Pool – Lecturer


Position Overview

The Applied Behavioral Science Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to apply for part- to full-time lecturer and/or online lecturer positions. Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, each semester for development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the online course(s).

Application materials will be reviewed by the chairperson and/or faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in applied behavior analysis consistent with departmental instructional needs.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.


Job Description

Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester. Courses may be undergraduate or graduate level and may be taught face-to-face, hybrid or online.

100% - Regular Lecturer Duties
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester.
  • Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction.
  • Provide instruction for course(s).
  • Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
  • Hold regular office hours for students involve in classes taught.
  • Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

100% - Online Lecturer Duties

Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester.

• Teach a specified number of either online graduate courses per semester.
• Prepare for and attend all online class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in synchronous or asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
• Provide instruction for course(s). Classes may be in a 16-week, 8-week, or mini-semester format. If class meetings are asynchronous, instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience.
• Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
• Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
• Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

1. A Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science, Psychology, or a relevant field depending on course topic for instruction of undergraduate courses, OR a PhD in Applied Behavioral Science, Psychology, or a related field for instruction of graduate courses. A bachelor’s degree plus 10 years professional experience may be permitted for undergraduate courses.
2. At least one semester of teaching experience at the university or college level.
3. Relevant certifications in area of teaching/expertise (e.g., Board Certification in Behavior Analysis, Certification as a Dog Trainer, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. A master's or doctorate in a related field.
  2. Evidence of prior success in teaching (e.g., course evaluations, supervisor ratings).

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants

Department of Applied Behavioral Science
Department Chairperson Florence DiGennaro Reed
785-864-0521
fdreed@ku.edu



Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

Tuesday April 4, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Monday June 5, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24662BR
  • Department:  Applied Behavioral Science
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Regular
  • Employee Class:  F-Faculty
  • Review Begins:  04-Apr-2023

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