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HEDCO Clinic and Research Director, Associate Professor or Full Professor Rank

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Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Instruction, Psychology, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Departmental affiliation will be determined at time of hire.
Rank: Associate Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline
Application review begins immediately; position open until filled

Required Application Materials
Please upload the following documents into your online application:
(1) a brief cover letter summarizing your qualifications for this faculty position,
(2) curriculum vitae,
(3) 2-page statement about your research,
(4) 3 peer-reviewed publications (due to limitations to the number of documents that can be upload into the application, please upload publications as one document.)

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon’s College of Education (COE) announces the opening of a tenure-line faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to serve as Director of the HEDCO Clinic. Candidates with experience as a university-based clinic director or associate director, and expertise in the application of and/or development of methodological tools and approaches appropriate for intervention research and program evaluation in human service and clinical settings (e.g., adaptive treatment designs) are highly sought.

The successful candidate will have rigorous research experience and/or trajectory with the potential for, or a history of, obtaining external research funding. Demonstrated clinical expertise to facilitate clinical research direction, student mentoring, and clinical program support is required. We seek candidates with strong multicultural competencies and dedication to enhancing equity and social justice, and candidates who will contribute to one or more of our accredited undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Responsibilities include directing all clinical and research activities of the HEDCO Clinic. The Director will manage all clinic staff, conduct an independent research program, obtain external research funding, collaborate with COE faculty, and teach occasional graduate courses (e.g., practica) or undergraduate courses in the College of Education. Other duties will include advising graduate students and providing service to the incumbent’s discipline, and the college and university.

Department or Program Summary
The College of Education at the UO has a strong tradition of scholarship, outreach, and impact at local, state, national, and global levels. The College is a community of scholars devoted to scholarly excellence and creating a learning and research environment that seeks diverse perspectives, demands equity, and fosters inclusion. It is home to a dozen research and outreach units, two training clinics – including the HEDCO Clinic, and a highly productive faculty who are national and international leaders in prevention science, school-based intervention, research methods, and measurement designed to improve the lives of children and families. The HEDCO Clinic is a multi-disciplinary, innovative training clinic within the College of Education that is staffed by a team of faculty and students who provide comprehensive, research-based services in the areas of autism, speech and language development and therapy, cognition and brain injury, couples and family therapy, and reading and mathematics intervention. Plans are underway to significantly expand assessment services across the age span.

Many College of Education graduate programs are some of the highest ranked in the country for both research scholarship and graduate education, including the School Administration, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and Special Education Programs. Faculty are dedicated to enhancing multicultural competencies, promoting social justice, and promoting education and prevention sciences and practices.

Our faculty are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students who comprise the College and who will be the next generation of educational and social service leaders. We look forward to welcoming a colleague to join this vibrant, successful, and collaborative faculty and who will contribute to our scholarly strength in evidence-based practice implementation with underserved individuals and families.

Minimum Requirements
• Earned doctorate in an area central to conducting clinical research, such as Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology, Speech Pathology, Development Psychology, Educational Psychology, Special Education, Social Work/Public Health, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely related field.
• Progressively higher managerial experience in a clinical setting; university-based, or public or private health care setting.
• A record of scholarly productivity and excellence commensurate with level of experience.
• A record of excellence with conducting, administering, and sustaining a significant program of scientifically rigorous research.
• A record of, or evidence of potential for, obtaining external research funding.
• A record of teaching, mentoring, and/or supervising graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications
• Commitment to equity in research, clinical, teaching, and service activities.
• Evidence of successful or potential for successful research collaboration and/or consultation support to research collaborators.
• Experience and/or research interests with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
• Demonstrated excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate level university courses.
• Excellent communication skills for translating research findings for policy makers, intervention teams, and research and evaluation specialists. ‬‬‬‬‬
• An established area of substantive research interest that complements existing COE research (e.g., special education, educational equity for traditionally underrepresented groups, prevention science, assessment and/or evaluation in applied educational or human service settings).
• Spanish language competencies.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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