The Department of Integrative Biology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Instructor position in Human Anatomy & Physiology. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
We seek applications from individuals who utilize innovative approaches to providing inclusive online and in person instruction. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in development and delivery of online courses. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who belong to underrepresented groups in science. This person is expected to design and teach: 1) undergraduate Human Anatomy & Physiology lecture and laboratory courses (primarily online but also on campus) and 2) other biology courses as assigned. This position will reside in the Department of Integrative Biology (100%).
Instructional faculty in the College of Science and the Department of Integrative Biology are expected to develop effectiveness in teaching, demonstrate achievement in scholarship and creative activity as it pertains to their teaching and training, and maintain an appropriate balance of institutional and professional service. This position supports the department's missions in biological research and scholarship, general education in biology and zoology for undergraduate and graduate degrees in biology, and service to the public and the local, national, and international professional communities.
The Integrative Biology Department has teaching responsibilities in nearly every undergraduate major at OSU, and an important role to play in enhancing student success. Thus, we are particularly interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and experience collaborating with, advocating for, and mentoring people of diverse backgrounds. The department is committed to fostering an open and inclusive environment in which to learn and work, enhancing the diversity and equity of the university community, and improving access to higher education for underrepresented students. More information about the department is available at http://ib.oregonstate.edu.
As a leader in online education, Oregon State University Ecampus engages in innovative and creative partnerships to provide access to exceptional learning experiences that transform the lives of students in Oregon and around the world. OSU Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation’s best providers of online education based on rigorous criteria including academic quality, student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student support and student satisfaction. In January 2019, OSU’s online bachelor’s programs were ranked No. 3 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, making it Ecampus’ fifth straight year in the top 10. Ecampus delivers more than 25 undergraduate degrees, 30 graduate programs, 25 minor and certificate programs, and language and culture classes in nearly 10 foreign languages. For more information, visit https://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/.
Approximately 26,500 undergraduate and 5,400 graduate students are enrolled at OSU, with US students of color, first generation college students, and international students representing 25%, 23%, and 12% of the student population, respectively. The university has an institution-wide commitment to inclusive excellence, recognizing that success in all our endeavors is dependent on, and directly tied to, equitable access to opportunities and how we value, engage, and include the rich diversity within our community. There is an expectation that employees will support and model these shared fundamental values. OSU's commitment to student success includes hiring, retaining, and supporting diverse faculty to mentor and educate our undergraduate and graduate students from entry through graduation. This commitment is reflected in OSU's membership in the University Innovation Alliance, a national network of 11 public universities with a shared mission of increasing graduation rates across the socioeconomic spectrum. In 2017, the Brookings Institution ranked OSU as a national leader in access to higher education, based on a combination of extending social mobility to students from underrepresented backgrounds and university research output. For more information, visit https://diversity.oregonstate.edu/innovate-integrate-plan-inclusive-excellence and www.theuia.org.
Oregon State University is one of only two American universities to hold the Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant designation and is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive university. OSU is located in Corvallis, a community of 57,000 people situated in the Willamette Valley between Portland and Eugene. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, and the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges are all within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis.
Typically requires Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.
PhD in (Biological) Science or related field including kinesiology, nutrition, and biological engineering by the date of the appointment. Terminal degrees in allied health fields will also be considered.
Demonstrated experience in online instruction.
Demonstrated expertise in the field of vertebrate anatomy & physiology.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing equity, justice and inclusion in instruction, service, and/or research.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training, and experience.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.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.