Faculty - Pro Tempore
Prevention Science Institute
Review of Applications Begins
Immediately; applications will be reviewed as needs arise
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include a cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three professional references.
The University of Oregon (UO) is one of only two Pacific Northwest
members of the Association of American Universities and holds the
distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The
Prevention Science Institute (PSI) is a multi-disciplinary
institute focused on understanding human development, preventing
behavioral health problems, and implementing effective
interventions in community settings. The core mission of the PSI is
to improve the lives and well-being of children, individuals, and
families throughout the lifespan. PSI works with the COVID-19-MAP
leadership team, and under its direction coordinates staffing to
implement development and execution of MAP's SARS-CoV-2 sample
collection and community testing and surveillance efforts. This
includes: regularly interfacing with groups involved in MAP's
SARS-CoV-2 testing including leadership, human subjects research
teams, laboratory supervisor and staff, data science staff,
community partners and the community liaison; logistical and
staffing support for testing events; and other functions as
The Field Coordinator provides key coordination and support for
COVID-19 MAP testing and data collection activities on the UO
campus and throughout communities in Oregon. This position will be
responsible for coordination with the COVID-19 MAP lab, University
Health Services, and other labs for testing and diagnostics, and
requires compliance with the human subject IRB process and HIPAA.
The Field Coordinator trains and supervises a team of field sample
collectors, oversees the tracking and completion of testing site
collections, and ensures collection of any accompanying survey
The position is funding contingent with a possibility of going
through June 2022 as COVID-19 testing is still needed.
- Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Biology, Human Physiology,
Education, Public Policy, or related field
- Two years of related experience including supervision; OR an
equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentially requirements
and other regulations. HIPAA training and biosafety training will
- Demonstrated competency in supervision; leadership skills and
the ability to manage a team of 6-10 people.
- Computer and Excel proficiency
- Knowledge of spoken and written English sufficient to obtain,
provide, or exchange information. This position requires excellent
verbal and written communication skills, with a specific capacity
for sensitivity, confidentiality, diligence.
- Familiarity with customer service techniques and the ability to
enthusiastically and confidently relate project
- Highly efficient and organized approach to work and strong
attention to detail and thoroughness.
- Ability to manage multiple scheduling issues; exceptional time
- Ability to respond quickly and thoughtfully should logistical
problems arise at a testing site.
- Ability to learn quickly and work independently, with
supervision as needed.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact
effectively with students and diverse populations.
- Experience working in a team environment, requiring
participatory decision-making and cooperative interactions among
- Experience facilitating outreach activities or research
activities with participants and/or experience conducting
- Experience recruiting for and/or collecting biospecimen
- Experience managing human subjects' protocols.
- Experience working in higher education research or
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
email@example.com 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
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/528042/field-coordinator