• Assistant Professor, Human Geography (Hawaii)

Assistant Professor, Human Geography with specialization in geopolitics or environmental governance
Department of Geography, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

position #084917

9-month appointment, permanent, general funds, full time, tenure track

to begin August 1, 2014, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise undergraduate and graduate students; conduct an active research program; publish research results; seek extramural funding; engage departmental, university, and professional activities.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Geography or allied field from an accredited college, university or foreign equivalent, record of scholarly achievement as evidenced by teaching, publications, and research.

Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Upload all application materials to http://surveys.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/ework/. Send curriculum vitae, cover letter stating how you satisfy the minimum qualifications, statement summarizing your teaching and research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The names and contact information for three references should be submitted.
Inquiries: Dr. Krisna Suryanata, (808) 956-7384, email: krisnawa@hawaii.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will be given priority. EEO/AA Employer.
Department and University Background: The Department of Geography celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2012 and currently has fifteen faculty members with expertise across the breadth of the discipline. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental geography, human geography, and geographic technologies. Our students regularly win research grants and awards and over 300 graduates have pursued careers in academia, government service, NGOs, and in the private sector. Department website: http://www.geography.hawaii.edu/
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is the only research intensive (R-1) university in Hawai‘i and one of only a handful of land grant, sea grant, and space grant universities in the United States. The university has an extensive library collection, including a world class Asia Collection. The East-West Center, which is adjacent to campus, provides many opportunities for funding and collaboration with other scholars from the Asia-Pacific region. UH is located in the lush Mānoa Valley of Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Honolulu is a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse city of approximately 800,000 with all the amenities of a large American city.

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