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Research Professor (Open Rank)

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Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education

Department: Educational and Community Supports
Rank: Research Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
January 2, 2019; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete online applications must include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three professional references.

Department Summary
Educational and Community Supports (ECS) is a University of Oregon research unit within the College of Education that focuses on development and testing of systems-level interventions that support children, youth, and their natural supporters, especially for students with disabilities. In addition, application development at ECS blends cutting-edge research with a well-established and trusted educational service mission, sophisticated software and database architectures, and development tools. We offer a flexible, supportive, family-friendly work environment in a stimulating academic setting.

At ECS, we value the contribution that diversity brings to our work and culture. Understanding and learning from our differences gives us unique opportunities to improve our research and technical assistance.

Position Summary
The Research Professor position’s primary focus is to lead the coordination, development, implementation, and evaluation of responsibilities related to currently funded and assigned projects, especially the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Technical Assistance Center on PBIS.

This position will conduct research as part of existing projects and coordinate with project staff and other investigators to develop new grant proposals for future funding opportunities. There are opportunities for active advising and mentorship of doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars.

Minimum Requirements
Rank of Assistant Research Professor:
• Terminal degree in program field or related field.

Rank of Associate Research Professor:
• Terminal degree in program field or related field.
• 6 years of related experience post award of terminal degree

Rank of Research Professor:
• Terminal degree in program field or related field.
• 12 years of related experience post award of terminal degree

Professional Competencies
• Documented capacity to serve as a principal investigator on internally and externally funded projects.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and project coordination skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on completion of project objectives.

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated capacity or promise to develop an independent program of research through external grant development efforts.
• Expertise in social-emotional-behavior intervention for students with or at risk for disabilities (e.g. check-in check-out, functional behavior assessment).
• Expertise in providing training/professional development for educators.
• Expertise in technical assistance for school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports.
• Documented expertise in research and scholarship (e.g. data collection, research analysis, scholarly publications).
• Record of scholarly contributions to the field through professional products equivalent to tenure-related professor (e.g. research publications, professional presentations, grant applications).
• Record of successful mentoring of student research.
• Record of successful internal and/or external grant management.
• Expertise in technical assistance for Tier 2 and 3 school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports.
• Expertise in social/emotional/behavior behavioral intervention.
• Experience using technology to support intervention and/or implementation of social/emotional/behavior interventions.

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. 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 or 541-346-5112.

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