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Instructor Pool - 2017/2018 Human Development & Family Sciences

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration for Fall term 2017, applications must be received by August 31, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  1. A resume/CV; and
  2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: Kaycee Headley at Kaycee.Headley@oregonstate.edu.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Sch of Soc/Bhav Hlth Sci (HHS)
Position Title Instructor
Job Title Instructor Pool - 2017/2018 Human Development & Family Sciences
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent Vary
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary is Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position Summary

The School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full-/part-time Instructor positions to teach courses in the Human Development and Family Sciences program on a term-by-term basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the School Heads. Salary is competitive and will be negotiated with the School Heads.

The primary mission of the OSU School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) program is to discover and transmit knowledge that improves the health and well-being of individuals and families throughout their lifespan. HDFS has a large and very successful undergraduate program, which includes three degree options as well as multiple courses serving students from all OSU majors through the Baccalaureate Core. It offers MS and PhD degrees, as well as an undergraduate major in HDFS available via E-campus. The curriculum encompasses human development and family studies classes. The program has nearly 1,110 undergraduate majors (E-campus has approximately another 250) and 34 graduate majors. The faculty includes 25 members, with areas of specialization that include family, adult development and aging, early childhood education, human development, human sciences, social policy, impact of poverty on families, gender and family relationships, and marriage and interpersonal relationships.

Position Duties

100% Teaching:

  • Teach courses in Critical Thinking in Human Development and Family Sciences, Applied Research Methods, or related areas.
Minimum/Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in Human Development & Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Gerontology, or related discipline.
  • To teach graduate level classes a PhD in Human Development, Family Studies, Early Childhood Education, Gerontology, or related discipline is required.
  • Positions may be designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent may be required to successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. If the position is designated as critical or security-sensitive, incumbents will be required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in Human Development & Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Gerontology, or related discipline.
  • Teaching experience at the college or university level.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P01487UF
Number of Vacancies Vary
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 07/28/2017
Full Consideration Date 08/31/2017
Closing Date 06/15/2018
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration for Fall term 2017, applications must be received by August 31, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  1. A resume/CV; and
  2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: Kaycee Headley at Kaycee.Headley@oregonstate.edu.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * After reviewing the HDFS Course Catalog located at: http://catalog.oregonstate.edu/CourseList.aspx?campus=corvallis&subjectcode=HDFS, which classes do you think you are qualified to teach?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * After reviewing the OSU mission statement at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/trustees/oregon-state-university-mission-statement and the emphasis on diversity, please state how your background and experience has prepared you to be effective in an environment that values diversity

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * In what ways have you addressed diversity and/or multicultural issues in classes you’ve taught?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents