Three (3) Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Marine Geology/Geochemistry, Dept of Ocean, U of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
Salary Information: I3M11, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Jun 29, 2018
Aug 26, 2018
0082059, 0086498, 0088708
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) was established at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa 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 three (3) tenure-track faculty positions in Marine Geology/Geochemistry.


We seek applicants at the assistant professor level with expertise and research experience in the broad category of Marine Geology/Geochemistry. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, chemical oceanography, sediment geochemistry, biogeochemical cycles, climate dynamics, marine atmospheric chemistry and paleoceanography, with focus on observations and/or numerical modeling. Cross-disciplinary interests are a plus.  The successful candidates are expected to develop world-class oceanographic research programs supported by extramural funding, and outstanding teaching/educational programs that include classroom instruction and contributions to both the graduate Oceanography and undergraduate Global Environmental Science programs. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in oceanography, geochemistry, earth sciences, or another 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.


To apply, please submit electronic versions of three representative publications and a single electronic file (in pdf format) containing a cover letter, vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for five references to Questions should be directed to the search committee Chair, Dr. Christopher Sabine ( More information about the Department can be found at


Review of applications will begin on 15 September 2018, and will continue until the positions have been filled, subject to position clearance.  The complete vacancy announcement can be found at


The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity / affirmative action institution.