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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 12:08 AM


Position Title Assistant Professor
Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Tenure Track (Annual)
Pay Method Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary commensurate with experience.
Position Summary
The School of Nuclear Science and Education (NSE) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications).

The School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) provides formal education to undergraduate and graduate students, performs sponsored and unsponsored research for the benefit of the State of Oregon, private industry and the federal government, and conducts public service activities. The School has an enrollment of 240+ undergraduate students, 125 graduate students, 11 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 4 research/teaching faculty, and 6 staff support members.

The individual in this position is expected to perform a combination of duties related to teaching and advising in nuclear engineering and/or radiation health physics, advancing research and other scholarly activities in the area of nuclear science and engineering, and performing service activities. A Ph.D. in nuclear engineering or closely related field is required. Duties will support the vision, mission and goals of the School, College and University, contributing directly to the College of Engineering signature research areas of clean energy, precision health and/or materials research. Qualified candidates will assist the School of NSE and the College of Engineering in advancing the Oregon State University strategic goals of Improving Human Health and Wellness and Promoting Economic Growth and Social Progress. In addition, this individual is expected to contribute directly to College and University goals in relation to building a more inclusive, collaborative and diverse community, centered on student success.

Position Duties

50% Teaching and related duties
Delivers three or four courses each year in support of the undergraduate and graduate nuclear engineering and radiation health physics degree programs. Participates with faculty and administrative staff in curriculum development, including course design and delivery strategies. Advises undergraduate and graduate students, and participates in school- and college-level extended education efforts. Conducts an assessment of student learning for each assigned course, each term, and prepares proper documentation in support of the ABET accreditation process.
40% Research and scholarly activities
Develops a sustainable, externally-funded and nationally recognized research program. Publishes research in peer-reviewed journals and in other forms as appropriate, and also disseminates research results through presentations at regional and national professional meetings. Supervises and mentors graduate students, and provides leadership in the development and progression of graduate student projects and thesis research. Participates with school and college faculty and administrative staff on broader OSU and multi-institutional research initiatives.
10% Service
Serves on school, college, and university committees. Cooperates with school faculty in support of developing and continuing efforts related to improvement of instruction and research programs in nuclear engineering and radiation health physics. Participates in regional and national professional service activities.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

PhD in nuclear engineering or closely related field
Proven oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
Demonstrated potential for effective teaching

For individuals seeking the rank of Assistant Professor: Life experience, education, and/or training that would broaden our capacity to advance and equalize undergraduate and graduate student success across individual identities, including racial/ethnic categories and socioeconomic backgrounds.

For individuals seeking the rank of Associate Professor: Evidence of educating and mentoring a diverse group of learners, which may include experience with sponsoring student research or internships, developing study abroad opportunities, service learning courses, or the use of innovative pedagogies such as hybrid or online learning.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Experience with (i) nuclear materials science, (ii) radiation transport modeling and simulation, (iii) nuclear safety and risk analysis, (iv) nuclear fuel cycle technologies, (v) nuclear reactor physics, (vi) nuclear systems design and analysis, and/or (vii) nuclear nonproliferation/safeguards/nuclear security.

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. No

Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 01/18/2018. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.”

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1. Cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

2. A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers * upload references as Other Document 1 if not included with your resume/CV.

3. Two page statement of research interests.

4. One-page statement of teaching interests.

5. One page equity and inclusion diversity statement outlining your philosophy.

For additional information please contact: Lizz Koch at

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.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

• Location: Eugene

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