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Title:
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Botany and Director of the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit) (Botany)
Position Number:
Pending
Hiring Unit:
College of Natural Sciences - Department of Botany
Location:
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
October 30, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 01, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General Funds (First year by BOT/PCSU RTRF)

Other Conditions:
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Natural Sciences, Department of Botany, invites applications for a full-time, tenured faculty position, at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, pending position clearance and availability of funds. To begin approximately August 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. We are searching for a highly creative and interactive scholar who fits into our multidisciplinary department, who has significant scientific programmatic experience, and who would serve as the Director of the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hpicesu/pcsu.htm). PCSU is a University of Hawaii research unit focusing on basic and applied research on conservation of natural resources and biodiversity in Hawaii and the Pacific, working with a range of state and federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, private foundations, and private landowners. The unit has a multi-million dollar annual budget and employs more than 400 people across the State.
  2. As Director of PCSU: 75% FTE. Serves as principal investigator for numerous projects primarily in the Hawaiian Islands. Topics include basic and applied conservation and adaptive management for endangered and invasive species and ecosystems. Decides on focus and direction of PCSU and supervises project leaders and support staff from pre-proposal through final reporting. Works with departmental and university leadership, partner agencies, and other decision makers to address issues related to PCSU administration and projects.
  3. 25% FTE. Serves as graduate advisor and on graduate committees. Teaches at least one course per year, based on administrative constraints. Maintains a productive line of research. Serves on departmental and university committees.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. An earned Ph.D. in Botany, Biology, or a closely related field. A sustained track record of publishing peer-reviewed research with recognition as a leader in a field related to conservation biology. A minimum of 5 years of administrative and management experience of multiple simultaneous projects and staff. Evidence of significant ability to raise funds, and implement and manage programs. Evidence of ability to connect with diverse constituencies. Strong communication and advocacy skills.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. A minimum of 5 years of experience at the Assistant Professor level or equivalent
Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. A minimum of 5 years of experience at the Associate Professor level or equivalent
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated experience with and understanding of Hawaiian politics and economy, and of Hawaiian, island and tropical ecosystems. Knowledge of state and federal regulatory processes related to conservation. Knowledge of state and federal regulations and compliance for grant and contract management. Knowledge of federal and state labor laws. Knowledge of workplace safety standards and OSHA policies.
Assistant Professor Desirable Qualifications
  1. Post-doctoral research experience

To Apply:
Applicants must submit as a single pdf file: 1) a cover letter specifying the position and the research area; 2) a 2-page statement of program management experience and approaches; 3) a 2-page statement of research interests, activities, and plans; 4) a 2-page statement on teaching philosophy, interests, and plans; 5) a curriculum vitae detailing research, teaching, and service accomplishments; and 6) the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of 4 professional references. Email applications and inquiries to: pcsudir@hawaii.edu The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, National Guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. The University of Hawaii is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The Department offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Botany. For more information on the department, please visit www.botany.hawaii.edu/. Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.
Inquiries:
  1. Dr. David Duffy; dduffy@hawaii.edu

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.