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Position: Physical Geology Lecturer

Description:  The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UWT seeks a part-time lecturer to teach an introductory course in physical geology in the Spring quarter of 2019. This is a non-tenure track position with an anticipated start date of 4/1/2019.  The course includes both lecture and lab time in the classroom covering topics of plate tectonics, rocks, time, and geologic processes.  Course content and labs are available for instructor use through our classroom platform, Canvas.   

Company: University of Washington Tacoma

Closes:  Open till filled


Qualifications:  Candidates are expected to possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree in geology or related field and a proven track record of outstanding undergraduate instruction.

Applications should include:  (1) a letter of application, that includes a statement of educational philosophy, teaching and diversity experiences, and academic preparation; (2) a current CV; (3) a recent course syllabus with evaluations; and (4) contact information for three professional references. Applications received by February 15, 2019 will receive priority.  Send this material to Environmental Science Major Coordinator, Julie Masura at jmasura@uw.edu.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.


Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Julie Masura at jmasura@uw.edu with questions.

Position: Engineering Geologist - Professional Geologist 1


Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your engineering geology knowledge and skills and put your mark on public transportation projects?  Bring your expertise to ODOT's Region 2 team as an engineering geologist to independently perform professional level engineering geology investigations, analyses, reports, and design for routine to complex transportation projects.  Apply today!
What's in it for you?

  • We offer employees a culture that emphasizes public service, productivity, and collaboration.  You will feel empowered, engaged and motivated as you work with like-minded individuals who are driven and passionate about contributing to Oregon communities.
  • We value work/life balance at ODOT. With 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits packages – our time out of the office is just as important as time spent in the office.
  • What makes the Willamette Valley a great place to live or work? Click here to find out!

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

Company: Oregon State Department of Transportation, Salem

Closes:  8 January 2019

  • Act as the engineering geologist and professional of record for routine to complex transportation projects involving structures, high seismic risk zones, landslide stabilization, rockfall, embankments on weak compressible soils, and cut slopes.
  • Preparing engineering geology investigation plans and assist in developing staffing plans and schedules to match the project needs.
  • Identify and evaluate geologic hazards that affect public safety, and makes prudent recommendations.
  • Analyze the data from research and subsurface investigations with computer methods to predict behavior of geologic materials including the likelihood of landslide movements or settlement, and to evaluate geotechnical design alternatives for mitigation of identified problems.
  • Prepare or approve final stamped technical reports that include geologic conditions/hazards and design recommendations for use by civil and geotechnical engineers, construction staff and contractors.
  • Review the work of lower level engineering geologists, engineers, and technical staff and help provide training for quality control, completeness and conformance with applicable State and Federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Perform contract administration duties for general services contracts such as drilling and testing, or geophysical surveys.  Work includes solicitations, writing work orders, negotiating prices, and ensuring accurate invoicing and payments.
  • Develops plans and specifications for engineering geology, safety, and emergency projects.  
  • Participate and serve as a technical resource on technical advisory committees and project teams.
  • Providing documentation and testimony as a certified engineering geologist and represent the department's interests at public hearings

  • Contact:
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  • This recruitment closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, January 8, 2019.
  • Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
  • For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-378-5799.
  • ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Position: Geo Tech Expert / Hazmat


Announcement: ODOT18-2484oc
Geo Tech Expert/Hazmat - Professional Geologist 2

Salary: $72,096.00-$106,536.00 annually with relocation assistance
Bend, Oregon


ODOT has an opening for a Region 4 Geo Tech Expert / Hazmat in Bend. The primary purpose of this position is to act as the Engineering and Economic Geology technical expert and lead-worker for the Central and Eastern Oregon Region's (C&EOR).  This position will coordinate, schedule and evaluate Engineering and Economic geology work for an area spanning approximately 2/3rds of the state land mass, from the summit of the Cascades east to the Idaho State line. 

 Why Work For ODOT?

ODOT's Region 4 headquarters, located in Bend, offers a culturally diverse work environment that emphasizes public service, productivity and collaboration. You will feel engaged and motivated as you work with other like-minded individuals who are passionate about what they do.

Come live in Bend, Oregon!

Central Oregon offers a wide variety of things to do and see. With its spectacular views and a variety of outdoor activities, come and check out why Bend is THE place to work and live!

To learn more about this thriving community, click here!

What’s in it for you?

With competitive salary and relocation assistance, ODOT also offers full medical, vision, and dental with paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year! ODOT values a work / life balance and offers flexible schedules.

Application Instructions

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please go to www.odotjobs.com and search announcement ODOT18-2484oc or click here.


ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

Company: Oregon Department of Transportation
Closes: Open Until Filled


Professional Geologist 2: A Registered Geologist license or a Certified Engineering Geologist license from the Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners.


Three (3) years of journey level registered geologist or certified engineering geologist experience.

Special Qualifications:

  • A valid certified engineering geologist (CEG) license is required for this position. The successful applicant will have the opportunity of getting the CEG within six months of hire.
  • Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).

Contact: For questions about the job announcement, call 503-986-3468 or email at odotrecruitmentjf@odot.state.or.us