Faculty Job Listings
The Department of Biology is now recruiting for several faculty positions. The exact job titles and descriptions are listed below. If you are interested in applying, each job listing contains special directions of what materials to include, who to contact, and how.
Current Open Positions:
- Full Professor and Chair
- Sidney and Erica Hsiao Endowed Chair in Marine Biology
- Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Developmental Biology
The Department of Biology at the flagship Manoa campus of the University of Hawaii seeks a senior colleague with a world class research program and the ability to lead the department to a new level of international achievement during a major phase of growth aimed at building strength in evolutionary biology. We are particularly interested in individuals with the vision to build research strengths that will capitalize on Hawaii's unique evolutionary legacy and position as the US gateway to the Pacific Rim, as well as individuals who can foste and promote successful collaborative groups across diverse research fields (see, www.manoa.hawaii.edu/biology). The department is undergoing a phase of substantial investment in human resources and will occupy a newly renovated teaching and research building in 2013. The department trains over 1000 undergraduate majors and offers a graduate program with an enrollment of approximately 100 students. Furthermore, the department is a major contributor to an intercollege graduate degree program in Marine Biology and to a graduate specialization in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation biology.
To apply, please send pdf formatted documents that include a vision statement for the chair's leadership role in the growth of the department, statements of teaching philosophy/experience and future research directions, CV, three publications and letters of recommendation from three referees to email@example.com. For a complete job announcement, please refer to: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries: Direct inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-956-8617.
Interviews have now begun for this position. The interview schedule is available online.
The Department of Biology at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa invites senior scientists across a broad spectrum of research interests in the biology of marine organisms to apply for the Sidney and Erika Hsiao Endowed Chair in Marine Biology. The successful candidate will join a faculty with diverse research interests, including many with a strong focus on evolutionary biology and native Hawaiian organisms. Teaching responsibilities will include an upper level undergraduate course and a graduate course in the individual's specialty. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field, evidence of excellence in teaching, a minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of associate professor or equivalent, evidence of research productivity, and be outstanding communicators. Desirable qualifications include strong records of publication with international recognition and extramural funding and plans for a research program that would take advantage of the Hawaiian biota. Individuals interested in developing new initiatives in marine biology are especially encouraged to apply. Additional details can be found under position no. 83857 at: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu.
To apply, please send a single PDF document to HsiaoMB@hawaii.edu that includes: a cover letter indicating your teaching and research interests and how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; a detailed resumé; three publications; and the names and contact information (including email address) for three professional references. A hard copy should also be mailed to Chair, Hsiao Chair Search, Department of Biology, Rm. 2, Dean Hall, University of Hawai'i, 2450 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. Review of applications will begin in January 2012 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Hawai‘i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
The department of Biology, which is in a phase of substantial growth, seeks a colleague who will complement existing strengths in the faculty (see www.manoa.hawaii.edu/biology) by establishing a vigorous research program that integrates developmental and evolutionary biology. Teaching responsibilities will include an advanced undergraduate course in developmental biology and a graduate course in the individual's specialty.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field, evidence of significant research accomplishments and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Desirable qualifications include relevant postdoctoral experience, extramural funding, and teaching experience. To apply, please send a single PDF document to email@example.com that includes: a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; statements of research experience and interests and of teaching experience and interests; a detailed curriculum vitae; and three representative publications.
Also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by October 1, 2012.
For a complete job announcement, please refer to http://workatuh.hawaii.edu, Position #84503.
Inquiries: Dr. Andrew Taylor, email@example.com, 808-956-4706.