Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Oregon State University | College of Engineering

The College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for an Associate Head for Online and Continuing Education in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). The successful candidate will also hold a tenured appointment within EECS at the rank of Associate or full Professor.

The Associate Head (AH) oversees the EECS online and continuing education programs, whose principal target markets are students interested in pursuing careers as professional software engineers. Candidates therefore should have experience in software engineering or related disciplines, coupled with experience as a successful teacher and creator of educational content.

The selected candidate will initially hold joint appointments as Associate Head (0.50 FTE on a 12-month basis) and associate or full professor (0.50 FTE on a 9-month basis). Reappointment as Associate Head is at the discretion of the School Head.

Oregon State University maintains an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community, and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. The university is located in Corvallis, at the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley and close to Portland’s Silicon Forest with numerous collaboration opportunities. The College of Engineering (CoE) boasts of strong graduate programs in Robotics and AI and a newly established Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute (CoRIS).  Corvallis has been ranked # 1 on a list of “Best Places for Work-Life Balance” and is within easy reach of the Cascade Mountains and the Oregon Coast.

Oregon State University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and multiculturalism, and provides a welcoming atmosphere with unique professional opportunities for leaders from underrepresented groups. 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 share our vision of an inclusive community.

Apply online at  with the following documents: A letter of interest; vita; a two-page statement of research interests; a one-page statement of teaching interests; a one-page statement on efforts towards equity and inclusion; and names and contact information for at least three references.

To be assured full consideration, applications must be received by September 15, 2020.