Assistant Professor of Gerontology
Behavioral Sciences Division
Recruitment Number: F1507
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins November 20, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.
Western Oregon University invites applications for a full-time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the expanding Department of Gerontology which provides the only undergraduate major in gerontology in Oregon (please see our website at (http://www.wou.edu/gerontology/). The teaching load is 3 courses per term. Applicants are encouraged to visit the Western Oregon University website to view the collective bargaining contract (http://www.wou.edu/provost/).
• Ph.D. in Gerontology or a field focused on older adults and aging (ABD considered if degree is completed prior to the start date)
• Candidates with teaching experience and a research plan will be given priority.
Start Date: September 16, 2016
Contact Information: Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Tamina Toray, Search Committee Chair, at ude.uow|tyarot#ude.uow|tyarot
For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or ude.uow|tnemyolpme#ude.uow|tnemyolpme.
Required application materials:
• A WOU Faculty Application Form (available at www.wou.edu/facultyapp)
• Letter of interest, including a discussion of teaching experience and research interests
• Current curriculum vita
• Names and contact information for three (3) references
• Unofficial copy of transcripts for highest degree
Submit Application Materials to:
Western Oregon University
Human Resources Office, F1507: Asst Professor of Gerontology
345 N. Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361
-OR- E-mail as an attachment to ude.uow|tnemyolpme#ude.uow|tnemyolpme -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, 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. As of September 21, 2015, Western Oregon University will be a tobacco-free campus our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college.
Western Oregon University is an EO/AA/Veteran/Disability employer
committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.