Website John Carroll University

Adjunct Instructor


Posting Number: F151P




The Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis Program at John Carroll University seeks to fill adjunct teaching positions across our content courses. Full consideration will be given to applications that are complete by July 1, 2024, although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Teaching can begin in either the fall or spring semesters.


The courses we are seeking adjunct instructors for are part of our ABAI verified course sequence. All courses are hybrid in nature. This includes in person class sessions as well as synchronous online class sessions. The adjunct instructor can expect that 50% of the class will be taught online and 50% will be taught in person. As these courses are part of verified sequences, content including the syllabus, assignments, tests and quizzes are created for the course. All classes start at 5:00pm and are held once a week. Courses are held Monday through Thursday.

The ABA program is looking for adjunct instructors that practice in alignment with our mission and values (see below), to support the rigorous teaching environment and high quality experiences that allow for the development of effective behavior analysts.

Mission Statement


The Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis program aims to create professional behavior analysts who embody the Jesuit value of caring for the whole person. The program strives to provide rigorous instruction of behavior analytic principles and concepts to ensure our students engage in high quality and person centered services. The program strives to offer a broad range of experiences that prepare students to develop strong competencies in all areas of behavior analytics. We encourage our students to develop a strong identity as a behavior analyst rooted in values aligned with becoming leaders in the field.


Program Values

The Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis program values the ethical and moral application of behavior analytic principles to all clients we serve. In alignment with our mission our values include:


• Walking alongside our clients in the behavior change process

• Supporting socially valid behavior change

• Supporting the development of self-determination skills

• Providing assent based services

• Care for all direct and indirect consumers of our services

• Listening to and supporting the voices of the consumers of our services


In your cover letter, please include which of the following classes you would feel comfortable teaching and the experiences/knowledge you have that prepares you to teach those courses.


Verified Course Sequence CoursesLegal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Behavior Analysis ABA 1: Analysis and AssessmentObservation and MeasurementConcepts and Principles in Behavior AnalysisResearch Methods in Behavior AnalysisBehavioral Theory and PhilosophyBehavior Change Techniques and Intervention PlanningExperimental Analysis of BehaviorStaff Supervision and Training


Duties and Responsibilities:


Required Qualifications:


• Master’s degree in related field

• Board Certified Behavior Analyst

• Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst

• 5+ Years experience working in the field as a behavior analyst

• Interest in understanding and supporting John Carroll’s mission to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world


Preferred Qualifications:


• Master’s degree or Ph.D., in Applied Behavior Analysis

• Experience teaching graduate level courses

• Demonstrated understanding of evidence-based instructional practices


Normal Working Hours and Conditions:


Physical Requirements :


About John Carroll University:


John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university, founded in 1886, dedicated to developing people with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. The University is located in University Heights, Ohio, an attractive residential suburb 10 miles east of downtown Cleveland. Academically, the University consists of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler College of Business, which both include graduate programs. The University offers 39 Academic Programs in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and business at the undergraduate level, and in select areas at the master’s level.The University enrolls approximately 2,500 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. John Carroll University is one of 27 Jesuit universities in the United States and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top 10 rankings of Midwest regional universities for more than 30 consecutive years.


EEO Statement:


John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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