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Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

Oregon Tech
Klamath Falls, Oregon
56,500 - 59,000
Posted Date
Feb 14, 2023

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The College of Health, Arts, and Sciences at Oregon Tech is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS).

Our new colleague will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in our online and Klamath Falls BS in Applied Psychology program. In addition to expected excellence in instruction, tenure track faculty at Oregon Tech also participate in applied research. Service to the department, institution, and community are also highly valued. Depending on need, the percentage of workload responsibility will be flexibly split between our Klamath Falls (.50) and Online (.50) campuses. Potential courses include introductory psychology, social psychology, human development, career and field preparation, cognitive psychology, capstone, and/or basic counseling, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

The Applied Psychology program is housed in Oregon Tech’s Humanities and Social Sciences department – a collegial environment that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration. The successful candidate will support our online and Klamath Falls programs through teaching, academic advising, program assessment, and engagement in student activities including applied research projects.

Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Psychology or related field from an accredited college or university. Qualified candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach a broad ranges of classes that support our current curriculum both online and on campus.

Doctorate in Psychology (PhD or PsyD) required. While ABD candidates will be considered, successful degree completion prior to January 1, 2024 is required for reappointment.

Department Information:
The Humanities and Social Sciences department at Oregon Tech, a public polytechnic university, offers undergraduate degrees in Applied Psychology and Population Health Management, minors in ALPs, Medical Sociology, and Psychology, undergraduate and graduate ABA course sequences, Master’s degrees in Applied Behavior Analysis and Marriage and Family Therapy, and a diverse collection of courses in support of Oregon Tech’s general education mission. All our programs work closely with community partners to provide applied learning experiences for our students. We are committed to our role in enabling students to develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking skills, global knowledge, and ethical and cultural awareness.
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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching online and on campus

Additional Requirements:

  • Doctorate (PhD or PsyD)

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin on March 6, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit:

Then, upload the following elements to your application.

  • A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
  • A curriculum vitae A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A statement of your scholarly interests and accomplishments
  • A statement of your views/practices on diversity in education (upload under “other documents”)
  • List of professional references

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

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