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Associate Professor or Full Professor

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Honolulu, Hawaii
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM), College of Engineering (CoE), Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applicants for a full-time Associate Professor or Full Professor position, who have the leadership capacity and skill set to serve as the Mechanical Engineering Department Chair (position #85353), pending position clearance and availability of funds, to begin approximately August 1, 2023.


The position is open to all ME disciplines. Candidates in areas of Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering and/or Thermofluids are specifically encouraged to apply. Applicants should hold an equivalent rank for which they are applying.


The CoE is actively and purposely committed to considering a diverse applicant pool in terms of gender and gender identity, race, sexual orientation, culture, demographics, veteran status, and disability. The CoE values diversity, equity, and inclusion as integral components of a world-class education and research program and seeks to develop diversity within the profession through the education of minority and traditionally underrepresented groups.


The University of Hawaiʻi is a Carnegie R1 university and is recognized as a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant university. UHM is engaged in building a culturally diverse educational environment with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The CoE offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and its undergraduate programs are ABET accredited. For more information on the college, please visit


All applications received prior to March 5, 2023 will receive full consideration but the review process will continue until the position is filled. Applications will continue to be accepted, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Only electronic applications are accepted.


Applicants shall submit: (1) a cover letter specifying the position and the research area(s); (2) a statement on research interests, activities, and plans; (3) a statement on teaching philosophy, interests, and plans; (4) a statement on leadership skills and plans; (5) a statement of contribution to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; (6) a curriculum vitae detailing research and teaching accomplishments; and (7) the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of at least four professional references. Finalists must be prepared to submit unofficial copies of graduate transcripts of terminal degree. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment.


Applicants are invited to apply via online at


Inquiries: Dr. Yi Zuo (, Chair of the Screening Committee.

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