The Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) Program and Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program at Oregon State University invites applications for a .75 FTE, 12-month, fixed term Assistant Professor (Practice) position. The incumbent is expected to provide overall leadership to the FCH program for statewide early learning. This position is dependent on the availability of external grant and contract funding, which includes funds from state agencies and private foundations. Specifically, the faculty member is expected to maintain a robust portfolio of projects related to providing national state and local decision makers with complete, accurate, and reliable information about the early learning system. The faculty member coordinates a virtual organization, the Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, which uses multiple early learning databases to provide basic information about the early learning system including data on children, families, the early workforce, and early learning programs. The faculty member is responsible for ensuring the creation of analytic databases and overseeing analyses that produce accurate descriptions of the early learning system. In addition, the faculty member will design and conduct research and evaluation studies. The specific areas of research are determined in conjunction with representatives from a variety of national and state agencies and organizations, external funders, higher education institutions, and other stakeholders.
The successful applicant will contribute to the mission of the Extension FCH Program and the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families. Duties include 40% Leadership and Program Design; 30% Program Implementation; 10% Scholarship, 10% Teaching and Program Delivery; and 10% Service.
For additional information, see: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/44001
Posting Date: 5/26/2017
Closing Date: 7/07/2017
Posting Number: P01333UF
Anticipated Start Date: 09/01/2017
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