Global Biogeochemistry Adjunct

Position summary:

Washington State University Vancouver Environmental Sciences Program is seeking applicants for Adjunct Faculty to teach “Global Biogeochemistry” during the Fall 2020 semester (August 24 – December 18). Global Biogeochemistry [M] (SOE 412/512): 3-credits. Cycles of biogeochemically important elements and anthropogenic changes to those cycles in terrestrial and aquatic environments on a global scale. Field trip required. Lecture: Monday and Wednesday 12:00 – 13:15 pm. Expected enrollment: 10 - 15 students. Access to existing course material can be provided. Due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements and potential health department requirements, distance delivery of Global Biogeochemistry may be required. Course instructor will have flexibility to decide on asynchronous, synchronous, or hybrid delivery of course content. Field trip component can be modified to meet criteria for group size mandates and social distancing requirements.

Minimum requirements:

Candidates must possess a Master’s or Ph.D. terminal degree in a related discipline. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. and experience teaching undergraduate courses at a college level. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.

$4,605 - $4,824 for a 3-credit lecture course, dependent on Master’s or Ph.D. terminal degree, respectively.
To apply:

Review of completed applications will begin on 29 June 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send by email 1) a cover letter discussing training and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) contact information for three references, and (4) evaluations of past teaching experience, if available to:

Informational inquiries can be directed to the Environmental Sciences Program Leader, Mike Berger (

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