Skip to main content

Pro tem Instructor of International Studies - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

View more

Position Type
Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Pro tem Instructor of International Studies - Open Pool

Apply now Job no: 532546

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: International Affairs, International Studies

Department: CAS Global Studies

Rank: Instructor

Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include a CV or resume; a brief cover letter indicating your areas of expertise and evidence of successful teaching (such as inclusive practices); and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon and the Department of Global (International) Studies are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community. The Department of Global (International) Studies, University of Oregon invites applicants for its open Pro Tem instructor and Pro Tem faculty pool, which we establish to have applications on file when openings become available.

Position Summary

The appointee will teach in the Department of Global (International) Studies. Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level but may involve assignments at the graduate level. The full-time course load is nine courses per year, three per term. Instructional needs would most likely be in lower-division courses, including large lecture courses. The department often hires an instructor(s) to teach Introduction to International Issues, INTL 101, (survey of major political, economic, and cultural themes in international studies through in-class debates on key contemporary issues), and Special Studies: Globalization and the Global Economy, INTL 199, (provide students with tools to understand and explain developments in the global economy and to investigate critical problems and debates in the global economy). The Department of Global (International) Studies may have occasional additional needs in courses related to globalization, development, environment, communication, health, and human rights. Advising students during office hours and participating in assessments as part of teaching duties are expectations of the appointments. Pro Tem faculty are not required but are welcome to participate in departmental service. Positions are for one year or less, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years based on need and performance. Please note the limitations on concurrent faculty employment and student status in the same department:

Minimum Requirements
  • Master's Degree in International or Global Studies or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated successful college-level teaching experience appropriate to our needs and to our existing programs.

Professional Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in social sciences or a related field.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert