Hawaii: University of Hawaii at Manoa seeks Assistant Professor

7 Mar

Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Agroecosystems and Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa seeks applicants for a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Dimensions of Agroecosystems and Natural Resources, to begin on August 1, 2011.

Full-time, 9-month, tenure-track academic position – 50% Research / 50% Teaching

An applicant with interest in an integrated systems approach (i.e. coupled human-nature systems approach) to understanding the linkages, interactions, and dynamics between natural environments, and ecosystems, and human systems for sustainable livelihoods is desired.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an extramurally-funded, active research program on human dimensions of natural resources, including such aspects as agroecosystems, human-nature conflicts, urban-rural interface, water security, ecosystem services, or sustainable systems; and to actively participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching which include developing and teaching a new undergraduate and/or graduate course in human dimensions of natural resources and/or ecosystem services, teaching/co-teaching core courses in the NREM undergraduate and/or graduate curriculums, and advising undergraduate and graduate students.

Review of applications will begin on March 28, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and contact information (name, telephone number, address, and email address) for three professional references to Natural Resources & Environmental Management, College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 1910 East West Road, Sherman 101, Honolulu, HI 96822.

For further information of the position, including minimum and desirable qualifications, please visit http://www.pers.hawaii.edu/wuh/search.aspx (Position Number 83142) or contact Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt (chanhalb@hawaii.edu <mailto:chanhalb@hawaii.edu>; +1-808-956-7530).

The University of Hawai/’/i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/ /institution. All qualified applicants will be considered, regardless of/ /race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability,/ /marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation or status as/ /a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Women, members of/ /minority groups, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged/ /to apply.

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