Education Studies invites applications for its adjunct instructor pool. Appointments may range from one to three terms per year, including summer, and appointment level depends on teaching load. There is a possibility of renewal for up to 3 years based on instructional needs, funding and teaching performance. The department anticipates hiring instructors for undergrad or graduate level courses in the following content areas: curriculum and instruction; methods of teaching (e.g. Elementary Math, Secondary Science, Secondary World Languages); child and adolescent studies; multicultural education; and other education-related areas.
Duties include course preparation, classroom teaching, preparation and evaluating of student assignments and exams, and scheduled office hours. Some courses meet during evenings or weekends.
Successful candidates will have professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above, demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Masters degree required, doctorate preferred. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for a Masters or Doctorate degree. Previous successful experience with the course(s) and relevant experience in university level instruction is preferred.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through June 30, 2013. Qualified candidates who will promote and enhance the department’s commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply. Screening of applicants will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Send current vita, letter of interest indicating content area of expertise from those named above, and two professional or academic references to: Instructor Applicant Pool, Education Studies, 5277 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5277. Refer to Job # 061210.
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.