The Geomatics Department (Klamath Falls campus) is seeking
applications for an academic full-time, renewable Geomatics faculty
Instructor position. The Geomatics Department is part of the
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management at Oregon Tech.
This is the oldest BS Surveying program in the nation, with 69
years of continuous ABET (formerly ECPD)
Oregon Tech’s Department of Geomatics is committed to inclusive
thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals
from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share
our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. As part of the required
materials to submit: A statement of your views on diversity and how
to incorporate diversity into education.
The primary duty for this position is the instruction of our
departmental Geomatics courses. Geomatics is a student-centric
department. Faculty are responsible for teaching both their classes
and any associated labs. This dynamic learning environment is one
aspect that attracts students to our programs. The department
maintains attractive labs with modern surveying
Candidates must possess a strong desire and the ability to teach
courses from freshman through upper‑division. A strong background
in several areas including plane surveying, construction surveying,
route design, subdivision design, legal aspects of boundaries,
geodesy, photogrammetry, remote sensing, UAS mapping, and
map projections is required. Other skills such as experience in
community service projects and contract work would also be
desirable. The Geomatics Department has start-up funding to further
the applied research interests of the successful
A state-wide Surveying Taskforce recently initiated efforts to
recruit surveying students to address the critical shortage of land
surveyors. Enrollment growth offers the potential for additional
tenure-track faculty positions.
- Oregon PLS licensure or the ability to become
licensed in two years
- PhD in related field
- Experience teaching in higher education
- Two years relevant industrial experience
Master’s degree in related field.
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on May 9, 2022.
Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review
date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the
position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University,
materials received after the initial review date may not receive
To apply, upload the following elements to your application:
- a brief cover letter outlining qualifications specific to this
- a curriculum vitae;
- a statement outlining your teaching philosophy and how you
foster student success (2-page maximum);
- a statement on how you view/promote diversity (please upload in
the “other document” section of required documents).
Oregon Tech is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The
University does not discriminate in access to its educational
programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms
and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color,
disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or
creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual
orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.
Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable
accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and
employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability
accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of
Human Resource at 541-885-1028 or firstname.lastname@example.org.