Department Earth, Ocean & Atmo Sci (OAS)
Position Title Instructor
Job Title Instructor Pool - 2022/2023
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent Varies
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method Salary
Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month
Pay Date Last working day of the month
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary to Commensurate with Education,
Training and Experience
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences ( CEOAS) invites
applications for one or more full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a
term-by-term basis for the 2022-2023 academic year. These appointments are
fixed-term, non-tenure track, with the possibility of renewal at the
discretion of the Assistant Dean for Academic Programs. Some of these
appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional
position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Assistant Dean for
The primary purpose of these positions is to instruct on a term-by-term basis.
Instructors may be needed to teach courses, either on-campus or Ecampus, in
the following areas:
Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Climate Science, Geography, Geology,
Geographic Information Sciences, Marine Resource Management, and Ocean and
Applications may be considered throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is an internationally
recognized leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system. It
conducts leading-edge research in the Earth, ocean, atmospheric, climate
change, geography, and geospatial sciences, and houses world-class facilities
including the new R/V Taani, a CEOAS-designed, built and operated regional
class research vessel, The College offers M.S. and Ph.D. options in Geography
and Geospatial Science, Geology, and Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences; a
M.S. in Marine Resource Management; undergraduate degrees in Geography and
Geospatial Science, Climate Science, Environmental Sciences, Geology, and
Oceanography; undergraduate and graduate certificates in Geographic
Information Science; and graduate certificates in Marine Resource Management
and Water Conflict Management and Transformation. CEOAS hosts the Cooperative
Institute for Climate, Ocean and Ecosystem Studies, the Oregon Climate Change
Research Institute, and is a major collaborative center for the $350M NSF-
funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Recent new projects include the
COLDEX Science Technology Center for oldest ice exploration and understanding
past climate and the Cascadia CoPes Hub for informing and enabling hazard
assessment, mitigation, and adaptation in the coastal Pacific Northwest. CEOAS
has more than 110 faculty, 179 graduate students, and 860 undergraduate
students. The College has an annual budget of more than $50 million, with
support coming from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and
other federal and state agencies and industry interests. For more information
please see: https:// ceoas.oregonstate.edu/academics/.
Oregon State University's commitment to student success includes hiring,
retaining, and developing diverse faculty to mentor and educate our
undergraduate and graduate students from entry through graduation. Our
Strategic Plan, https:// leadership.oregonstate.edu/strategicplan/strategic-
plan-phase-iii-2014-2018, articulates the strategies we believe critical to
advancing and equalizing learner success. The College of Earth, Ocean, and
Atmospheric Sciences is likewise committed to success of all learners. For
more information regarding OSU please visit:
100% – Instruction:
Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in one or more of the
following areas: Climate Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences,
Geography, Geology, Geographic Information Sciences, Marine Resource
Management, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Sciences.
Courses may be taught on-campus or via online Distance Education during
the academic year as well as summer session classes.
Prepare and present class materials and assignments, grade assignments and
post student grades.
Depending upon course size, supervise teaching assistants.
Interact professionally, courteously and in a timely fashion with students
and university staff.
Maintain office hours for on-campus courses.
Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, including efforts
promoting equitable outcomes among learners of diverse and
underrepresented identity groups.
Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Science (MS) in discipline central to
Environmental or Earth Sciences such as Atmospheric Sciences,
Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geography, Oceanography or fields
relevant to the course being taught.
Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student success which
can benefit the graduate and undergraduate programs of College of Earth,
Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.
Demonstrated ability or significant potential for mentoring and advising.
Demonstrated commitment to educational equity in a multicultural setting
and to advancing the participation of diverse groups and supporting
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Doctorate (PhD) in discipline central to Environmental or Earth Sciences
such as Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geography,
Oceanography or fields relevant to the course being taught.
Teaching experience at the college or university level.
Availability to participate in discipline and program meetings related to
curriculum and instruction.
Ability to mentor and advise students.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
These positions primarily work in a classroom or office setting, but may
also require work in a laboratory environment.
E-campus courses may be taught from off-campus locations; however,
instructors are expected to be available for on-campus meetings and
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I
(FBS) universities. No
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number P05521UF
Number of Vacancies Varies
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2022
Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2023
Posting Date 04/28/2022
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 06/15/2023
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External -
open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be reviewed and considered as opportunities arise
throughout the academic year.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic
1) A cover letter of application, addressing the following:
Describe how your experience, qualifications, and interests have prepared
you to teach at the university level.
Identify which area(s) you are qualified to teach in CEOAS.
Describe how you can assist in the goal of providing a transformative
educational experience for all learners and how you could contribute to
the OSU commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community.
2) A curriculum vita/resume.
3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer, or mentor
evaluations. (Attach as Other Document 1)
4) Diversity Statement
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional
references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the
For additional information please contact: Kaplan Yalcin, Assistant Dean of
Instructional Programs, email@example.com, 541-737-1230.
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All
employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19
Vaccination Program. Please visit https: // covid.oregonstate.edu/ for
additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as
options for compliance with the vaccination program.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all
that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and
particularly encourage applications from members of historically
underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities,
veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to
help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Documents Needed to Apply
Other Document 1 (see Special Instructions)