Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Physical Oceanography @ University of Hawaii

Honolulu, HI
Aug 17, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Physical Oceanography Department of Oceanography University of Hawaii at Manoa

The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) was established at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research and undergraduate/graduate education in marine, atmospheric, and geological sciences. The Department of Oceanography within SOEST is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physical Oceanography at the rank of Assistant Professor, with 9 months of State funding annually. We seek an individual with expertise and research experience in the field of physical oceanography, with an emphasis on the causes and impacts of sea-level rise and variability. The successful candidate is expected to serve as Director of the UH Sea Level Center, establish a cutting edge research program, and develop outstanding teaching/educational programs, including classroom instruction and contributions to both the graduate Oceanography and undergraduate Global Environmental Science programs.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in oceanography or other relevant discipline; excellent communication skills; demonstrated capability for creative, high-quality research; and the ability to contribute to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate potential to successfully develop and lead research programs.

To apply, please submit a single electronic file (in pdf format) containing a cover letter, vita, statement of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and the names and contact information for at least three references to ocnsrch@soest.hawaii.edu. Questions should be directed to the search committee Chair, Dr. Brian Powell (powellb@hawaii.edu). More information about the Department can be found at ocean.hawaii.edu.

Review of applications will begin on 10 September 2017, and will continue until the position has been filled, subject to position clearance. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at workatuh.hawaii.edu.