Assistant Professor (2 Positions)

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Posting #:F 08/2014
Posted:Apr 11, 2014
Employment Status:Tenure stream, Assistant Professor
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Department:The Centre for Applied Disability Studies
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Job Summary

The CENTRE FOR APPLIED DISABILITY STUDIES at Brock University invites applications for two tenure-stream positions as Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014. The positions are subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidates will be expected to engage in a program of applied research related to disabilities, teach courses in applied disability studies and ABA at the graduate level, to supervise student theses and practica, participate in the affairs of the program and fulfill service commitments to the program and the university. The successful applicants will be expected to teach a full course load in various locations across Ontario (as assigned), during the day, evenings and/or weekends, as well as teach online.


Qualifications are a completed Ph.D. in Psychology or Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), and being a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. The applicant must provide evidence of successful research, teaching and professional experience in the fields of disabilities and/or ABA. Registration as a Psychologist in Ontario will be considered an asset.


Applicants should submit by April 30, 2014, electronic or hard copies of a letter of application (indicating file number stated above), curriculum vitae, selected reprints/preprints of publications, evidence of successful research, teaching and professional experience in the fields of disabilities and ABA, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Alison Rothwell, Academic Administrator
Centre for Applied Disability Studies
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1

Closing date for the application is April 30, 2014, or until two suitable candidates are found. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at and include the completed form with their application.

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