Senior Behavior Analyst
|April 16, 2013 - May 15, 2013|
|Location:||Staten Island, NY|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Division/Department:||Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities|
|Description:||(Three Months with anticipated funding to a tentative 15 month position)
New York State Institute for Basic Research (IBR) of the Office For People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (RFMH) in partnership with New York State Education Department (SED) announce a doctoral-level clinical position for an experienced behavior analyst, to begin ASAP.
The Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Program is an initiative by IBR/OPWDD and SED designed to meet the growing need for behavior analysts to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment of chronic aberrant behaviors for students enrolled in the New York City public schools.
|Duties:||The individual must be an expert in applied behavior analysis with extensive clinical experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities presenting with severe aberrant behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, disruption, elopement, pica, etc.) in school settings. The behavior analyst will conduct intensive behavioral assessment and treatment for a small number of students in the New York City metro area schools. This is a school-based consultation program; traveling is required. You must have a valid driverís license and reliable vehicle or other means of transportation. |
|Qualifications:||All applicants must have:
1) A behaviorally-oriented doctorate in Psychology, Education, or Communication Disorders (e.g., Ph.D. or Psy.D. from a BACB-approved program). NYS license is not required.
2) At least 1 year of post-doctoral experience conducting analogue functional analysis in children and adults with autism and/or MRDD.
3) Board-certified in behavior analysis (BCBA).
4) Knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations.
Prefer completion of an APA-accredited internship and post-doc work. Preference will be given to licensed psychologists.
A formal application should include (1) a statement of interests; (2) CV; and (3) a sample FBA/BIP and any other material that the applicant deems relevant
SUBMIT RESUME TO: http://corporate.rfmh.org/
Conditions of Employment: Grant funded position. At will employment.
The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package. AA/EEO employer.
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