Department School of Public Policy (CLA)
Position Title Instructor
Job Title Instructor Pool - 2021/2022: Public Policy
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 to Commensurate with Training,
Education and Experience
The Public Policy Degree Program in the School of Public Policy invites
applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time
Instructor positions to teach 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 Director.
Instructors may be needed to teach courses on-campus or Ecampus courses in the
following areas: undergraduate and graduate courses in methods, policy ethics,
and public policy analysis.
This position will be appointed in the Public Policy Degree Program that is
part of the School of Public Policy (SPP). The School is comprised of the
Political Science, Sociology, and Economics programs, and is rapidly growing,
both in faculty, mission, and regional prominence. In addition to providing
separate and distinct undergraduate majors, the programs have collaborated in
delivering a successful Master of Public Policy Program
(https:// oregonstate.edu/cla/mpp/home) and PhD in Public Policy to graduate
students interested in our concentration areas of environmental policy, energy
policy, international policy, science and technology policy, social policy,
rural policy, and crime, law and policy. Faculty and graduate students also
collaborate with colleagues in such colleges as Agricultural Sciences,
Education, Forestry, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Oceanic and
Atmospheric Sciences, and Science. The SPP is uniquely positioned to integrate
groundbreaking research into emerging policies, practices and understandings
of the world that will impact and influence local, regional, national, and
international policy decisions.
Administer and teach undergraduate or graduate courses in any of the following
areas: Methods, policy ethics, and policy analysis.
Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer
questions regarding curriculum.
Master's degree in Political Science, Public Policy, or related field.
Teaching experience at the college/university level.
Evident commitment to educational equity.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
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 P04477UF
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2021
Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2022
Posting Date 06/11/2021
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
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic
1) A curriculum vita.
2) Cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have
prepared you to teach at the university level, in this discipline; identify
which discipline(s) you are qualified to teach.
3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer or mentor
evaluations, or a teaching portfolio. (Upload as Statement of Teaching)
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
Questions about this posting should be directed to Brent Steel at
Applications will be considered throughout the 2021-2022 academic year.
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employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19
Vaccination Program. Please visit https: // covid.oregonstate.edu/ for
additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as
options for compliance with the vaccination program.
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
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Documents Needed to Apply
Statement of Teaching