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Pro Tem Research Assistant/Project Management - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 6, 2023

Pro Tem Research Assistant/Project Management - Open Pool

Job no: 524183

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Planning/Project Management

Department: Institute for Policy Research and Engagement
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit cover letter and current resume/CV.

Department Summary
For over 40 years the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (IPRE; formerly the Community Service Center) at the University of Oregon has been linking the skills, expertise and innovation of higher education with the needs of communities and organizations throughout Oregon. The IPRE is an interdisciplinary applied research and service-learning center at the University of Oregon that provides planning and technical assistance to Oregon communities. The Community Planning Workshop (CPW) is an experiential learning program of the IPRE working toward the mission of providing planning and policy analysis service to organizations throughout Oregon and educating students at the University of Oregon.

Position Summary
The University of Oregon's Institute for Policy Research and Engagement seeks to create a pool of qualified candidates to fill periodic vacancies for pro tem research/project management positions. All positions would be funding contingent, part-time, temporary assignments with an appointment of up to one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of three years depending on need, funding and/or performance. Appointments would be as research assistants, conducting research or project management under the direction of a principal investigator. Examples of current and past projects can be found at

Minimum Requirements
  • Master's in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Studies, or a related field. In exceptional circumstances, a Bachelor's degree and significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute.
  • Demonstrated experience with experiential service learning and applied research.

    Professional Competencies
    Successful candidates will have professional experience and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and from members of underrepresented groups.

    Preferred Qualifications

    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

    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 or 541-346-5112.

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