UH Hilo Position Vacancies

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Position Vacancies as of Saturday, July 20, 2024

Jump to: Administrative, Professional and Technical (11), Faculty (9).

Administrative, Professional and Technical

  • Administrative & Fiscal Support Specialist (Lead Center, Hilo), PBA
    Position Number: 97246, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Hawaii Small Business Development Center, full-time, temporary, to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding. Temporary position, renewal contingent upon satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and program needs.

  • Administrative & Fiscal Support Specialist, PBA
    Position Number: 79741, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, Dean’s Office, full-time, general funds, permanent, to begin approximately May 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, this position will work closely with the Secretary III and the Senior Administrative Officer in the Dean’s Office, as well as the Secretary II in the Humanities Division, the APT in the Social Sciences Division, and the Kuleana & Community Coordinator.

  • Administrative Officer, PBA (Center Services Manager, East Hawaii)
    Position Number: 97316, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH-Hilo, Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC), general funds, temporary, full-time, to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funds. Renewal of appointment contingent upon satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and program needs.

  • Educational Specialist, (ʻImiloa Membership Experience Coordinator) PBA
    Position Number: 97319T, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, full-time, special funds, temporary, to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Educational Specialist, PBA
    Position Number: 97317T & 97318T, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, full-time, special funds, temporary, to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Fiscal Support Specialist (Accounts Payable), PBA
    Position Number: 97307, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Administrative Affairs, full-time, permanent, to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Institutional/Policy Analyst (Confidential Advocate & Prevention Educator), PBA (Re-advertisement)
    Position Number: 80445, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Office of Equal Opportunity, full-time, general funds, permanent, to begin approximately June 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Program Specialist, PBB
    Position Number: 81229T, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Center for Maunakea Stewardship, full-time, temporary, special funds, to begin approximately June 2024 pending position clearance and availability of funding. Position is annually renewable every July 1 contingent on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

  • Safety/Security Manager (Director of Campus Security), PBC
    Position Number: 78997, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Administrative Affairs/Campus Security Department, full-time, general funds, permanent, to begin approximately July 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Student Services Specialist (Hoʻolana Student Success Coordinator), PBB
    Position Number: 96908T, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Office of Student Affairs, Educational Assistance Center (Kīpuka), extramural funds, full-time, temporary, to begin approximately July 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

  • Student Services Specialist (Retention Specialist), PBB
    Position Number: 97293T, Type: Administrative, Professional and Technical

    UH Hilo, Student Affairs, full-time, temporary, not to exceed June 30, 2025, to begin approximately July 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

Faculty

  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing (Updated on 05/28/2024)
    Position Number: 84320 & 86486, 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 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Assistant Professor (Education - Foundations & Social Studies Methods)
    Position Number: 73421, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, tenure-track, full-time, permanent, general funds, nine-month appointment, to begin approximately August 1, 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is the most diverse four-year public university in the United States, located in a geographically diverse and mixed-use island community. The UH Hilo School of Education 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, providing high quality, integrated, inquiry-and-place-based undergraduate and graduate programs.

  • Assistant Professor (Kinesiology & Exercise)
    Position Number: 82781, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences (CNHS), Department of Kinesiology & Exercise Sciences, full-time, tenure-track, general funds, permanent, nine-month faculty appointment to begin January 2025, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Assistant Professor of Geology
    Position Number: 86373, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences (CNHS), Department of Geology, full-time, tenure-track, general funds, permanent, nine-month faculty appointment to begin January 2025, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The Department of Geology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking applicants who will integrate place-based teaching and research expertise in geologic hazards and risk relevant to our location on the Island of Hawaiʻi.

    The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research at the undergraduate level, including working with students from a variety of backgrounds and those from traditionally underrepresented groups. The successful candidate should be a collaborative investigator who will develop a research program that involves undergraduate students and augments the current expertise within the department. The ideal applicant will also be able to teach a broad range of courses throughout our curriculum including the development of new courses in geologic hazards and risk assessment with relevance to local communities.

    The UH Hilo Geology Department offers bachelor’s degrees in geology (BS and BA). In addition, the Geology Department serves as the home department for the BA degree in Natural Sciences. The department houses a teaching laboratory in petrology and a geoarchaeology lab with a ThermoNoran Quant’X EDXRF, a Phillips SEM with WDS and EDS, and an FTIR. Faculty also have access to facilities elsewhere on campus including an ICP and other instruments housed in the UH Hilo Analytical Laboratory, the UH Hilo Spatial Data and Analysis Laboratory, and a PulseEKKO ground penetrating radar. Faculty are encouraged to take advantage of the department’s collaborative relationship with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes (CSAV), and/or other local collaborators outside of the University.

    More information about the Department of Geology can be found at https://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/geology.

  • Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    Position Number: 83033, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences (CNHS), Department of Physics & Astronomy, full-time, tenure-track, general funds, permanent, nine-month faculty appointment to begin August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Instructor (Computer Science)
    Position Number: 84335, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, general funds, full-time, non-tenure-track, nine-month renewable-type appointment to begin approximately on August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a diverse student body, and a low student-to-faculty ratio. We are located in the colorful town of Hilo, which is surrounded by natural beauty on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi. Ten of the 14 world climate zones exist on the Island of Hawaiʻi, making it a living laboratory for the study of volcanoes, astronomy, agriculture, marine science, and other natural sciences. UH Hilo has consistently ranked #1 as one of the "Most Diverse National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Best Colleges Rankings. U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Colleges Rankings.

    The successful candidate will be able to make an impact on a small but dynamic CS department, and also have the opportunity to contribute to a growing and expanding data science program

  • Instructor of Administration of Justice REVISED
    Position Number: 86491T, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences Division, non-tenure-track, full-time, special funds, temporary, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

    The Department of Administration of Justice at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo invites applications for the position of Instructor of Administration of Justice.

  • Instructor of Nursing (Updated on 05/28/2024)
    Position Number: 82303 & 82577, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences, School of Nursing (SON), non-tenure track, full-time, general funds, permanent, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

  • Instructor of Spanish
    Position Number: 73322, Type: Faculty

    UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Division, European Languages Dept., non-tenure-track, full-time, general funds, permanent, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

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