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Assistant Professor
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM, JABSOM, Department of Psychiatry
QMC UH Tower/ GBB 301
Date Posted:
April 19, 2018
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: December 31, 2019
Combination private/state/federal contract funds

Other Conditions:
  • Combination private/state/federal contract funds, temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, annually renewable based on performance, operational needs, and/or funding availability. Position will start at 2.5% FTE and is eligible for an increase of FTE up to 100% based on operational needs and funding availability. To begin approximately June 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funds. First review begins ten (10) working days from posting date; with continuous recruitment until filled.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach/train/mentor undergraduate students, medical students (e.g., problem-based learning), residents, graduate and post-graduate students, research assistants/associates, and/or junior faculty, with focus on well-being/mental health or related field (e.g., positive youth/family development) with emphasis on prevention/intervention, mixed methods, program evaluation, health disparities, evidence-based approaches, dissemination, legislation/policy, health-based extramural funding.
  2. Implement, oversee daily community liaison, education/training, research, program evaluation, dissemination, policy, and/or grant-/contract-preparation support activities related to well-being/mental health. This includes programmatic and/or administrative responsibilities (e.g., budgetary/fiscal, personnel).
  3. Work effectively with schools/communities, agencies/organizations (e.g., youth/family), policy-makers, and other professionals in prevention/intervention, evaluation/research, dissemination, and extramural grants/contracts, including with ethnic populations (e.g., Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans) and people from different professions.
  4. Assist and lead in dissemination efforts (including data analyses involving mixed methods, publication of scientific peer-reviewed journal articles), and extramural grant/contract pursuits.
  5. Fulfill other faculty duties/responsibilities of the Department of Psychiatry as assigned.
  6. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in social sciences/public health related to prevention/intervention at the community-based level.
  2. Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with, teach, train, supervise, mentor, and/or collaborate/partner with a variety of individuals, including community members, agency/organizational personnel, practitioners, students/trainees, and junior researchers/faculty.
  3. Demonstrated scholarly achievement (e.g., presentations, publications, extramural grant/contract involvement).
  4. Experience overseeing/managing/implementing programmatic and evaluation/research projects working with schools/communities, agencies/organizations, practitioners/professionals, students, academicians, and/or members of government/legislative entities. This includes experience working with diverse stakeholders in the area of positive youth/family development and community engagement/partnership.
  5. Experience with basic technology (e.g., e-mail, Internet), Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Word,
  6. Excel, PowerPoint), and software programs to analyze quantitative data (e.g., Excel, SPSS).
  7. Certification in protection of human subjects.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated record of excellent evaluations on teaching of students and other trainees.
  2. Experience working directly with schools/communities/agencies in Hawai‘i, including youth-family-oriented ones.
  3. Demonstrated experience/involvement in extramurally funded evaluation/research.
  4. Scientific peer-reviewed publications in journals, including those related to well-being/mental health, positive youth/family development, and/or cross-cultural issues.
  5. Demonstrated experience working with Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Asian American populations and the ability to be culturally sensitive.

To Apply:
Visit and search for position #85008T or Job Number 2018-00200 to submit an application.
  1. Earl Hishinuma, Ph.D.; 808-586-5906;

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