting the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and the wider University within relevant academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally
  • Initiating and contributing to Institute and Faculty research and entrepreneurial activity and will champion the strategic directions of the Institute, the Faculty and the University
  • Being responsible for conducting high-quality research, disseminating research widely to public and academic audiences, and seeking external research funding.

ABOUT YOU 

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or advanced qualifications and experience in the relevant discipline area
  • Nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals, and exhibitions where relevant to the discipline
  • Success in obtaining and timely completion of external research grants
  • Demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of research and administration

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description
POSITION DESCRIPTION: 170360_Senior_Research_Fellow.pdf

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Cayla Edwards, telephone +61 3 9244 6658 , email cayla.edwards@deakin.edu.au

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 16 July 2017
We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that’s why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin’s workplace benefits can be found here: deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin/why-work-at-deakin/staff-benefits
TO APPLY

All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria outlined in the position description in addition to providing a cover letter and resume.  To apply please click Apply button at top of screen.

In addition to a response to the key selection criteria applicants MUST upload a project proposal including:

  • project description (no more than 250 words)
  • project alignment with ADI (no more than 250 words)
  • project significance (no more than 250 words)

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor, Literacy

Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor, Literacy at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Closes: 25 June 2017

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor, Literacy

School of Teacher Education

College of Education, Health and Human Development

Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Applications are invited from senior academics who have a strong research profile in the area of children’s reading and literacy development and who have expertise to contribute to the teaching of Literacy/English curriculum to students in Primary Teacher Education. Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to lead and develop undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to children’s literacy development, demonstrate evidence of effective supervision of Doctoral level students and be developing a track record of research success through externally funded research grants.

The School of Teacher Education offers exciting research and teaching opportunities through its new home in a world class facility, located in the heart of the University of Canterbury Ilam Campus. The building, which will be opened in October this year, will offer state of the art digital technologies and innovative learning and social spaces that encourage collaboration and multidisciplinary ways of working. The discipline of Education at the University of Canterbury is consistently ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS 2017 rankings).

The successful applicant will have opportunities for international conference travel to support their research and teaching activities and will have the opportunity to network with international leaders in Education, Health Sciences and a range of disciplines through the University’s unique Erskine Fellowship and Canterbury Fellowship Scheme (which enables the University to host world leading academics) and through the University’s academic staff exchange programmes with Oxford and Cambridge Universities in the UK.

Applicants will require a Ph.D. or Ed.D in Education, or a related discipline, have experience working in educational contexts, and be a leader in scholarly and research achievements related to children’s reading and literacy development. Research expertise in the area of reading comprehension is highly desirable, and expertise in English language learning, bilingual or mulitlingual language and literacy development would be of interest. A Tertiary Teaching qualification is desirable or the commitment to undertake such a qualification with the support of the School.

Download the full Position Description for the three positions from our website.

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of ‘People Prepared to Make a Difference’. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 25 June 2017.

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume (and any additional attachments) combined into one document and submitted online. Should you have queries in relation to the application process please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, nikki.gibbs@canterbury.ac.nz

Informal enquiries about this role should be directed to Stuart Wise, stuart.wise@canterbury.ac.nz, formal applications should be uploaded to http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Primary Initial Teacher Education/Inclusive Education/Teaching Studies)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Primary Initial Teacher Education/Inclusive Education/Teaching Studies), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Salary: £33,943 to £46,924 per annum (Grade 8/9)

Full-time, permanent

Closes: 14 June 2017

Average weekly working hours: 37,00

Department

As a member of our initial teacher training team, you will be located in the School of Teacher Education and Professional Development.

As part of cross-phase working, you will be involved in delivering the curriculum to trainees following our Primary BA and PGCE programmes. Our programmes are informed by research and as such, you will be encouraged to develop both individual and shared research interests.

Our partnership is extensive and as such, students are placed in a range of schools, colleges and other learning settings throughout the North West. Your engagement with this network will enable you to experience the excitement and diversity offered by such a large teacher training provider.

Role

You will be a member of the Primary Teacher Education team with a special interest in Inclusive Education. You will also contribute to the Primary Teaching Studies programme.

Your role will enable you to use a variety of creative learning and teaching methods/materials (e.g. web-based and blended learning) when working with students. You will be expected to challenge ideas, foster debate and encourage students to develop skills in critical discourse and rational thinking.

You will provide teaching, support and guidance to students at the university and in placement. You will work with your colleagues to develop appropriate and challenging assessments that measure student performance and ensure that learning outcomes have been met. You will set students’ work, assess and make sound judgements about progress; provide feedback that is open, detailed and constructive. You will observe students’ performance during placements and assess whether they are meeting course learning objectives and the standards required by the University and professional, statutory or regulatory bodies.

To meet the needs of the Faculty and its learners, working hours are expressed as an average, but the pattern of distribution will vary according to need and the duties you are required to perform. This will include, but is not limited to:

  • Working evenings and weekends;
  • Working at any of the University’s campuses or an offsite location;
  • Travel within and outside of the UK

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Ceri Roscoe, Primary Programme Leader c.roscoe@mmu.ac.uk

Ideal Candidate

You will need to be flexible, demonstrate leadership and management skills and teamwork. You need to be able to respond effectively and speedily to changing national agenda concerning teacher education. Your curriculum knowledge will be current and you will have had experience in an educational context. You will have a strong commitment to and enthusiasm with Primary education and a keenness to share this with those training to be teachers.

You will be able to work in a professional capacity with school-based mentors and their colleagues. The ability to develop networks and partnerships and to maintain the relationships within them is essential.