Instructor Pool, 2019/2020, Public Policy

Oregon, United States
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Appointment Type     Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location     Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent     Vary
Appointment Basis     9
Faculty Status     Regular
Tenure Status     Fixed-Term
Pay Method     Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range     Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Position Summary     

The Public Policy Degree Program in the School of Public Policy invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.

Instructors may be needed to teach courses on-campus or Ecampus courses in the following areas: undergraduate and graduate courses in methods, policy ethics, and public policy analysis.

This position will be appointed in the Public Policy Degree Program that is part of the School of Public Policy (SPP). The School is comprised of the Political Science, Sociology, and Economics programs, and is rapidly growing, both in faculty, mission, and regional prominence. In addition to providing separate and distinct undergraduate majors, the programs have collaborated in delivering a successful Master of Public Policy Program ( and PhD in Public Policy to graduate students interested in our concentration areas of environmental policy, energy policy, international policy, science and technology policy, social policy, rural policy, and crime, law and policy. Faculty and graduate students also collaborate with colleagues in such colleges as Agricultural Sciences, Education, Forestry, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Science. The SPP is uniquely positioned to integrate groundbreaking research into emerging policies, practices and understandings of the world that will impact and influence local, regional, national, and international policy decisions.

Position Duties     

100% Instruction

  • Administer and teach undergraduate or graduate courses in any of the following areas: Methods, policy ethics, and policy analysis.
  • Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

Minimum/Required Qualifications     

  • Master’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, or related field.
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level.
  • Evident commitment to educational equity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications     

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule     

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities.     


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