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Instructor Pool 2023/2024: Anthropology

Employer
Oregon State University
Location
Philomath, Oregon
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
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Position Information

Department Acad Prog / Student Aff (LCB) Position Title Instructor Job Title Instructor Pool 2023/2024: Anthropology Appointment Type Academic Faculty Job Location Bend Benefits Eligible Dependent: Hours Worked/Duration Remote or Hybrid option? Job Summary

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full or part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term by term basis for the 2023-2024 academic year. The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs.

Instructors may be needed to teach on campus undergraduate courses in the following area(s): Anthropology. If hired into a term appointment, the anticipated start date(s) are September 16, 2023, December 16, 2023 or March 16, 2024.

The primary mission of the Social Sciences Program at OSU-Cascades is to provide undergraduate level education in support of a variety of majors. The curriculum encompasses most standard fields of the discipline. This position is designed to foster critical thinking, advance student's knowledge and skills through the teaching of various discipline/courses. The incumbent(s) are expected to provide an intellectual foundation for students concerning the discipline. The courses serve students in degree programs.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,100 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its new campus in 2016. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 to 5,000 students by 2025. OSU-Cascades is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Why OSU?

Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don't wait for challenges to present themselves - we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.

FACTS:
  • Top 1.4% university in the world
  • More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
  • 1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
  • 2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
  • 7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
  • 100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
  • 35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
  • 217k+ alumni worldwide
  • For more interesting facts about OSU visit: https://oregonstate.edu/about

Locations:

Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State's beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America's best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine county. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
  • Retirement savings paid by the university.
  • A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
  • Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
  • Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities

95%

Administer and teach course(s) term-by-term in one or more of these disciplines: Anthropology.

Complete course assessment processes and continuously improve teaching effectiveness.

Work schedule may vary depending upon student needs and engagement in campus and/or program activities.

5% - Participate in advising and mentoring students:

Advise students, be available for office hours, complete record-keeping and minor administrative tasks.

What You Will Need

Master's degree in one of the fields listed (or a related field) is a requirement: Anthropology, Social Sciences.

What We Would Like You to Have

PhD or terminal degree in one of the fields listed (or a related field).

Teaching experience at the college or university level, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and equity, service to students.

Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Work schedule may vary depending upon student needs and engagement in campus and/or program activities.

Pay Method Salary Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Link to Position Description

N/A

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P06768UF Number of Vacancies Varies Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2023 Anticipated Appointment End Date Posting Date 06/16/2023 Full Consideration Date Closing Date 06/15/2024 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

3) A diversity statement indicating how your teaching philosophy and practices promote diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion in the classroom and broader community.

4)You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: Kiel.Fletcher@osucascades.edu

Applications will be considered throughout the 2023-2024 academic year.

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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