Instructor Pool - 2023/2024

Oregon State University
June 15, 2024
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Position Information

Department Forest Ecosyst & Society (FOR)

Position Title Instructor Job Title Instructor Pool - 2023/2024 Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty Job Location Corvallis Benefits Eligible Job Summary

The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructors to teach on a term by term basis for the 2023-2024 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructor position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Department Head.

The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society is an academic unit that reports to the College of Forestry. The Department is composed of approximately 120 staff and includes faculty, research assistants, support staff, graduate students, temporary staff and undergraduate students.

The mission of the Department is to bring together biological and social scientists and philosophers to understand ecological systems, social systems, and the interactions between them. It accomplishes this through an interconnected program of 1) undergraduate and graduate educations; 2) scholarly research; and 3) extended education.

Instructors may be needed to teach any of the regularly offered courses in the Natural Resource or Recreation Resource Management (RRM) undergraduate curriculum and graduate courses in the Natural Resources Major (MNR) and Sustainable Natural Resources (SNR) Programs. These courses may be on campus courses or via Distance Education.

Our Extended Education Program (E-Campus) has approximately 53 courses, with approximately 305 students each year.

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Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State's beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America's best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine county. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package: Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including: Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents. Retirement savings paid by the university. A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave. Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities. Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

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Key Responsibilities

100% – Instruction:

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and presenting teaching materials; creating and grading assignments, quizzes, and exams; assessing grades; and holding office hours, as necessary.
  • Teaching assignment will be either on campus or through e-campus during the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • What You Will Need

    Master's degree (M.A./M.S) or higher in Forestry, Natural Resources, environmental or related field.

    Teaching experience at the college or university level.

    What We Would Like You to Have

    Evidence of teaching excellence, such as a student, peer or mentor evaluation.

    Experience with instruction of distance education courses.

    A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

    Pay Method Salary Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience Link to Position Description

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number P06911UF

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2023 Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2024 Posting Date 05/23/2023 Full Consideration Date Closing Date 06/15/2024 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 Curriculum Vitae; 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.

    Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

    Applications will be considered through the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

    For additional information please contact: Misty Magers at [email protected]

    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.

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    Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Verification of Veteran Status ONLY (do not upload any other documentation to this field)
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