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The Earth Commons is shaping a sustainable future for Georgetown and the planet through research, education, and action—and we need your help. Work with us on the development and implementation on a variety of environment and sustainability initiatives as well as research and teaching. For questions regarding any of the following job postings, please reach out to


Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Environmental Justice Program

We are no longer accepting new applicants for this position. The Environmental Justice Program and the Department of Philosophy of Georgetown University seek to appoint a philosopher of Environmental Justice in Fall 2023. We welcome applications from outstanding scholars to be appointed at the Associate Professor level. While the central discipline of interest is Philosophy, we seek a candidate with research foci in some mix of Environmental Science, Climate Science, Distributive Justice, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology of Science. As a member of the Environmental Justice Program (EJP) research community, this position will be invited to contribute to the seminars, working paper series, and other research activities of the EJP.  

Open Rank Professor of Sustainability

We are no longer accepting new applicants for this position. The ideal candidate is an interdisciplinary scholar whose background includes Sustainability science, environmental systems, and/or materials science but also has demonstrated ability to connect with related areas of sustainability. This tenure line position includes engaging with policymakers, implementing strategies and solutions through partnerships with stakeholders, and communicating research and planning activities to diverse audiences. The successful candidate would develop a strong research program at the interface of multiple areas, including but not limited to areas such as sustainability science and policy, materials science, waste science, life-cycle design and assessment, product design, energy systems, food systems, water and marine systems, ecosystem services, urbanism and ruralities, and environmental systems dynamics.

Assistant Professor: Remote Sensing/GIS

We are no longer accepting new applicants for this position. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar who uses remote sensing/geographic information systems, geospatial analysis and modeling. This scholar can be from one or more of the natural or physical sciences (environmental science, ecology, geography, biodiversity, hydrology, marine science, climatology, agricultural sciences, physics, chemistry and engineering or related fields), and or social science. We are looking for a scholar with the potential for developing a stellar record of research and fundraising, who is on track for a distinguished career within their own discipline and has potential to contribute significantly to interdisciplinary efforts. This tenure like faculty member would also contribute to the development and delivery of our innovative pedagogical and experiential components for the new undergraduate curricula, and would help connect our various environmental and material science faculty with the ongoing work of the Earth Commons and the Office of Sustainability.

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