Professor, Behaviour Analysis

Competition Number: REQ 1557
TITLE: Professor, Behaviour Analysis
DIVISION: Centres for Community Services & Health Sciences
SALARY: Faculty Teaching Scale
LOCATION: 51 Dockside Drive
STATUS: Sessional

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 15, 2018 - June 20, 2019
At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.

What responsibilities will you have in this role?

  • The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in all years of the Behaviour Analysis degree program as well as in other diploma and post-grad Behavioural Science Technology programs.
  • Supports students as they are invited to expand their understanding of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and cognitive behavioural 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 curriculum.
  • Defines and revises subject/program objectives.
  • Devises and evaluates learning outcomes.
  • Teaches assigned subjects, as well as tutors and advises 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.

What qualifications do you need for this role?
  • Qualified candidates must possess specific academic training in behavioural science at the graduate level; a PhD in a relevant Social Science discipline (preferably Applied Behavioural Analysis) is required; BACB certification is preferred.
  • 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, as is experience in supervising practicum students.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and sustain relationships with external partners is a definite asset.
  • 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 and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.

  • If you are a George Brown College employee, go to to apply via our internal site.
  • If you are an external candidate, go to and click on the "Employment at George Brown" link to apply or click on the 'apply' button to the left of the posted job to apply.

  • Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the minimum qualifications for this role. Please include your teaching philosophy with your application.
  • The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
  • First consideration will be provided to internal candidates in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.

Closing: Open until filled.

George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and indigenous peoples. George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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