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Pro Tem Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc (CAS Psychology) - Open Pool

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

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Pro Tem Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc (CAS Psychology) - Open Pool

Job no: 533688

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Social Science, Psychology

Department: CAS Psychology
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit:
  • A CV
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

    Department Summary

    Within the College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology is one of the largest departments supporting significant instructional and research activities in a wide range of fields within the discipline. The Department enrolls about 1,900 students per term, with approximately 300 undergraduate Psychology majors, and 80 doctoral students.

    The Department includes more than 30 teaching faculty, emeritus faculty, research staff, graduate students, and professional/administrative staff. For more information on the Department, visit

    Position Summary

    The Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon seeks qualified applicants for its Research open recruitment pool. Positions are limited duration appointments that are part-time or short-term, with contracts not to exceed one year. There is a possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on programmatic need, funding, and performance. Successful candidates will share the Department of Psychology's commitment to an inclusive environment and work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Research Assistant positions will conduct research under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI). In addition, to further research learning, the research assistant will receive an annual performance evaluation.

    Research Associate positions will conduct research with only general guidance from the PI. In addition, to further research learning, the Research Associate will receive an annual performance evaluation.

    Postdoctoral Research Scholars will conduct research under the direction of a faculty member to acquire research training. In addition, to further career development, the postdoctoral research scholar and PI will create and follow mentoring and individual development plans.

    Salary is dependent upon education, experience, and available funding.

    Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled.

    Minimum Requirements

    Research Assistant
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or other related field

    Research Associate
  • Ph.D. in-hand by the start of the position
  • Experience in a research lab

    Postdoctoral Research Scholar
  • Ph.D. in-hand by the start of the position
  • Experience in a research lab

    Professional Competencies

  • Professional experience, ability, or potential for quality research.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Research background in Psychology or a closely related field

    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.

    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

    To apply, visit



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