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Instructor of Geography (Environmental Studies & Science) (#73419T) Position Description

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

UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, special funds, temporary, 9-month, non-renewable, non-tenure track, full-time appointment to begin August 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Teach 12-credit load each semester in introduction to physical geography, environmental impact assessment, natural resources, and related courses in areas of Instructor’s of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in geography, environmental studies/science, or related field from an accredited university by the time of employment; ability to teach introduction to physical geography, natural resources, and environmental impact assessment.

Desirable Qualifications

Ability to teach in more than one of the following courses: Climatology, Weather and Climate in Hawaiʻi, and upper-division courses in applicant’s areas of expertise. Experience teaching in a multi-cultural setting and a doctoral degree in geography or a closely related field.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application, vita, transcript(s) showing degrees and course work (copies are acceptable; however official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and the names of three references who may be contacted regarding the applicant’s suitability. Application materials should be submitted by email to Dr. Kathryn Besio at . Please use this email address for all correspondence. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Kathryn Besio, Chair, Geography and Environmental Studies, email: Please refer to position #73419T when making inquiries.

Please refer to position #73419T when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2013 and continue until position is filled.

Important Information

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