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Department Head and Associate Professor/Professor in Education

College of Education
Corvallis, Oregon
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022

The College of Education at Oregon State University invites applications for a Department Head, with an accompanying appointment as a tenured Associate Professor or Professor.

The successful candidate will be hired on a 12-month basis at 0.80 FTE as Department Head in a professional faculty position, and on a 9-month appointment basis at 0.20 FTE at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  The incumbent will serve as Department Head for an initial period of 3-5 years at the discretion of the Dean, informed by departmental voting elections. Upon completion of their service as Department Head, the incumbent has the option to continue employment as a full-time academic faculty member at the College.

The faculty member will focus on K-12 education in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, or Literacy Education (or similar) with an emphasis on issues of multilingualism, equity, and social justice. The faculty member will also serve as Department Head for a newly formed department focused on teaching and learning, with approximately 20 full- and part-time academic/instructional faculty, 4 professional faculty, and 3-5 classified staff members.

At Oregon State University’s College of Education, we develop a diverse and inclusive community of scholars, educators and change agents. We are deeply engaged with equity and anti-racism work in our research, teaching and service. Adult and higher education, counseling, teaching and other programs have redesigned curriculum firmly grounded in diversity, equity and inclusion. The College is fully committed to serving the needs of our Black, Indigenous and People of Color in our community. For more information about the College of Education, please visit

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. 

The College of Education at OSU respects and celebrates the many life commitments of our employees. Learn more about OSU’s resources for work life, families, and partners at

Along with a CV, a cover letter specifically addressing the qualifications for the position, and a list of 5 professional references and their contact information, candidates should provide a two-page statement that addresses their experiences with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching, research, and service.

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. 

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