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Professor, Oregon State University

  • 11 Dec 2018 11:29 AM
    Message # 6955390

    The School of Psychological Science at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenured full Professor position.

    This position supports both graduate and undergraduate education in the School of Psychological Science. Expected duties include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, establishing and maintaining a productive and fundable research program, and providing appropriate service that contributes to the effectiveness of the School, College, and the University, and the profession. At the Director’s discretion, course releases may be granted from time to time for appropriate reasons (e.g. to buy out of assigned classes to pursue research activities if the incumbent possesses a funding source that allows you to use funds in this manner).

    The School of Psychological Science resides in the College of Liberal Arts. The primary mission of the OSU School of Psychological Science is undergraduate and graduate education and research. School offers BA and BS degrees, an undergraduate minor, and a Ph.D.

    The College of Liberal Arts is a community that includes and values the voices of all people. As such, we recognize the social barriers that have systematically marginalized and excluded people and communities based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, socioeconomic background, age, disability, national origin and religion.

    We are committed to the equity of opportunities, and strive to promote and advance diverse communities. We value and proactively seek genuine participation from these historically under-represented and under-served groups, and recognize them as an essential component of creating a welcoming and rich academic, intellectual, and cultural environment for everyone.

    Position Duties

    40% – Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring:

    Teach 4 classes each academic year (0.08 FTE x 4 classes = .32 FTE) including graduate and undergraduate major and general education courses as assigned by the Director, including graduate coursework in effective teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning, and General Psychology, as well as other courses at the undergraduate level. Advise, mentor, and supervise undergraduate and/or graduate students in the School, college, and/or University (.08 FTE).

    40% – Research:

    Responsibilities include carrying out an active program of research in the scholarship of teaching and learning, leading to the production of scholarship in the form of books, monographs, articles in refereed journals, and other similar scholarly productions. Sustain a record of scholarly achievement that is of a high standard. Research may be conducted solo or in collaboration with colleagues.

    10% – Administration:

    The Director of the General Psychology Program provides leadership to a program that trains up to 25 graduate student teaching assistants who teach over 3,000 General Psychology students online and face-to-face annually. The position serves as the HR supervisor for GTAs teaching General Psychology, and supports GTAs in preparing curricula, lesson plans, syllabi, and exams for GTAs. The position provides pre-service and in-service training and mentoring, through a combination of orientations, course work and co-curricular activity to allow GTAs to effectively teach General Psychology and upper-division Psychology courses, build marketable skills, and support the institution’s equity and inclusion goals with respect to student success. The position assesses the effectiveness of GTAs’ teaching, and student outcomes in General Psychology. The position also supervises the General Psychology Program Coordinator, who provides logistical support and coordination.

    10% – Service:

    Responsibilities include service to the School, College and University (e.g. serving on committees). Service to the broader professional community, through attendance and presentations at meetings, manuscript reviewing, and leadership activities in professional and scientific organizations is also an important part of the position.

    Oregon State University is committed to maintaining and enhancing its collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All faculty members are responsible for helping to ensure that these goals are achieved, in the context these duties. Such contributions can be part of teaching, advising, research, service, or administration.

    Minimum/Required Qualifications

    PhD in Psychology.

    Candidate must have teaching experience, research experience and a publication record commensurate with the level of tenured Professor to be granted the same rank at Oregon State University.

    Preferred (Special) Qualifications

    A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

    Position closes December 25, 2018. Please delete after December 25, 2018.

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