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Pro Tem Research Faculty

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography
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Pro Tem Research Faculty & Postdoctoral Pool (Geography)

Job no: 526088
Work type: Faculty - Other
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Geography

Department: Geography
Rank: Research Assistant, Research Associate, Postdoctoral Scholar
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your experience. If you are interested in a specific rank of appointment, please indicate that in your cover letter.

Department Summary
The Geography Department is an instructional department within the College of Arts and Sciences that supports significant research activities in various types of geographic study. The Department of Geography has 27 Faculty, 125+ undergraduate majors, and 40+ graduate students.

Research and graduate education in the Department of Geography focuses on the following subfields: (a) Geographic information science: cartography, GIS, data analysis and visualization, spatial analysis and modeling; (b) Human geography: political-ethnic, cultural, human-environment relations, and behavioral geography; (c) Physical geography: Quaternary studies, biogeography, climatology and climatic change, geomorphology; (d) Environmental studies: forest and ecosystem issues, river and watershed issues, biodiversity and global environmental change, policy and law, environmental applications of GIS; and (e) Geographic education

Position Summary
The Department of Geography is seeking applicants for its open research faculty and postdoctoral scholar pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable.

Research Assistants, Research Associates, or Postdocs will work under the supervision of the Department Head or Principal Investigator. Research Assistant/Associates will be expected to work independently on projects.

The University of Oregon and the Department of Geography are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.

Minimum Requirements
Research Assistant: BA/BS required by start of position
Research Associate: PhD is required by start of position
Postdoctoral Scholar: PhD is required by start of position

Professional Competencies
Successful candidates for Research and Posdoc positions will have research background in Geography or a related field and will have professional experience, demonstrated ability or potential for quality research.

Preferred Qualifications
Research Assistant: MA/MS preferred

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the 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. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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