Pro Tem Research Assistant/Pro Tem Research Associate

Closes: July 31, 2017

The Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Oregon occasionally hires research assistants/research associates to assist with grant-supported research. Positions are temporary or part-time associates for one term (ten weeks) or multiple-terms, not to exceed one-year, with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of three years, at the discretion of the hiring authority and taking into consideration need, funding and/or performance. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years, based on programmatic need, funding and performance. Successful Research Assistant applicants must have a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science or a related field and will be conducting research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training. Successful Research Associate applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and will receive only general guidance while conducting research.

We invite applications to be considered on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through the 2016-17 academic year. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Hires from this pool may be subject to a background check. Please send a cover letter specifying areas of research interest and a resume to If you have any questions, you may contact Jan Saunders, Office Manager for the Computer and Information Science Department, at 541-346-1375.


The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with 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.