GEs in Psychology, Statistics or Research Methods

Department: Psychology
FTE: 0.49
Terms: Winter Spring
Academic Year: 2023-24


Teaching Assistant in Psychology: Support instructors of a wide range of possible courses in Psychology (developmental, clinical, social/personality, cognitive or systems neuroscience), through assisting in course preparation, classroom management, communication with students, reviewing course concepts in office hours, proctoring/grading, etc.

Statistic Methods (PSY302) Lab Instructor: Lead lab sections to review lecture material, demonstrate the use of statistics in practice problems, provide instruction on data analysis using statistical software (jamovi), and assist course instructors on assessments (proctoring/grading). Course materials (lesson plans, lab handouts, etc.) will be provided.

Research Methods (PSY303) Instructor: Lead a workshop-based course (including short lectures), assisting students in the completion of a term-long research project culminating in an APA-style research paper. Course materials (including pre-existing data set, lecture slides and handouts), guidance by a faculty coordinator, and grading assistance will be provided. Familiarity with APA style is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants should have:

•        Significant previous coursework in psychology (or closely related field), statistics or research methods
•        Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills 
•        Previous GE experience is preferred, but not required

Application Procedure:

Email a cover letter indicating the course type of interest, a resume/vitae describing relevant training/work experience, and a list of completed courses in psychology (and related fields), statistics and research methods, as well as grades received (unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable). Include contact information for at least two references who can comment on your skills or promise as a teaching assistant. 

To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by November 20, 2023 (for Winter term) or January 15, 2024 (for Spring term). Positions will remain open until filled. 

Effort will be taken to appoint from a wide diversity of student experiences. The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.

Application Email:

Deadline Date: Monday, 11-20-2023

Open Until Filled: Yes 
Open Until Filled, Review Begins On:

Contact Information: 
Paul Dassonville
Psychology, 1451 Onyx Street
Eugene, OR 97403