Pro Tem Lecturer in Research Methodology and Statistics - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Pro Tem Lecturer in Research Methodology and Statistics - Open Pool

Job no: 528025
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education

Department: College of Education
Rank: Lecturer
Annual Basis: 9 Month

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

Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include a CV/resume and a letter of interest indicating content area(s) of expertise.

Department Summary
The College of Education (COE) at the University of Oregon is a community of leading researchers and practitioners dedicated to transformational scholarship, integrated teaching, and collaborative practice designed to enhance individual lives and systems within a culture that values diversity and promotes respect and inclusion.

The COE is home to 4 academic departments, 14 academic degree programs, 14 research and outreach units, and the HEDCO Clinic. Our tenure-track, instructional career, and research career faculty are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students who will be the next generation of educational and social science leaders. The COE faculty, staff, and students have a distinguished record of developing widely adopted, evidence-based assessments and interventions that serve millions of children in thousands of schools across the country and world. Our faculty, staff, and students also have a common drive: A spirit of discovery that uses research to drive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at the College of Education. Our goal at the College of Education is to set our graduates on career-long paths to purposeful, reflective, creative, and meaningful careers; addressing inequity and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member of our college contributes to the enrichment of our college community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

The College of Education is committed to high quality training for master's and doctoral students in research methodology and statistics. The EDUC sequence is designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to offering basic to advanced methodology and statistics courses for all graduate students in the college.

Position Summary
The University of Oregon's College of Education seeks to create a pool of qualified candidates to fill periodic instructional vacancies in the EDUC prefix research methodology and statistics course sequence. The EDUC department anticipates hiring lecturers for graduate level courses in the following content areas: introduction to research methods in education and the social sciences, statistics, and advanced statistical methods and other core research and inquiry methods courses.

Duties may include course preparation, classroom teaching, preparation and evaluation of student assignments and exams, and scheduled office hours. Some courses meet during evenings or are delivered to distant sites via video conferencing. Some courses are offered exclusively online; in these cases, instructors should make themselves available for student contact via email or phone in lieu of office hours. Appointments may range from one to three terms per year.

All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise. Addressing issues such as inequities and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the College of Education (COE) by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.

The College of Education welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession. Additionally, candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. In deciding whether to apply for a position at the COE, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the COE Mission, Purpose, and Vision to help determine their potential success:

Minimum Requirements
  • Doctoral degree in educational or social science research methods, quantitative research methods, measurement, or statistics or related field
  • Professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above.
  • Documented expertise in areas required for program (e.g., content area of teaching, supervision)

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training.
  • Ability to teach a broad array of research methodology courses on topics such as to research methods in education and the social sciences, statistics, and advanced statistical methods.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous successful experience with the course(s) and relevant experience in university-level instruction.

    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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