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Assistant Professor (Groundwater Hydrology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Engineering (CEE) and Water Resources Research Center
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
March 21, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins June 30, 2016
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • The University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Groundwater Hydrology at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE, position No. 0082367) and the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC position No. 0088649). The position is anticipated to be filled at the rank of assistant professor; however, an associate professor appointment may be considered for exceptional candidates. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, beginning January 1, 2017, pending position clearance and the availability of funds. The position is 50% instruction with locus of tenure in CEE and 50% research with WRRC.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The successful candidate is expected to fully engage in the teaching mission of the CEE department and university, including classroom instruction in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in groundwater hydrology and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. The successful candidate will develop important and relevant sponsored research and innovative teaching that addresses rapidly changing water resources issues and search for theoretical and/or applied solutions to water problems in Hawaii. Appropriate research areas include, but are not limited to local- and regional-scale groundwater dynamics, remote sensing of groundwater, impact of climate change on groundwater recharge, application of hydro-informatics to integrate observations and models, water resources management, groundwater transport of contaminants, and other related fields.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. degree in civil engineering from a college or university of recognized standing with specialization in the area of water resources and emphasis on groundwater and computational hydrogeology. Candidates also must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting research, and publishing scholarly materials.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience with high-impact, academic, federally sponsored water resources or groundwater research and outreach. Demonstrated experience working effectively with water resources stakeholders in Hawai‘i.

To Apply:
Applicants should follow the instructions at for submission of an application. Position will be open until filled. Review of applications will begin June 30, 2016. For more information please contact the Search Committee Chair at

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