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Pro Tem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Psychology

Department: Special Education & Clinical Sciences
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as need arises.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications are completed online and must include (1) a letter of interest indicating content area(s) or expertise and identifying position(s) and course subjects for which applicant wishes to be considered and (2) a current résumé/curriculum vitae.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 30, 2019.

Department Summary
The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences is one of four academic departments in the College of Education (COE). It is comprised of three major programs: Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS), School Psychology (SPSY), and Special Education (SPED). The Department offers degrees from undergraduate to master's and doctoral, as well as licensure and endorsement programs. The Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department is involved in collaborative efforts among all COE departments and institutes to support research across the College, outreach activities, and core requirements for the master's and doctoral programs.

Position Summary
The Special Education and Clinical Sciences department at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open pro tem instructor/lecturer pool. The department anticipates hiring instructors for undergraduate or graduate level courses in the following content areas: instruction and assessment; behavior management; transition; educational and psychological foundations; methods of teaching (elementary and secondary); child and adolescent studies; multicultural education; special education law or other research and education-related areas. Courses may be offered in Special Education or School Psychology programs within the department.

Duties may include course preparation, classroom teaching, preparation and evaluation of student assignments and exams and scheduled office hours. Some courses meet during evenings or weekends.

Appointments may range from one to three terms per year. Some courses meet during evenings or weekends or are delivered to distant sites via video conferencing. Some courses are offered exclusively online; in these cases, instructors should make themselves available for student contact via email or phone in lieu of office hours.

Minimum Requirements
Rank of Instructor:
• Master’s degree in Special Education, School Psychology, other areas of Psychology, or related professions.
• Professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above.
• Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching.

Rank of Lecturer:
• Doctoral degree in Special Education, School Psychology, other areas of Psychology, or related professions.
• Professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above.
• Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching.

Professional Competencies
• Commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
• Demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous successful experience with the course(s) and relevant experience in university-level instruction.


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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

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. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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 Civil Rights Compliance, 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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