Assistant Professor of Pacific History (#82847) Position Description

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

UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine- month type appointment, to begin approximately January 2024, pending position clearance and funding.


Teach undergraduate courses within the major and GE, including the two semester survey sequence in World History. Offer undergraduate courses in Pacific history (survey and area of specialization). Contribute to history program courses in historiography and research methods. Contribute to Pacific Islands Studies Certificate. Maintain an active agenda of scholarly research and publication. Participate in service work, fulfill other duties assigned by the department chair. Serve on appropriate department, college, and university committees, and contribute to department activities

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in History (or related discipline) by December 31, 2023, from an accredited college or university. Experience teaching Pacific, Hawaiian, AND/OR World history.

Desirable Qualifications

Ph.D. in History (with Pacific specialty) from an accredited college or university; Graduate field in Pacific History, with experience teaching Pacific or Hawaiian History; AND/OR experience teaching World History, AND/OR experience teaching historical methods and research courses, AND/OR experience teaching public history. Research proficiency in a Pacific language, with evidence of strong research capabilities. Professional experience with Public History

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

For application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for position #82847 or Assistant Professor, Pacific History. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Kerri Inglis;

Please refer to position #82847 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous - application review begins on or about August 28, 2023 and will continue until filled

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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