Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership 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 three years based on instructional needs, funding, and teaching performance. The department anticipates hiring instructors for graduate level courses in the following content areas: curriculum and instruction; educational technology; educational research; measurement/ assessment; educational policy; school law, ethics and governance; school finance; educational leadership; professional writing; diversity and equity in education; introductory and advanced statistics; and organizational development.
Duties include course preparation, teaching, preparation, and evaluation of student assignments and exams, and maintenance of office hours. Some courses meet during evenings or weekends; some courses are delivered to distant sites via video.
Successful candidates need to have: (a) professional experience in one or more of the content areas listed above, (b) demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching, and (c) a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. A doctoral degree is required except in exceptional circumstances where significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for a doctoral degree. Previous successful experience with the course(s) and relevant experience in university level instruction is preferred.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and the pool remains active through June 30, 2013. Screening of applicants takes 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: Applicant Pool, Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership, 5267 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5267. Refer to Job #061207.
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.