The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Adult & Higher Education Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
This fixed term professional faculty appointment is in the Adult and Higher Education (AHE) programs in the College of Education. The incumbent will teach 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 Adult Education Ed.M. 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 Adult and Higher Education (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.
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.