Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool

Job no: 525789
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Instruction

Department: Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include a CV/resume and a letter of interest indicating content area of expertise.

Department Summary
Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership (EMPL) focuses on the development, implementation, and achievement of results in the organization and management of K-12 education. EMPL provides both researchers and practitioners with the latest methodologies for ensuring effective student learning and professional development in our nation's K-12 school system.

Position Summary
The Department of Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open instructor/lecturer pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to three years. Appointments may range from one to three terms per year, including summer.

The program anticipates hiring instructors for undergraduate level leadership courses in the LEADS minor.

The program anticipates hiring lecturers for graduate level courses in the areas of research methodology, policy, leadership, and writing.

Some courses meet during evenings or weekends or are delivered to distant sites via video conferencing. Some courses are offered exclusively online; in these cases, instructors should make themselves available for student contact via email, Zoom office hours, or phone in lieu of in-person office hours.

Travel within Oregon and to west coast states may be required for some courses.

Minimum Requirements
Instructor:
  • Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g. education, policy, research, leadership, etc.)
  • One year of experience in leadership positions in educational/institutional settings at the federal, state, or local levels
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching

    Lecturer:
  • Doctoral or terminal degree in a relevant field (e.g. education, research methodology, law, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching
  • For research methodology courses, two years of experience either in previous teaching of research courses or direct experience in conducting educational studies in K-16 settings
  • For policy courses, one year of experience in the development and/or interpretation of policies in educational/institutional settings at the federal, state, or local levels
  • For writing courses, one year of experience either in previous teaching of writing courses or direct experience in writing empirical articles for publication

    Professional Competencies
    A commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Instructors for leadership courses are expected to have expertise in at least one of the following areas: (a) professional development, (b) staff management, (c) personnel evaluation, (d) leading change initiatives, (e) providing vision to effective reforms, (f) understanding of best practices that have an empirical base, and/or (g) implementation strategies for effective teaching and learning.

    Lecturers for research methodology courses are expected to have expertise in at least one of these areas: (a) designing research studies, (b) measuring development and scaling, (c) data structuring and management, (d) statistical analyses (both parametric and non-parametric), and (e) writing summaries of results for technical reports and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

    Lecturers for policy courses are expected to have expertise in at least one of these areas: (a) writing policies, (b) writing policy briefs, (c) reviewing constituencies for analysis of risk and consequence, (d) understanding of legislation (both laws and regulations) and legal implications to guide decision-making, and/or (e) awareness of current educational issues surrounding policy adoption and review.

    Lecturers for writing courses are expected to have expertise in at least one of the following areas: (a) synthesizing empirical literature, (b) writing articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and (c) APA expectations for writing and style.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Previous successful experience with the course(s) and relevant experience in university-level instruction.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/525789/pro-tem-instructorlecturer-open-pool

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