Instructor Pool - 2014

Location
Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Posted
Apr 04, 2014

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Forest Eng/Resourcs/Mgmt 231600 FOR

Position Summary: The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for one or more 9-month, fixed-term, full/part-time Instructors to teach on a term-by-term basis for the remainder of the 2014 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an Instructor position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Department Head.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management comprises a unique group of specialists in forest management, engineering, biometrics, hydrology, forest health and silviculture, working to support decisions for sustainable forests. Our teaching and research emphasize all aspects of active forest management and restoration from regeneration through harvest for multiple land use objectives, including wood production and management for values other than wood.

The mission of the Department is to develop, communicate, and teach the science and engineering necessary for sustainable management of forest, land, and water resources to achieve economic, environmental, and social objectives. It accomplishes this through an interconnected program of 1) undergraduate and graduate educations; 2) scholarly research; and 3) extended education.

Position Duties: 100% Instruction:
Develop and/or teach courses in undergraduate and graduate areas in the department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and presenting teaching materials; creating and grading assignments, quizzes, and exams; assessing grades; and holding office hours, as necessary.

Teaching assignment will be either on-campus or through E-campus during Spring or Summer 2014.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: Will be responsible for teaching in the classroom and may conduct field trips.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in Forestry or closely related field.

Prior Teaching Experience.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Teaching experience at the college or university level.

Evidence of teaching excellence, such as a student, peer or mentor evaluation.

Experience with instruction of distance education courses.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 03-05-2014

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 06-15-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

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

1) A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers (Upload as 'Other Document' if not included with your resume/vitae).

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

For additional information please contact: Chelsey Durling, Chelsey.Durling@oregonstate.edu, (541) 737-1348.

OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number: 0012036

Quicklink for Posting: jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63649PI75222064