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ProTem Instructor / Lecturer - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

ProTem Instructor / Lecturer - Open Pool

Job no: 533770

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants, Chemistry, Human Physiology, Neuroscience, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

Department: Knight Campus
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your online application, please upload your current CV and a letter of interest detailing your areas of expertise.

Department Summary

The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is an ambitious initiative designed to fast-track scientific discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and the world. The campus creates the intellectual infrastructure to establish Oregon as a center for both research and development, making Oregon a place where companies can start up and grow. The Knight Campus will reshape the higher education landscape in Oregon by training the next generations of scientists, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs, and creating new educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

Position Summary

The Knight Campus is seeking qualified applicants for its open ProTem Instructor/Lecturer pool. Knight Campus Instructors/Lecturers develop innovative and multidisciplinary educational materials with the goal of preparing graduate students for entry-level positions in academic, industry, and government labs. If you enjoy teaching students topics that encompass both the life sciences and materials sciences, we encourage you to apply! Successful Instructors/Lecturers will mentor students on research projects that span a breadth of topics and need to stay current on innovative discoveries and methods.

Positions are limited-duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in a relevant science field.
  • Three years of experience in research/innovation capacity.
  • Experience teaching and developing curriculum.

  • Terminal degree in a relevant science field.
  • Three years of experience in research/innovation capacity.
  • Experience teaching and developing curriculum.

    Professional Competencies

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in bioengineering, biochemistry, biology, biophysics, physics, chemistry, chemical engineering or related disciplines

    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.

    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 statement of non-discrimination.

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