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

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
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Nov 9, 2021

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

Job no: 525877
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, 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
Complete applications must include a cover letter clearly stating research area(s) of interest, a resume, and contact information for three professional and/or academic references. If applying for a position specific to a lab or faculty member, it is also important to indicate such in your cover letter.

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 to 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 - a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or other related field, along with appropriate research experience.

Research Associate - A PhD in-hand by the start of the position with relevant professional experience in a research lab.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar - A PhD in-hand by the start of the position along with relevant professional experience in a research lab.

Professional Competencies
Successful candidates for research positions will have a research background in Psychology or a closely related field and will have professional experience, demonstrated ability, or potential for quality research.

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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