Clinical Assistant Professor - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctorate (BCBA-D)

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor - Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctorate (BCBA-D)

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at UF College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking a Clinical Assistant  Professor in the Division of Psychology. The position is a 12 month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured track faculty position. As a member of the University of Florida College of Medicine faculty, your assignment will be to work in collaboration with the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment to expand the BCBA services, with a particular focus on the inpatient hospitals. Your assignment may be changed based on the needs of the department and/or college.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will work to will expand the applied behavior analysis and treatment services for children with a wide range of severe behavior disorders specifically in settings such as the inpatient hospitals. In addition, this position will participate in a growing research program in improving care for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders in an inpatient setting and with severe behavior disorders. Furthermore, this position will serve as an important academic faculty by supporting the training of nursing staff, medical and psychology students, interns, residents, and fellows for individuals with unique neurodevelopmental diagnoses and severe behavior disorders. 

Initial appointments will be for one year with annual re-appointments based on performance and available funding.

The Department of Psychiatry

The UF Department of Psychiatry is a leader in innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health and substance use disorders. Treatment teams within UF Health Psychiatry specialize in dual diagnosis. They are experienced in managing treatment plans for multiple co-occurring disorders. Clinical faculty, fellows and residents provide subspecialty care using transcranial magnetic stimulation, parent-child interaction therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and specific treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder and addiction.

We are nationally recognized for our research on addiction, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, physicians and health professional’s substance abuse, Tourette’s disorder, basic and clinical psychopharmacology, neuroimmunology, gene-environment interactions in abnormal repetitive movements, dynamic functional magnetic resonance imaging and proteomics.

The City of Gainesville

The City of Gainesville holds many distinctions. Located in the northern part of Florida, Gainesville is home to the state’s largest and oldest university (UF), and is one of the state's centers of education, innovation, healthcare, arts & culture, sports, and more. You can find the city routinely listed as one of the best college towns, best places to live, and best places to retire. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide endless entertainment to thousands of visitors and locals every year. Things to do in Gainesville , Visit Gainesville. Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.


Expected Salary:

Commensurate with training and experience

Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. with an emphasis in applied behavior analysis, board certification at the doctoral level
  • Current and maintain BACBA certificate 
  • Least one year of experience in a medical setting providing behavior analytic consultation.
    Strong documentations skills 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication 
  • Ability to adapt and manage change
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in the area of severe behavior, crisis management procedures, and training
  • Ability to work in a teaching environment and collaborate with therapist
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written communications skills

Compensation and Benefits

As one of the nation’s top public research university, the University of Florida is dedicated to providing robust benefits options to support the wellbeing their employees. The university offers a range of complementary and affordable benefit options to meet your family’s financial, educational, and health needs. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Salary commensurate based on candidate's experience
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts, employee wellness program, and employee assistance program
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance
  • Plan for your future with retirement savings and investment options that grow with you
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and personal holiday/winter break
  • Time to recover – 8 weeks of paid parental and medical leave programs
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application: 

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above, including a diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should the applicant be considered.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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