The Environmental Studies program at Seattle University seeks a part-time adjunct faculty to teach Environmental Psychology (EVST 3650) (5-credits). Winter quarter 2022.

EVST 3650 Environmental Psychology is an elective undergraduate course in the Environmental Studies program. The class introduces students to how the built and natural environments influence human health and well-being and examines how values, attitudes and beliefs influence environmental behaviors. The course draws on theory combined with quantitative and qualitative research to explore the psychological and social-psychological factors that shape environmental decisions and develop strategies for promoting more sustainable behaviors. For winter 2022, it is expected that this course will be delivered in-person, although remote learning options may be possible.  


The candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the relevant course discipline.  The candidate will at minimum have a M.A or ABD status in Psychology, Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy or a related field. The candidate will demonstrate prior success teaching undergraduate students.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit materials online at Please include a cover letter of interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin September 15, 2021.