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Global Studies Institute (GSI) Pro Tem Research Assistant - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Other-Site
Categories: International Affairs, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Global Studies Institute
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as need arises

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online with a CV, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary
The Global Studies Institute hosts and supports eight of UO’s key international projects and initiatives (listed below). It also serves as an incubator, coordinator, and promoter of the full range of international programs, projects, and initiatives on campus. In partnership with schools and colleges, GSI encourages interdisciplinary and cross-regional research, curriculum development, and community outreach.

GSI Centers and Programs
Center for Applied Second Language Studies
Center for Asian and Pacific Studies
Confucius Institute
Gabon-Oregon Center
Oregon Statewide Area Studies Consortia
UNESCO Crossings Institute
Global Justice Program
Center for Global Health

Position Summary
The Global Studies Institute is seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.

Candidates would assist any one of the GSI units (listed below) with research and development projects. Potential areas of research include: second language acquisition; applied research on world language curriculum, technology-based tools, or assessment; intersection of digital technologies in the world language/global classroom; curriculum development for international and area studies; pedagogy and teaching effectiveness.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree
• Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy OR experience in educational software development and delivery, website design and interface, or programming experience OR experience developing international and area studies curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications
• Native or near-native proficiency in a language other than English
• Masters or doctoral degree in linguistics, language education, international and area studies, or related field
• Teaching experience
• Basic knowledge of statistics, psychometrics, and/or second language acquisition
• Experience in website design and interface for educational tools and/or knowledge of software development
• Experience creating and executing professional development or other specialized workshops
• Demonstrated experience in international academic program development

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.

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