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Assistant Professor (Public Health)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Public Health Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
May 22, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins June 15, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience and within University of Hawaii salary guidelines
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Position to begin approximately January 2019, pending position clearance and/or availability of funds
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 1)The successful candidate is expected to participate in implementation, assessment, and reporting for the BA degree in Public Health;
  2. 2)plan and teach undergraduate courses in the classroom and by distance modalities;
  3. 3)develop and sustain connections for BA program development;
  4. 4)support the undergraduate applied learning experience;
  5. 5)participate in student recruitment;
  6. 6)mentor undergraduate students;
  7. 7)participate in inter-professional education with other units in the UH system;
  8. 8)conduct and publish research;
  9. 9)serve on departmental and university committees;
  10. 10)render service to the professional or lay community as relevant to the individual’s academic specialty;
  11. 11)and perform other related tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1)Doctoral degree in public health or related field from a college or university of recognized standing.
  2. 2)Demonstrated teaching effectiveness in undergraduate public health education.
  3. 3)Willingness to teach using distance modalities.
  4. 4)Demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduate students.
  5. 5)Experience supervising teaching assistants and student support.
  6. 6)Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.
  7. 7)Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1)Demonstrated ability to develop undergraduate classroom, distance, and practice curricula.
  2. 2)Experience teaching using distance modalities.
  3. 3)Experience working in multi-cultural settings.
  4. 4)Demonstrated ability to recruit students.
  5. 5)Experience recruiting and mentoring students from underrepresented minorities.
  6. 6)Experience working with Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students.
  7. 7)Experience providing innovative teaching techniques to classroom settings.
  8. 8)Demonstrated ability to work with units and disciplines outside of public health.

To Apply:
Visit and search for position number 0082975 or job number 2018-00284 to submit an application. Only applications through the above site (NEOGOV) are accepted.
  1. Dr. Denise C. Nelson-Hurwitz;

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