Instructors of Special Education

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Instructors of Special Education
Additional Information
Appointment Type Non-Tenure-track/Contract
Length of Appointment PT Semester

The Department of Special Education has part-time adjunct instructors positions available for the 2018 fall semester. Instructors are needed to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in special education (e.g., mild, severe, deaf/hard of hearing, etc.), Applied Behavior Analysis, and autism. Both on campus and online courses are available.

Please note that applications will remain active until January 25, 2019. Therefore, if you apply for this position, you may not hear from the Department of Special Education until there is a need to hire an instructor to teach a specific course.

Minimum Qualifications

For adjuncts teaching undergraduate courses in special education the minimal qualifications include a masters degree in special education or closely related field. Adjuncts teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral degree in special education or closely related field.

For adjuncts teaching graduate level courses in ABA or autism, they must have at least a doctoral degree in ABA, psychology, education, special education, or closely related field. In addition, the instructor must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Adjuncts teaching undergraduate ABA/Autism courses must have at least a masters degree in ABA, psychology, education, special education, or closely related field and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Adjunct faculty interested in teaching masters level research methods courses must have at least a doctoral degree in special education, education, psychology, or closely related field.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for faculty teaching special education courses is at least two years of teaching experience in schools working directly with students with disabilities.

Preferred qualification for faculty teaching ABA courses is at least two years of experience employed as a BCBA.


Adjuncts teaching undergraduate or graduate level ABA courses must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Special Education:800090
Department Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201500215F
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 08/20/2018
Position End Date 12/14/2018
Posting Date 01/25/2018
Applications Accepted Through Date 04/24/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. David McIntosh, Chair of the Department of Special Education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (Email: Telephone: 765-285-5068).

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Master's Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Undergraduate Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Doctorate Transcripts
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3