Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track Faculty Position)

Honolulu, Hawaii
Dec 17, 2018
Feb 15, 2019
Ocean Science
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Climate Dynamics in Relation to Ocean Physics
Department of Oceanography
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) was established at the University of Hawaiʻi 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 a tenure-track faculty position in climate dynamics in relation to ocean physics.

We seek applicants at the assistant/associate professor level with expertise and research experience in climate dynamics and ocean physics. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: The role of the ocean in past, present and future climate; coupled ocean-atmosphere system; and climate dynamics, with focus on observations and/or numerical modeling. The successful candidate will excel in research, teaching, and their integration, develop extramurally funded research programs, interact with colleagues in Atmospheric Sciences, the International Pacific Research Center and across the Department of Oceanography and SOEST, and teach, mentor and supervise students in the undergraduate Global Environmental Science and graduate Oceanography programs. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in oceanography, climate sciences, or another relevant discipline; excellent communication skills; demonstrated capability for creative, high-quality research; and the ability and interest to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The Department seeks to increase its diversity. Applications from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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. Bo Qiu ( More information about the department can be found at

Review of applications will begin on 15 February 2019, and will continue until the position has 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.

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