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.
Typically requires PhD or terminal degree (Masters for some Extension positions and MLS for Library positions), demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom Extension, or other setting, and develop a research program in the academic discipline/unit.
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.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSUSTANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
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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.