The Department of Applied Behavioral Science and Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas (KU) seeks outstanding applicants for the Associate or Full Professor/Associate or Senior Scientist of Independent Living for Persons with Disabilities expected to begin as early as August 18, 2018.
The qualifying candidates must have a Ph.D. in applied behavior analysis, psychology, behavioral science or related field of study at the time of appointment. A strong record of research and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching are required. The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives.
For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:
http://employment.ku.edu/academic/10255BR. A complete online application includes the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr Vincent T Francisco, firstname.lastname@example.org, 785-864-0522. Initial review of applications will begin 1 December 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through: (a) descriptions of research agenda and teaching philosophy in letter of application, (b) record of accomplishments and productivity included in curriculum vitae, and (c) information provided from three professional references.
PhD. in applied behavior analysis, psychology, behavioral science or related field of study at the time of appointment.
Evidence of external funding, as principal or co-principal investigator, from federal agencies.
Evidence of established dissemination record, including peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
Demonstrated ability to teach beginning and advanced courses in specialty.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, as evidenced by teaching philosophy statement and/or reference letters on teaching.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and training experience among persons with physical disabilities as evidenced by research, scholarly publications, and/or externally funded research grants.
A strong record of service, as evidenced by participation on editorial review boards, grant review panels, professional organizations, state-level partnerships, or community advisory boards.
Eligibility for appointment with tenure at the rank of either Associate Professor/Associate Scientist or Full Professor/Senior Scientist.
The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university and a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. KU is the only Kansas Regents university to hold membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represent excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally.