Career Lecturer - CTN

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Career Lecturer - CTN

Job no: 527544
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Psychology

Department: Center for Translational Neuroscience
Rank: Lecturer
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
June 30, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter along with your CV and three professional references via the UO Careers website.

Department Summary
About the Center for Translational Neuroscience:
The Center for Translational Neuroscience (CTN) at the University of Oregon has the mission of translating discoveries in basic neuroscience, psychology, and related disciplines to improve well-being, promote resilience, and mitigate the effects of early adverse experiences on physical and emotional health. CTN houses research projects, science communication initiatives, professional development, and intervention program development, implementation, and evaluation activities. The primary leadership of CTN are faculty in the Department of Psychology, where CTN is housed. Affiliated faculty work in departments across the university. In addition to faculty, CTN is home to numerous postdoctoral research associates, masters and doctoral graduate students, undergraduate research assistants, and University of Oregon employees. More information is available at

About UO:
The University of Oregon (UO) is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and has a history of substantial research, federal grant funding, and scientific inquiry. The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), which includes the Department of Psychology where most CTN researchers are based, comprises 40 departments and programs, with 463 tenure-track faculty. The research activity of CAS faculty is the basis for the UO's status as a Carnegie Research I institution and its membership in the Association of American Universities. In the past five years, three faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, three named Sloan Research Fellows, five elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, five named Guggenheim Fellows, seven elected as American Mathematical Society Fellows, and nine elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, with an additional faculty member elected as president of the AAAS. UO provides comprehensive instructional, research, and public service programs that advance scientific and humanistic knowledge. Research programs serve the educational, cultural, and economic needs of the region and the nation. Administrative units provide direct oversight and support for graduate programs, grant proposal submission, research compliance, contracts and grant administration, and research initiatives.

Position Summary
The Center for Translational Neuroscience at the University of Oregon invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in a new Online Master's in Applied Psychology (OMAP) program. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching new and existing online courses and developing new courses. The position requires a candidate with extensive experience in teaching applied psychology courses related to intervention development, refinement, and implementation. Curriculum development experience is also required. The Lecturer will work under the OMAP Program Director and aid the Program Director in managing the program and ensuring that the Program Learning Objectives are met by its courses and other pedagogical elements. The Lecturer will work with people in other units including the Teaching Engagement Program and the Vice Provost for Online Education to develop and deliver online content. The Lecturer will be part of a team including the Program Director, tenure-track faculty in the Department of Psychology and the Center for Translational Neuroscience, and a part-time program assistant to ensure the OMAP program meets its overarching goals.

Please note this job can be done remotely.

Minimum Requirements
  • Doctorate in Psychology, Applied Psychology, or related field
  • Two years of experience teaching courses in psychology including but not limited to intervention science, implementation, program development, research methods, and statistics
  • One year of experience in course and curriculum development in or related to psychology

    Professional Competencies
  • Pedagogical skills
  • Interpersonal communication abilities
  • Program development knowledge

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching online courses, particularly in psychology
  • Experience developing content and curriculum for online programs
  • Experience in academic program development and management
  • Three years of experience teaching courses in psychology including but not limited to intervention science, implementation, program development, research methods, and statistics

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