Instructor Pool - 2021/2022 Human Development & Family Sciences

Oregon State University

United States

June 15, 2022

Description

Position Details Department Sch of Soc/Bhav Hlth Sci (HHS)

Position Title Instructor Job Title Instructor Pool - 2021/2022 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 training, education, and experience. Position Summary

The Human Development and Family Services program in 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 on a term-by-term basis for the 2021-2022 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 Head. Salary is competitive and will be negotiated with the School Head.

The primary mission of the 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.

The School 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 1110 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 and administer undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Critical Thinking in Human Development and Family Sciences, Applied Research Methods, or related areas.

Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum. May supervise graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in Human Development & Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Gerontology, or closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

Teaching graduate level courses requires a PhD in Human Development, Family Studies, Early Childhood Education, Gerontology, or closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

Experience with modern pedagogical techniques.

Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences verbally and in writing.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

Positions may be 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.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

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 Number P04614UF

Number of Vacancies Varies Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2021 Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2022 Posting Date 07/21/2021 Full Consideration Date Closing Date 06/15/2022 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed and considered as opportunities arise throughout the academic year.

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

  • A resume/CV; and
  • 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: Jennifer Logan at Jennifer.Logan@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 may be 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 ().

  • After reviewing the HDFS Course Catalog located at: https:// catalog.oregonstate.edu/CourseList.aspx?campus=corvallis&subjectcode=HDFS, which classes do you think you are qualified to teach?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • After reviewing the OSU mission statement at https:// 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)

  • 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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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