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Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

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.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Sch of Soc/Bhav Hlth Sci (HHS)
Position Title Assistant Professor
Job Title Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Tenured
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 invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

Tenure/ tenure track teaching and research related appointment with an expectation for scholarly accomplishment appropriate to the position responsibilities. Leads development of programs and activities. Participates in college and university service activities. Participates in professional development programs. May act as liaison with local industry and/or Extension stakeholder groups.

The position will contribute to our focus on families and health across the life course.

Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program through external funding, and advancing the college’s research agenda in the area of family well-being; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; mentoring graduate students; providing service to the HDFS program, college, university, and profession.

Position Duties

45% Teaching/Advising:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in HDFS as assigned by the School Head. Teaching and advising activities include classroom instruction; student evaluation; curriculum development and revision/ innovation in course delivery and design; participation in developing and conducting student assessments; working to enhance undergraduate education. In addition, responsibilities include advising graduate students as appropriate in their program requirements, academic research and professional development; chairing and sitting on graduate committees; and meeting with prospective students.

45% Research/Scholarship:
Conduct and direct HDFS research, seek extramural funds, exhibit potential to sustain a funded research program, publish in top tier peer-reviewed journals relevant to HDFS science and/or practice, present at professional meetings, and mentor the research of graduate students.

10% Service:
Provide service to the HDFS program, School, College and University, including, but not limited to, assisting with the strategic development of the College and participating in faculty meetings and, appropriate School, College, and University committees. Provide service to the profession and the practice community, in the field of public health including but not limited to, involvement in professional organizations, serving as a reviewer of manuscripts for journals, and participating on professional and scientific advisory boards. Working collaboratively with faculty in HDFS and other disciplines, particularly within the College.

45% of the assigned duties are expected to lead to scholarly outcomes including external grants, peer-reviewed publications, and peer reviewed presentations.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree (PhD) in Human Development and Family Sciences, Family Sciences, Sociology, Demography, Psychology or related social science field.

Demonstrate potential for a strong program of research, securing external funds, effective teaching, and service to the profession.

Expertise in content area related to Human Development and Family Sciences; particularly on family policy, family demography, family mental health, intergenerational relationships, or family transitions.

Strong expertise in quantitative or qualitative research methods.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Minimum of 1year of relevant post-doctoral experience.

Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Experience in collaborative interdisciplinary research as demonstrated by publication record, research projects, or previous positions.

Evidence of effective communication skills.

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 P01738UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2018
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 11/13/2017
Full Consideration Date 01/08/2018
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

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.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents