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Assistant Professor (English)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts and Sciences
Date Posted:
September 12, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins January 13, 2017
Salary Information:
Competitive and commensurate with training and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
general funds

Other Conditions:
  • Appointment to begin approximately August 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in scientific and technical writing using electronic and digital media. Teaching may involve face-to-face and distance learning (DL). Conduct research leading to publication in scholarly venues. Participate in university, college, and department service activities and meetings.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition with a concentration in science writing or a closely related field from an accredited university. Evidence of effective teaching at the university or community college level, including DL, such as student evaluations and peer reviews. Evidence of research in fields related to science and technology writing as indicated by current refereed publications, conference papers, and/or work under review.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Training or experience in academic and/or workforce-related scientific and technical writing. Demonstrated ability to work with non-traditional learners in a culturally diverse setting. Demonstrated success in grant writing. Experience in building and maintaining scholarly websites and databases. Evidence of the ability to establish and maintain effective professional or academic interdisciplinary working relationships.

To Apply:
A complete application must include a 1-2 page cover letter explaining how minimum and desirable qualifications are met, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for at least three references, official transcripts (copies are acceptable for application; originals will be required for employment), a current CV, and two writing samples that reflect science and technical/data reporting skills. All application materials must be postmarked by January 13, 2017 whereupon they become the property of the university. Except for the recommendation letters, all applications must be composed and prepared in their entirety and sent in hard-copy form by the applicant. Applications prepared and distributed by some other service will not be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Electronic submissions will not be considered.
  1. Attn: English Search Committee, Lauryn Toki
  2. Humanities Division
  3. University of Hawai’i at Hilo
  4. 200 W. Kawili Street
  5. HIlo, HI 96720-4091
  1. Seri Luangphinith, Humanities Division Chair;

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