Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool

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

Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool

Job no: 525921
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Psychology

Department: Counseling Psychology & Human Services
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications are completed online and must include:
  • A letter of interest indicating content areas of expertise
  • A current resume/curriculum vita

    All application materials should specifically address how you as an applicant meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position.

    Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 30, 2021.

    Department Summary
    The Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services is one of four academic departments in the College of Education. It is comprised of four major programs: Counseling Psychology (CPSY), Couples and Family Therapy (CFT), Family and Human Services (FHS) and Prevention Science (PREV). The department offers degrees from undergraduate to master's and doctoral. Programs in Counseling Psychology and Human Services educate and train professionals in counseling psychology, couples and family therapy, and family and human services. Our students are trained to effectively and collaboratively identify, treat, and prevent psychological problems in children, adolescents, adults, and families. Through education and training, students gain the skills to interpret and apply scientific information from the behavioral sciences in general, and from their discipline in particular, to professional practice. Students learn how to conduct research and contribute to the knowledge base of their disciplines. At the doctoral level, students engage in producing scientific knowledge through research in collaboration with their faculty mentors. Field placements, practicum placements, and internships at all levels of training provide our students with opportunities to practice in school, community agency, clinical, and research settings under the supervision of faculty, agency personnel, and collaborating scholars.

    Position Summary
    The Counseling Psychology and Human Services department at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open pro tem instructor/lecturer pool. The department anticipates hiring instructors for undergraduate or lecturers for graduate-level courses in the following content areas: academic instruction in prevention science, public policy, group counseling, counseling diverse populations, career counseling, adult and child psychopathology and behavior, psychological services for Spanish speaking populations, research methods in counseling, human development, psychological assessment, and contemporary issues in addiction. Courses may be offered in any of the programs within the department.

    Duties may include course preparation, classroom teaching, preparation and evaluation of student assignments and exams, and scheduled office hours. Some courses meet during evenings or weekends.

    Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. Appointments may range from one to three terms per year, including summer.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Master's degree in psychology, prevention science, human development, or related field
  • Relevant subject matter expertise (psychology, prevention science, counseling, human development).
  • Professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above

  • Ph.D. or other doctorate in psychology, prevention science, human development, or related field
  • Relevant subject matter expertise (psychology, prevention science, counseling, human development)
  • Professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above

    Professional Competencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training
  • Commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching

    Preferred Qualifications
    Preferred qualifications for instructors:
  • Ph.D. or other doctorate in psychology, prevention science, human development, or related professions

    Preferred qualifications for instructors/lecturers:
  • 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

    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 or 541-346-5112.

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