Overview

UH Hilo, College of Natural & Health Sciences, position number 86489T, non-tenure track, full-time, special funds, temporary, nine-month appointment, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo is a highly diversified, regional university, part of the University of Hawai`i system. Scholarship and research are an important part of faculty work and student engagement, but the primary focus is on providing high-quality baccalaureate and limited postgraduate education. The Physics and Astronomy Department at UHH offers a B.S. in Astronomy and B.A. in Physics. Faculty have access to the entire suite of observational facilities on the summit of Mauna Kea through a competition-based process. UHH has close working connections with `Imiloa Astronomy Center, headquarters of all Mauna Kea observatories, and the Institute for Astronomy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities include nine credits (typically three courses) per term, two of which will be freshman courses, with specific focus to be determined by the candidate. We are interested in candidates who would also teach introductory or advanced courses in the general areas of Physics or Astronomy.

Minimum qualifications:

Doctoral level degree from an accredited university in astronomy, physics or closely related field. Teaching experience (classroom and/or laboratory) in astronomy and/or physics and a track record in research in areas of physics, astronomy, or physics education.

Desirable qualifications:

Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Success in securing extramural grants. Experience in community outreach activities. Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse student, university and community population.

Pay Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

For a complete description, application instructions and to submit an application, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu and search for #86489T or Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy. 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: Dr. Marianne Takamiya (takamiya@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-932-7194) or Dr. Pierre Martin (rpm33@hawaii.edu, phone: 808 932-7028).

Please refer to position #86489T when making inquiries.

University of Hawai`i at Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans.