Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Practice)

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Portland, OREGON
Deadline: 15 Apr 2024

Position Details
Position Information

Department College of Education (KED)
Position Title Assistant Professor (Practice)
Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Practice)
Appointment Type Academic Faculty
Job Location Portland
Benefits Eligible Full-Time, benefits eligible
Remote or Hybrid option?
Job Summary
The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Practice) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. 
This fixed-term academic faculty appointment is in the Adult and Higher Education (AHE) programs in the College of Education. The incumbent will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advise students, provide service to the program, college, university and profession, and produce scholarship. The incumbent will provide AHE students with an understanding of the practical applications of higher education leadership. Specifically, the incumbent will teach in AHE’s Ed.D. and Ph.D. doctoral program and online Ed.M. and Certificate program. In the area of service, this person will serve on college and university committees, and actively engage in promoting student success through the lens of equity, inclusion and diversity. The incumbent will act as a liaison with community colleges, four-year institutions, and professional organizations.
This position is directly responsible to advance the missions of the College of Education and AHE program area. The vision of the college is to develop change agents in the form of researchers, scholars, learning leaders, teachers and counselors. Change agents make a difference by promoting innovation, social justice and lifelong learning. They prepare citizens who are socially empowered, reflective, innovative and caring members of our increasingly diverse communities and the world. The College strives to be an international leader in research and in the preparation of change agents in education and related fields. AHE programs guide students in becoming socially just leaders and change agents in a variety of educational contexts. The program endeavors to prepare educators and educational leaders committed to social justice in nationally-recognized doctoral and master’s programs.
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.
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:
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 country. 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
80% Teaching and Advising
  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses (online, hybrid, and face-to-face) related to adult and higher education
  • Participate in the development, design and revision of curriculum
  • Advise Ed.D. and Ed.M. students
  • Chair Ed.D. dissertation committees
  • Chair Ed.M. capstone committees
  • Serve on dissertation committees and Ed.M. capstone committees

10% Research/Scholarly Work
Engage in scholarship activities that contribute to effective educational program delivery and practical research application (e.g., program innovation, professional case or policy reports, invited presentations, advising government agencies or professional groups).
10% Service
Provide collegial and constructive service to Adult and Higher Education, College of Education, University, and professional organizations related to higher education and/or adult education.
What You Will Need
  • Earned doctorate in higher education, educational leadership, adult education or a closely related field
  • Three years of leadership experience in community colleges, four-year colleges and universities, government agencies, and/or think-tanks
  • Experience and effectiveness teaching and advising at the postsecondary level
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing social justice and diversity
  • Demonstrates excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

To be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level, the candidate must have teaching experience, research experience and a publication record commensurate with that level to be granted the same rank at Oregon State University.
What We Would Like You to Have
  • Experience teaching in an executive Ed.D. program
  • Experience advising Ed.D. students completing applied dissertation of practice projects
  • Experience teaching using blended technologies and formats (e.g., hybrid, online)
  • Demonstrated record of working with racial/ethnic minority, underrepresented groups, students, and/or faculty
  • Given the College and Program’s commitment to social justice, preference will be given to applicants who have the potential to contribute to the social justice mission through their research, teaching, service, and advising
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
Typical work schedule includes Monday through Friday hours with some non-standard evening and weekend work and/or travel. Classes meet online and/or in-person weekly. Local travel to Portland for class meetings is required. Regular attendance at faculty and College meetings is required.
The College of Education at OSU respects and celebrates the many life commitments of our employees. Learn more about OSU’s resources for work life, families, and partners at
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, skills, and experience.
Link to Position Description

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P07831UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/01/2024
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 02/28/2024
Full Consideration Date 04/01/2024
Closing Date 04/15/2024
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 1, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
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:
Dolly Nguyen
[email protected]
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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