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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counseling Psychology and Human Services

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Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Psychology

Department: Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services
Rank: Lecturer
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
February 15, 2022; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to the online application, including the names of three references, applicants should submit:

• A letter of interest describing how you meet the required qualifications, professional competencies, and, if applicable, preferred qualifications
• A CV
• Evidence of teaching performance (i.e., past evaluations)

Department Summary
The College of Education (COE) is organized in four academic departments and 16 research and outreach centers. All departments include both tenure and career non-tenure track faculty, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs addressing the full range of issues present in educational and social systems. A range of academic degrees and majors are offered, including educational leadership, communication disorders and sciences, elementary and secondary education, school psychology, counseling psychology, couples and family therapy, special education, teacher education studies, administrator preparation, and quantitative research methods. As noted in our mission statement, COE faculty, staff, and students are committed to developing and validating programs that prepare scholars and practitioners, while promoting respect for diversity, equitable opportunities, and inclusive environments. Further information about the leadership programs, college, and university is accessible at

The Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services is one of four academic departments in the College of Education. It is comprised of four major programs: Counseling Psychology (CPSY), Couples and Family Therapy (CFT), Family and Human Services (FHS) and Prevention Science (PREV). The department offers degrees from undergraduate to master’s and doctoral. Programs in Counseling Psychology and Human Services educate and train professionals in counseling psychology, couples and family therapy, and family and human services. Our students are trained to effectively and collaboratively identify, treat, and prevent mental health and behavioral problems in children, adolescents, adults, and families. Through education and training, students gain the skills to interpret and apply scientific information from the behavioral sciences in general, and from their discipline in particular, to professional practice. Students learn how to conduct research and contribute to the knowledge base of their disciplines. At the doctoral level, students engage in producing scientific knowledge through research in collaboration with their faculty mentors. Field placements, practicum placements, and internships at all levels of training provide our students with opportunities to practice in school, community agency, clinical, and research settings under the supervision of faculty, agency personnel, and collaborating scholars.

Position Summary
This position will provide instruction and academic support to undergraduate and graduate-level students in the College of Education, primarily in the Counseling Psychology and Human Services (CPHS) department, with an emphasis on teaching in the Family and Human Services undergraduate major and graduate courses as needed. Course content areas may include human development, prevention science, research methods, human services, public health, couples and family therapy, and applied psychology and other core CPHS related courses. Other duties may include supervising students in field experiences or clinical settings, advising students; mentoring graduate student’s applied research projects; departmental, college, and university service; collaborative curriculum and academic program leadership; and engaging in key state and national professional societies related to the field to further the mission of the program. All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise.

This position is a nine–month Career Faculty position in the Lecturer classification series. The position’s responsibilities are guided by the COE’s Non-Tenure Track Professional Responsibilities Policy, United Academics’ Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the COE’s NTTF Policy for Promotion and Review.

This Lecturer position reports to the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services department head.

Start date anticipated to be Fall 2022.

Minimum Requirements
• Doctoral degree in psychology, education, social work, couples and family therapy, prevention science, human development, or related field
• Documented expertise in human development and prevention science (e.g., content area of teaching, supervision)
• Teaching experience, advising experience, and professional experience

To qualify for the rank of Senior Lecturer I, successful candidates must meet all the requirements of Lecture plus 6 years of post-terminal degree experience including the following:
• Evidence of high quality teaching and professional expertise in the field as related to position (e.g., teaching courses, presentations)
• Experience participating in graduate education (e.g., doctoral committees, research supervision, advising)
• Demonstrated service and/or leadership in the field, department, college, and/or university
• Documented program coordination or comparable leadership responsibilities and contributions to the graduate education program.
• Scholarly contributions to the field (e.g., develop and publish teaching or clinical materials, publications in the practice literature; presentations)

To qualify for the rank of Senior Lecturer II, successful candidates must meet all the requirements of Senior Lecturer I plus 6 years of post-terminal degree experience including the following:
• Demonstrated leadership with expanded responsibilities in a variety of areas including but not limited to, curriculum development, program development, and program evaluation of the graduate education program
• Demonstrated broad scope of impact and audience of your scholarly activities (e.g., having a state or national office develop and publish teaching or clinical materials, publish in the practice literature, write grant applications)

Professional Competencies
• Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training
• Ability to teach a broad array of applied leadership courses on topics such as human development, research methods, prevention science, and psychology

Preferred Qualifications
• A record of quality mentoring, teaching, and advising of undergraduate students and/or staff members from a broad range of diverse backgrounds
• Experience supervising master's or doctoral student applied project or dissertation of practice committees
• Transferable experience (e.g., supervision, mentoring) and research methodology training necessary to chair master's and doctoral students' applied project committees
• Experience delivering online 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

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