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Open Rank Clinical Professor

Apply now Job no: 503091
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:

The Department of Applied Psychology, housed in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, invites candidates with expertise in applied behavior analysis (ABA) to apply to a full time 39 week Open Rank Clinical Professor, non-tenure track faculty position. The new faculty member will join faculty in the Department’s highly respected ABA programs. We seek candidates who will primarily contribute to the teaching and excellence of Northeastern University’s graduate ABA and School Psychology programs, and potentially to undergraduate courses that are part of the Health Psychology and Mindfulness Studies minors.



The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include: (1) teaching graduate and undergraduate behavior analysis courses across online and on campus formats; (2) advising students; and (3) supervising students’ practicum experiences remotely or in person. Responsibilities also include actively contributing to other programs in the Department through teaching and mentoring students. The Department seeks individuals who share its emphasis on interdisciplinary, multicultural, and ecological approaches to research and training.



Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in applied behavior analysis, psychology, or a closely related area with a focus on behavior analysis, be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) in good standing with the BACB, have a strong history of training/clinical supervision of students in behavior analysis, and documented teaching effectiveness. The applicant should also be a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) or be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts. Experience with online teaching is preferred. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education, skills and experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants holding a doctoral degree in applied behavior analysis with a strong history of online teaching and mentoring students, curriculum development, and service to the field will be preferred.

 Salary Grade:

N/A for faculty lines

Additional Information:

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The Department of Applied Psychology prepares students to meet the behavioral, mental, educational, and developmental health needs of children and adults within an ecological and multicultural perspective. The department currently offers graduate-level programs in applied behavior analysis, counseling psychology, school psychology, and early intervention and undergraduate programs in health psychology and mindfulness studies. The Department emphasizes a multicultural focus in its programs as described in greater detail at

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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