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Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Department of Geology and Geophysics, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
June 29, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins August 26, 2016
Salary Information:
I3M11/I4M11, salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Nine-month equivalent (.82 FTE) funds provided. The selectee is expected to fund the remainder through extramural funds. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program and to engage in Departmental undergraduate and graduate instructional programs.
  2. Candidates whose research and teaching expertise align with identified target areas (including seismology, volcanology, hydrology, and mineral physics) of the Department and the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology are encouraged to apply. However, excellent candidates in all Earth science disciplines will be considered.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in Earth science or related field at the time of application.
  2. Excellent communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated capability for creative, high quality research.
  4. Demonstrated ability as a teacher and student mentor.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. In addition to the minimum qualifications stated above, applicants must have four years or more of experience at the assistant level or equivalent.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Record of teaching excellence and innovation.

To Apply:
Applications must be submitted electronically via email ( as a single PDF file that includes: (1) a letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and research funding; (3) a statement of teaching experience and interests detailing evidence of teaching excellence; (4) a statement of research interests, synergistic activities, and future research endeavors; and (5) contact information for at least three references.

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