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Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies (#86414) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences; general funds; full-time; tenure track; nine month appointment; to begin approximately August 2013 pending position clearance and availability of funds.


Teach courses in the Geography and Environmental Studies department; advise students; engage in scholarly activities, and/or creative endeavors that contribute to the mission of the University; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography or related field from an accredited college or university at time of appointment; experience teaching or evidence of ability to teach the following introductory and advanced undergraduate courses: Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, and quantitative methods, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization in physical geography; and documented evidence of current research skills and scholarly activity in spatial data analysis and physical geography.

Desirable Qualifications

Ability to advise students in the MS degree in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science; ability to teach courses in Environmental Studies; a research focus on the Pacific Region.

Pay Range

Minimum Annual Salary: $60,000

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application describing teaching and research interests and ability to meet job qualifications, vita including a list of courses taught by term, student course evaluations (where applicable), doctoral transcripts (copies are acceptable; however official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and three current letters of reference to: Dr. Jonathan Price, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Jonathan Price, (808) 974-7547 or

Please refer to position #86414 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Printed copies of all application materials are required and must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2013.

Important Information

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