Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley.  The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.   The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley.  Our student body of about 4800 undergraduate and 600 graduate students enjoys a vibrant and close-knit intellectual community. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

Sep 12, 2019
Recruitment #:                  F1909 Application Deadline:       Review begins November 1, 2019. Position open until filled. Salary Range:                     WOU’s Salary Schedule can be found in Article 16 of the WOUFT-CBA 2017-2020. Start Date:                         September 16, 2020 Benefits:                             Western Oregon University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees that includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse, or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/ Department/Division / Job Summary: Western Oregon University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Biological Psychology, Neuroscience, or a closely related field. The successful candidate would join a robust division with 12 other tenure-track faculty and several non-tenure track faculty http://www.wou.edu/behavioralsciences The teaching load is three courses per term and may include General Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology, Motivation, Introduction to Research Methods, Quantitative Methods, Advanced Research Methods, and seminars/courses in the applicant’s specialty area. We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments. Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required. (ABDs considered if degree requirements are completed prior to September 16, 2020.) Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience, an established research program, and a strong quantitative background Ability to develop courses in which biological psychology and/or neuroscience are applied to other areas of psychology, such as cognition, development, law, emotion, or health. Contact Information: Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jaime Cloud, Search Committee Chair, at cloudj@mail.wou.edu. For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact WOU Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or employment@wou.edu.   Application Instructions: You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/facultyapp Required application materials (PDF preferred): WOU Employment Application available at www.wou.edu/facultyapp Letter of application which includes a discussion of teaching experience and research interests. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community. Curriculum vita Contact information for three references Copy of unofficial transcripts for highest degree earned As an alternative, you may also submit application materials to: E99895, Assistant Professor of Psychological Science, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 Monmouth Ave N, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR E-mail to employment@wou.edu ; OR fax to: 503-838-8144 Western Oregon University (WOU) www.wou.edu is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is approximately 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of approximately 4800 undergraduate and 600 graduate students enjoys a vibrant and close-knit intellectual community. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.    
Western Oregon University 345 Monmouth Avenue North, Monmouth, OR, USA Full time