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Faculty Position in Autism Spectrum Disorders - (Academic Rank DOQ)

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Faculty Position in Autism Spectrum Disorders - (Academic Rank DOQ)


EEO Statement:
UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2022-364
Department MMI ICASD 50004879
Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:00am - 5:00pm; Hours May Vary
Requisition Category Faculty
Requisition Title Faculty Position in Autism Spectrum Disorders - (Academic Rank DOQ)
Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Position in Autism Spectrum Disorders - (Academic Rank DOQ)
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type L1 - REG SPECIAL FAC/S
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Faculty
Job Requisition Begin Date 11/28/2022
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha is currently accepting applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the integrated Center of Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD). This is an open rank position (Rank DOQ).

Ideal candidates will have a passion for working with children with autism spectrum disorders and their families in providing high-quality behaviorally based interventions. Candidates will have opportunities to coordinate and implement a variety of evidence-based treatment programs, such as intensive comprehensive interventions based in behavior analysis, focused interventions related to sleep, toileting, and other associated difficulties, caregiver mediated interventions, and behavior management for children preschool age through adolescence. Additionally, faculty supervise masters and doctoral level graduate students, predoctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows in developing research projects and in the delivery of clinical assessment and intervention. The area of clinical and research interest is open. The position is most appropriate for candidates with strong interests in applied clinical research, as well as those interested in applying for internal and extramural funding. Candidates will have completed doctoral training in psychology, behavior analysis, or related field. Candidates eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Nebraska are encouraged to apply.

About iCASD:
iCASD offers comprehensive ABA services to children diagnosed with autism that is focused on developing robust, meaningful social communication, play, social, and adaptive skills. The department is a collegial group of clinical educators and clinical researchers who seek to incorporate training and research activities into clinical service delivery within a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary center. MMI recently moved into a brand new, state- of-the-art facility and has prioritized expansion of innovative clinical and educational programs serving those with a wide range of physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and behavioral disabilities.
All department faculty play an important role in education and provide clinical supervision for a variety of undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Faculty in the department supervise predoctoral interns as part of the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology, which is APA accredited. Department faculty have opportunities to teach courses in the ABA Master’s degree program, as well as the ABA doctoral degree program, which prepares graduates for clinical, research, or faculty positions.

About MMI:
MMI is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive intellectual and developmental disability centers in the world. MMI’s mission is “to be world leaders in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs, their families and the community through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care”. MMI utilizes an interdisciplinary team approach that assures a comprehensive integration of our four pillars: research, clinical services, education, and community engagement. MMI recently moved in the world’s most advanced, 220,000 sq ft facility for diagnostics and care of individuals with IDD. MMI is one of eight academic units of UNMC. MMI has an annual budget of more than $40M, a grant portfolio of >$16M, approximately 500 employees, and our 17 disciplines provide about 90,000 clinical services each year serving individuals with disabilities and complex medical needs across the lifespan. MMI is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and has a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research, and community engagement.

MMI is committed to expanding and supporting a diverse workforce as well as a diverse patient population to reflect the rich diversity in our culture including differences in ability, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, immigration status, language, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexuality, socio-economic status and other personal identities and experiences.

About Omaha:
With a metro area population of more than 1 million, Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community. Omaha is known for its progressive dining scene, myriad of cultural events, and friendly people. Omaha was recently ranked by Forbes as one of the most livable and affordable cities in the US and ranked by US News in the top 30 Best Places to Live in the US.

To learn more about this opportunity contact Alice Shillingsburg, PhD, Director of iCASD,

Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Key words: autism, diagnostic, assistant, associate, professor
Required Qualifications
BCBA-D, Licensure (or license eligible) in Nebraska is preferred.
Supplemental Qualifications

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.
Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Clinical environment
Other working environment

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting 2-5 hours
Standing Up to 2 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Up to 2 hours

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Potential exposure to blood, urine, vomit or other bodily fluids typically found in a primary care pediatric office.

Fine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
If you selected any area above, please explain
Must be able to complete behavior management training in order to safely implement approved physical management procedures.

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this position?
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  3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

Instant Answers
providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted February 28, 2023
Requisition 2022-364
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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