Department of Psychology: Tenure-Track Assistant Teaching Professor in Applied Behavioural Analysis

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-10

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will start November 15, 2021

The University of New Brunswick (UNB), Department of Psychology, Fredericton invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Behaviour Analysis at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor effective July 1, 2022. The individual must have a Ph.D in Psychology with a strong background in Applied Behaviour Analysis or a Ph.D. in Applied Behaviour Analysis with a strong background in psychology; certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) by the time of appointment; experience in the areas of autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, and/or behaviour assessment and treatment of severe problem behaviour; and Virtual Course Sequence instructor eligibility through the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) by the time of appointment, experience and teaching in the area of organizational behaviour management, a record of service and leadership to community and/or professional organizations, and a history of student supervision would be an asset. Responsibilities will include co-ordinating the Verified Course Sequence of our Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program for BCaBA certification, directing the program, developing new courses (as needed), teaching at the undergraduate level (with a particular emphasis on courses in the Certificate Program), and developing and overseeing a Masters-level program for BCBA certification.

The Department of Psychology in Fredericton has BA and BSc majors and honours programs as well as MA/PhD programs in Clinical Psychology (CPA accredited) and Experimental Psychology. This position is subject to budgetary approval. For more information about the department please see

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter outlining their training and experience in ABA, course development, and program administration as well as a curriculum vitae, and evidence of the BCBA certification. They should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Sandra Byers, Chair, Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick. All application materials and letters of recommendation should be submitted to: Questions should be sent to Dr. Byers at:

Review of applications will start November 15, 2021.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.