Pro Tem Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoctoral Scholar - Open
Faculty - Pro Tempore
Research/Scientific/Grants, Public Policy and
School of Planning, Public Policy and
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as need arises and pool will remain
active through October 31, 2020
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a cover letter
The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) is
concerned with the ways governments, nonprofit organizations, and
other institutions address some of the most important problems
facing society today. With the unique policy and planning
environment of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, PPPM builds off
this region's international reputation for livability, pioneering
planning, and innovative policy as we explore how to make the world
a better place. To pursue these goals, the programs are organized
around five areas of expertise: land use and the built environment;
environmental planning and policy; social and health policy;
community development; and nonprofit management and
The purpose of this announcement is to identify highly-motivated
researchers from a variety of related disciplines such as public
policy, transportation, and non-profit management who are
interested in joining the Department of Planning, Public Policy
Management and/or the Institute for Policy and Research Engagement
to assist with or lead national and internationally relevant
natural research. Positions are non-career, non-tenure track, and
may be full or part-time.
Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable
for a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the
possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic
need, funding, and performance.
The applicant pool will be used to identify highly-motivated,
high-quality candidates interested in contributing to applied
research and technical assistance projects.
Research Assistant Rank:
- Master's degree in relevant field.
Research Associate Rank:
- Terminal Degree in relevant field.
Postdoctoral Scholar Rank:
- Doctoral degree in relevant field.
In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience
may substitute for the specified level of degree.
- Exceptional problem-solving.
- Experience with software troubleshooting.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to
- Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, project
management, and time management skills.
- Self-starter, able to work independently.
- Demonstrated overall commitment to promoting and enhancing
diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively
with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/523816/pro-tem-research-assistantassociatepostdoctoral-scholar-open-pool