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Instructor Pool - 20223/2024: Psychological Science

Company: Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

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Sch of Psychological Sci (CLA)

Position Title

Job Title
Instructor Pool - 20223/2024: Psychological Science

Appointment Type
Academic Faculty

Job Location

Benefits Eligible

Remote or Hybrid option?

Job Summary

The School of Psychological Science invites applications for one or more fixed term, non-tenure-track full/part time Instructor positions to teach on a term by term basis for the 2023-2024 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.
Instructors may be needed to teach at the Corvallis campus, fully online through eCampus, and/or hybrid eCampus courses in Portland. Opportunities may develop for summer teaching.

As part of the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Psychological Science provides psychological expertise to the university and to the state of Oregon. We do this by engaging in cutting-edge research and by training undergraduate and graduate students in the science of psychology. With more than 800 majors, Psychology is one of the largest undergraduate majors at OSU. The School offers BA and BS degrees, a minor, and a PhD degree.

The faculty includes 14 tenure-track members and 15 instructors with areas of specialization that include Psychobiology, Cognitive Psychology, Health Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Engineering Psychology, and Clinical Psychology.

Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest, most environmentally responsible small cities in the nation. We are located in Corvallis, situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast in the heart of Western Oregon's Willamette Valley. Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state's Land Grant University and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.

Why OSU?

Key Responsibilities

100% - Instruction:

PSY 201/202 General Psychology, statistics, research methods, or advanced courses in the instructor's specialty area.

Instructors are responsible for holding regular office hours (during the terms instructor is teaching face-to-face and hybrid courses with in-person meetings), submitting final grades by the University due date, promptly responding to students and colleagues via University email address. Makes decisions regarding academic integrity, grading, and other matters related to teaching University classes. Complies with School, College, and University policies and rules. May supervise GTAs.

What You Will Need

M.S. or M.A. in Psychology.

Evidence of excellence in teaching or the potential for excellence in teaching a wide variety of Psychology courses, including large lecture classes, writing intensive classes, Clinical Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics, Human Life Span Development, Personality, or Introductory Psychology.

Teaching experience at the college/university level.

What We Would Like You to Have

PhD in Psychology.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Pay Method

Pay Period
1st through the last day of the month

Pay Date
Last working day of the month

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience

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Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A Curriculum Vitae; and

2) A Cover Letter describing how your experience, qualifications, and interests have prepared you to teach at the university level in this discipline; identify which discipline(s) you are qualified to teach.

3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer or mentor evaluations, or a teaching portfolio. (Upload as Statement of Teaching)

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact:
Shirley Mann

Applications will be considered throughout the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.

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