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Assistant Professor (Biology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Date Posted:
February 28, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins March 31, 2017
Salary Information:
Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
To begin August 1, 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. This position will be responsible for teaching lower and upper division courses in biology, with an emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology and other health sciences (teaching load is 3 courses per semester). In addition to teaching within their disciplines, all faculty members at the University of Hawai‘i -West O‘ahu are expected to engage in research activities, participate in curriculum development, provide service to the profession and broader community, and participate in program assessment and faculty governance. In addition to teaching face-to-face, teach online, hybrid, or other distance learning delivery modes, as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in biological science or equivalent(ABD candidates will be considered but must meet all degree requirements prior to appointment)
  2. Evidence of high quality teaching and potential for conducting relevant scholarly research
  3. Ability to effectively communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Ability to instruct effectively in a multicultural setting; experience teaching and working with highly diverse communities
  2. Experience creating curricula for biology courses
  3. Ability and willingness to teach a combination of courses in Biology, including lower and upper division, with an emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Demonstrate Native Hawaiian and/or Indigenous knowledge or ways of knowing as they apply to Biology

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vita, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of official transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of hire) by email as a MS Word or PDF file attachments to: UHWOJOBS@HAWAII.EDU . Please be sure to include the position title and number in the subject line. Copies of selected publications and student evaluations summaries may be requested during the search process. If ABD, submit a letter from the committee chair attesting that all degree requirements will be met by August 1, 2017. PLEASE REDACT REFERENCES TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATE ON TRANSCRIPT COPIES. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All items become the property of the University of Hawaii-West O‘ahu and will not be returned
  1. Dr. Olivia George;

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