Pro-Tem Instructor (Psychology) - Open Pool

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Pro-Tem Instructor (Psychology) - Open Pool

Job no: 525543
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Psychology

Department: CAS Psychology
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as need arises.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Your online application should include (1) a letter of interest indicating content area(s) of expertise and identifying course subjects for which applicant wishes to be considered, (2) a current resume/curriculum vitae, and (3) three professional or academic references.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled.

Department Summary
Within the College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology is one of the largest departments supporting significant instructional and research activities in a wide range of fields within the discipline. The Department enrolls about 1,900 students per term, with approximately 300 undergraduate Psychology majors, and 80 doctoral students.

The Department includes approximately 35 teaching faculty, emeriti faculty, research staff, graduate students and professional/administrative staff. For more information on the Department, visit .

Position Summary
The Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon is updating its pool of applicants for Pro Tem Instructors to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are temporary, intermittent, or of limited duration; not to exceed one-year. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years depending on programmatic need, funding, and performance.

Instructional areas may include introductory psychology, research methods, thinking, cognition, clinical psychology, clinical practica (Oregon psychology licensure required), or development.

Successful candidates will share the Department of Psychology's commitment to an inclusive environment and to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

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. The pool is active through 06-30-2021.

Minimum Requirements
  • A Master's degree in Psychology or closely related field.

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated abilities to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds, cross-cultural communication skills, experience with different teaching strategies and learning styles are preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • University level teaching experience.
  • Ph.D in Psychology or closely related field.

    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

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