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Position Vacancies as of Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Jump to: Executive (4), Faculty (8).

Executive

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
    Position Number: 89516, Type: Executive

    UH Hilo, Division of Student Affairs, general funds, full-time, permanent, to begin approximately July 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

  • Dean, College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)
    Position Number: 89472, Type: Executive

    UH Hilo, Academic Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences, general funds, full-time, permanent, to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) is committed to being an Indigenous serving institution and fostering a Hawaiian place of learning as part of the University of Hawaiʻi system. With an enrollment fluctuating between 3,000 and 4,000 students, UH Hilo offers approximately fifty (50) bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees and over 25 certificates in various fields of study.

    The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at UH Hilo enrolls approximately 1,000 students, and is comprised of two divisions: Humanities and Social Sciences. CAS offers Bachelor of Arts degrees, Bachelor of Science degrees, Master’s degrees, and specialized undergraduate certificate programs. CAS also offers Master’s degrees programs in Education, Counseling Psychology and Heritage Management. There are approximately ninety (90) faculty and staff members in the College, with additional lecturers and temporary employees hired throughout the year.

  • Dean, College of Natural & Health Sciences (CNHS)
    Position Number: 89472, Type: Executive

    UH Hilo, Academic Affairs, College of Natural & Health Sciences, general funds, full-time, permanent, to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) is committed to being an Indigenous serving institution and fostering a Hawaiian place of learning as part of the University of Hawaiʻi system. With an enrollment fluctuating between 3,000 and 4,000 students, UH Hilo offers approximately fifty (50) bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees and over 25 certificates in various fields of study.

    The College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS) at UH Hilo enrolls approximately 1,000 students, and offers undergraduate degrees and certificates from the following Departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology-Geophysics, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and the School of Nursing. In addition, a master’s degree is offered through the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program and a Doctor of Nursing Practice is offered by the School of Nursing. There are approximately ninety (90) faculty and staff members in the College, with additional lecturers and temporary employees hired throughout the year.

  • Vice Chancellor, UH Hilo (Academic Affairs)
    Position Number: 89319,, Type: Executive

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) is committed to being an Indigenous serving
    institution and fostering a Hawaiian place of learning as part of the University of Hawaiʻi
    system. With an enrollment fluctuating between 3,000 and 4,000 students, UH Hilo
    offers approximately 50 bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees and over 25
    certificates in various fields of study. The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs provides
    leadership in the overall planning, organization, and administration of academic and
    academically-related programs. The VCAA serves as the chief academic officer to the
    Chancellor; conducts budget development and resource allocation within Academic Affairs;
    oversees curriculum review, accreditation, and program review; recommends
    academic policy development and revision; represents Academic Affairs to the
    UH System; works with the academic deans/directors and others reporting to
    this office; and monitors instructional personnel processes and actions.

Faculty

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    Position Number: 86382, Type: Faculty

    Position number 86382, UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low faculty-to-student ratio and opportunities for undergraduate research. We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.

    The successful candidate will have ample opportunity to collaborate with natural scientists studying the “living laboratory” of this island, and will also be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic CS department.

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    Position Number: 83503, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences (CNHS), Department of Mathematics, tenure-track, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Assistant Professor of Teacher Education (Literacy Education, Methods & Technology)
    Position Number: 84855, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, general funds, full-time tenure-track, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is the most diverse 4-year public university in the United States, located in a geographically diverse and mixed-use island community. The UH Hilo School of Education provides pre-service and in-service teachers with high quality, integrated, inquiry-and-field-based professional development, serves as a resource to area educators teaching in a culturally rich and diverse setting, and conducts as well as guides action research to expand knowledge of teaching and learning. The School offers an undergraduate certificate in Educational Studies, a Master of Arts in Teaching program which leads to initial licensure in the State of Hawaiʻi and a Master of Education program in Teacher Leadership for in-service teachers.

  • Assistant Professor, Marine Science/Physical Oceanographer
    Position Number: 86449, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences, tenure-track, full-time, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low faculty-to-student ratio and opportunities for undergraduate research. We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Island of Hawaiʻi.

    The successful candidate will have ample opportunity to collaborate with natural scientists studying the “living laboratory” of this island, and will also be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic Marine Science department.

  • Assistant, Associate Professor of Nursing
    Position Number: 84242, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, School of Nursing (SON), tenure-track, full-time, general funds, permanent, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Associate Professor (Wildlife Science)
    Position Number: 73470T, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM), full-time, temporary, trust funded, 9-month, non-tenure track, to begin approximately August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding. One-year appointment with the possibility of a second-year appointment renewable upon satisfactory performance.

  • Instructor of Chemistry
    Position Number: 82648, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS), full time, general funds, non-tenure track, nine-month appointment, to begin approximately August 2020 pending position clearance and availability of funding. Renewable type appointment contingent upon departmental needs, satisfactory performance, and availability of funding.

  • Instructor of English
    Position Number: 73450T, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities Division, non-tenure track, full-time, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin August 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funding. Renewable type appointment contingent upon departmental needs, satisfactory performance, and availability of funding.

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