Graduate Research Assistant

Honolulu, Hawaii
Up to $23,000 per calendar year plus benefits and tuition and fee waivers
Aug 06, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

A graduate student position is available for either an MS or PhD in Civil Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at University of Hawaii at Manoa ( The position is available to begin immediately and will be open until filled.

This position will focus on coastal engineering, specifically in developing long term solutions for shoreline protection. Specifically, the position involves performing an ADCIRC modeling study, statistical analysis, and conceptual drawings for shoreline protection. The candidate will also assist with researching and developing methodology and criteria used to identify and prioritize sites for mitigation. Some field work to the sites will be involved. Prior experience with hydrodynamics models, statistical packages, AutoCAD, and/or shoreline protection experience will be given preference.

A BS degree in civil/coastal engineering, physical oceanography, or atmospheric science is desired. A master’s degree is preferred for the PhD track position.

For Engineering -In-Training (EIT) applicants, some of the work experience under this assistantship may count towards the Professional Engineering (PE) licensure.

Interested applicants should contact Oceana Francis ( for more details about the position.  Please include your CV in the email contact.  A graduate application is required for the position.  For information on the application process, please refer to: