Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences (Pos No 0083305)
Honolulu, HI
Job Type
Full-Time Permanent
University of Hawai’i at Manoa – College of Natural Sciences – School of Life Sciences
Job Number
4/15/2022 11:59 PM Hawaii
Position Number:
 Title:                                     Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
Position #:                             0083305
Hiring Unit:                           College of Natural Sciences, School of Life Sciences
Location:                               Manoa Campus
Date Posted:                        03/25/2022
Closing Date:                       04/15/2022
Salary Information:              Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:                      9-Month
Tenure Track:                       Tenure-track
Full Time/Part Time:             Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:        Permanent
Other Conditions:
To begin August 01, 2022, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
The School of Life Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year to conduct research and instruction in microbiology. Start-up package will commensurate with qualifications and research needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Research interests may include any discipline within microbiology. Teaching responsibilities will include an introductory undergraduate course with a laboratory, developing an upper division undergraduate course with a laboratory such as bacterial genetics, bacterial physiology, or virology, and a graduate course in the applicant’s area of specialty. Additional responsibilities include rendering relevant service to the professional community, participating in curriculum development activities, participating on committees, and performing other related tasks as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related field by the time of the appointment, with research experience in Microbiology. Applicants should have an outstanding research record, an ability to lead a research program involving students and postdocs, an ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and a strong potential for securing external funding.
Desirable Qualifications:
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in teaching and research.
To Apply:
Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents. Applicant must submit the following: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae (including bibliography), (3) names and contact emails of three references, (4) statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and (5) plans for research funding. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 15, 2022.
Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Official transcripts will be required if selected to fill the position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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Clifford Morden, Interim Director, School of Life Sciences, [email protected]

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