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Lecturer(s) in Hawaiian Studies
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies under the Hawai'inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
UH Manoa
Date Posted:
April 30, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins May 15, 2018
Salary Information:
LECT A - $1,525 per credit hour
S Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, position number LECA, School of Hawaiian Knowledge (Manoa), part-time, for placement in department lecture applicant pool for Fall 2018, Spring 2019; and/or future semesters contingent on course offerings, staffing needs, sufficient enrollment and pending availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 1. Teach undergraduate/graduate level courses according to HWST department approved syllabi such as HWST 107: Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific; HWST 222: Intro to Hawaiian Fiberarts; HWST 281: Ho?okele I: Hawaiian Astronomy and HWST 281L: Ho’okele I: Laboratory; HWST 282: Ho?okele II: Hawaiian Navigation and HWST 282L: Ho?okele II: Laboratory; HWST 325: Advanced Hawaiian Printmaking; HWST 351: Mahi?ai Kalo I: Kalo Cultivation; HWST 352: Mahi?ai Kalo II: Advanced Kalo Cultivation; HWST 353 Malama Loko I?a; HWST 372: Oli Makawalu.
  2. 2. Other related duties including preparing course syllabus, grading, and maintaining weekly office hours.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. B.A. in a field of study closely allied to Hawaiian culture, history, language, and/or arts;
  2. 2. Translation proficiency in the Hawaiian language;
  3. 3. Evidence of ability to teach effectively and to direct group discussions;
  4. 4. Teaching experience at the university level or equivalent.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. M.A and/or Ph.D. in a field of study closely allied to Hawaiian culture history, language, and/or arts;
  2. 2. Sufficient fluency in the Hawaiian language in order to teach in Hawaiian;
  3. 3. Completed training to teach HWST 107 course; 4. Strong oral and written communication skills;

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; names with contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references; copy of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), current vitae and any other relevant materials, such as syllabi for HWST courses previously taught, as well as eCafe reviews, to the address below. All submitted materials are the property of the School. Electronic and Fax applications will not be considered.
  1. Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies Lecture Pool
  2. 2645 Dole Street, KAMA 209A
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Antoinette Freitas, Director; 808-956-0591;

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