Oregon State University invites applicants for a full-time
Assistant Professor of Practice position with the OSU
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension program in the Department of Animal and
Oregon State University invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice position with the OSU Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension program in the Department of Animal and
Rangeland Sciences. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Supervision Team (Eastern Regional Director, Department
Head, and Program Leader).
This Assistant Professor of Practice position is stationed in Baker City, Oregon and will serve Baker and Union Counties.
Its academic home is the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon
State University. Active contributions to scholarship are required (see the scholarship duties section, below, for details).
As a land grant institution committed to teaching, research and outreach and engagement, Oregon State University
(OSU) promotes economic, social, cultural and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation and the
world. This position contributes to the mission of the College of Agricultural Sciences, with principal responsibility for
needs assessment, Extension program development, delivery, and evaluation, and for conducting applied research
needed to support Extension activities.
This faculty position is responsible for the Rangeland/Forage/Livestock Extension program in Baker and Union Counties.
This faculty member will provide leadership in teaching, communication, and programming for rangeland, livestock,
forage and natural resources using research based information. This faculty member will provide extension and applied
research programming for Livestock and Natural Resources in Baker and Union counties, as well as participate in
statewide and regional activities, as appropriate.
Oregon State University is committed to practicing and delivery of tools for state-of-the-science interaction and
engagement of partners and stakeholders. This faculty member is required, when applicable, to use modern learning
tools including online and hybrid classes, employ and practice engaged scholarship, promote integration of programs
across disciplines that are demand-driven and use open source tools that continually align with innovation and shifts in
extension program delivery. This position will require traveling. Active and effective communication with colleagues and key stakeholders is critical to
the success of this position.
College of Agricultural Sciences faculty are committed to enhancing student success by engaging students (K-16) in
quality academic, research, internships, global studies, and other experiential learning opportunities. Positions with
primary responsibility for Extension and Outreach are likewise committed to learner success through programming
appropriate for diverse audiences.
inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of OSU Extension Service are
responsible for helping to ensure that this commitment is achieved. This commitment includes, but it’s not limited to,
complying with Civil Rights and Language Access regulations. In addition, all faculty members will design, develop,
maintain and/or carry out Extension programs to ensure that all people have equal program participation opportunities.