Assistant Professor at University of Hawaii

University of Hawaii
Manoa Campus, HI

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Assistant Professor
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
C of Trop Agr and Human Resources, Plant and Environmental Sciences
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
November 14, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins January 16, 2019
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Other Conditions:
  • To be begin August 1, 2019, for best consideration, all application material should be received by January 15, 2019.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Contribute to an excellent departmental undergraduate teaching program and Entomology graduate program by teaching the following courses: PEPS 250 (World of Insects), General Entomology (PEPS 363 and 363L) yearly; Foundations of Pest Management (PEPS 421) every other year; an appropriate graduate course identified as meeting program needs, such as Insect Physiology, or Insect Identification (taxonomy) every other year; and sharing responsibility periodically for a discussion/seminar and a departmental graduate seminar.
  2. Contribute to program assessment efforts, advise and mentor graduate students, develop a successful research program in fields including but not limited to evolution, management, ecology, physiology or behavior of insects.
  3. Provide service to the college, university, and community, and perform other faculty duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing in Entomology or related field. ABD candidates may be considered, all degree requirements must be completed at the time of hire.
  2. Demonstrated ability as a teacher.
  3. Demonstrated scholarly achievement.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Research experience with insects as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  2. Strong record of research productivity as evidenced by publication in peer-reviewed journals and acquisition of extramural funding
  3. Successful experience in instruction at the college level, as evidenced by written or web-based course materials, reports, reference, and/or positive student evaluations.
  4. Experience in course and/or program development, and assessment.
  5. Demonstrated success in obtaining extramural funding.
  6. Evidence of self-improvement in the area of instruction, such as participation in relevant courses, seminars, or other programs.
To Apply:
Visit / (cut and paste link to your browser) and search for Position Number 85510 to submit application.
  1. Dr. Mark Wright;

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