Academic Jobs in Canada, George Brown College located in Toronto is seeking a talented, creative, highly qualified and experienced Professor to teach Behaviour Analysis to the higher level students.
Roles and Responsibilities
The successful appointee will perform the following tasks at the George Brown College
- Teach Behaviour Analysis to all the degree program as well as in other diploma and post-grad Behavioural Science Technology programs.
- Supports students to expand their understanding of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and cognitive behavioral approaches to exploring clinical and social issues with respect to the treatment of autism, developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, behavior disorders, dementia, and other neurological conditions.
- Develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of the curriculum.
- Defines and revises subject/program objectives.
- Devises and evaluates learning outcomes.
- Teaches assigned subjects, as well as tutors and advise students.
- Evaluates student performance/progress/achievements.
- Participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory, and other committees.
- Remains current through consultation with community and agency representatives, as well as academic colleagues.
- Contributes to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested, such as partnership development, research, and involvement with field education and international opportunities.
- Qualified candidates must possess specific academic training in behavioral science at the graduate level;
- Ph.D. in a relevant Social Science discipline (preferably Applied Behavioural Analysis). On the other hand, BACB certification is desirable.
- Candidates must have strong skills in assessment, specialized instructional methods, intervention design, and treatment rationale and have current demonstrated success in direct service work using this approach with a relevant client population, including writing procedures and supervising Behaviour Therapists and/or Instructor Therapists.
- Previous teaching experience in a post-secondary environment is highly desirable. Also, experience in supervising practicum students.
- Demonstrated capacity to build and sustain relationships with external partners is a definite asset. Similarly, demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning.
- Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
- Involvement in innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, and student success.
- Effective ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience, and learning needs.
- Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
- Flexibility in adapting to change as well as participating in consultative decision-making processes.