Job Opportunities

Instructor – Environmental Justice and Sustainability


The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for an Instructor Position in Environmental Justice and Sustainability. This position supports the Geography and Geospatial Science Program’s themes of global change risk and resilience, Earth system science, and geospatial modeling and analysis. Instructors in the Geography and Geospatial Science Program are integral and valued members of the program who contribute to teaching, service, and our vision of the program’s future. The successful candidate must have a primary commitment to teaching and undergraduate education but will also be expected to take on service roles within the Program and/or College, and professional currency and Program development. The successful applicant will develop and deliver on-campus and online (Ecampus) courses.  This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term appointment with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024. A 0.75 FTE, 12-month position is broadly equivalent to a traditional full-time, 9-month position but includes additional benefits such as year-round pay and paid vacation leave.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences ( is the center of Earth sciences research and academic programs at Oregon State University.  Our scientists and students conduct cutting edge research to explore and understand Earth systems. In all disciplines, our faculty are renowned for their science and valued for their expertise.

Oregon State University ( is a land-, sun-, sea-, and space-grant university, with its main campus situated in Corvallis—the heart of the Willamette Valley, in close proximity to ocean, forest, and high desert ecosystems. Mindful of the natural world, our institution works towards understanding our universe to improve the health of Planet, nature and people.



Must have an academic background in environmental justice or risk and vulnerability studies.  Demonstrate relevant teaching experience across modalities, including in the delivery of online courses. Must show evidence of or commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching, with demonstrated commitment to educational equity in a multicultural setting. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography or a closely related discipline.

Applicant Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, diversity statement, and contact information for four referees. All information will be submitted via Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by March 26, 2024.

For additional information please contact: Kaplan Yalcin at or 541-737-1230.