Assistant/Associate Professor of Hawaiian Studies
- Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
- University of Hawaii, Honolulu
- See Position Description
- Posted Date
- Mar 1, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, English & Literature, History, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Geography, Political Science & International Relations
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Number: 0083777
Hiring Unit: Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiʻinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
Location: UH Manoa
Date Posted: March 1, 2023
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins March 22, 2023
Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Funding: General Funds
Other conditions: Recruiting for one tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position to start August 1, 2023.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach assigned undergraduate and graduate courses at KCHS in at least one of the three following fields –Kukulu Aupuni, Kumu Kahiki, Moʻolelo ʻOiwi and which could include the introductory course of HWST 107.
- Develop and teach new courses in at least one of the three following fields – Kukulu Aupuni, Kumu Kahiki, Moʻolelo ʻOiwi.
- Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
- Participate on committees in charge of candidates for advanced degrees.
- Supervise independent study activities and off campus learning such as practicums and internships.
- Conduct and maintain an active research agenda in their field of expertise.
- Sustain strong community engagement/relations for teaching and research purposes.
- Participate in Departmental, School, and University committees.
- Provide service relevant to the individual's academic specialty to the university.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Assistant Professor Minimum Qualifications
- PhD or JD, from a college or university of recognized standing in a field of study closely related to, or focusing on, Hawaiian Ancestral Knowledge including but not limited to Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Economics, Education, English, Ethnobiology, Ethnobotany, Geography, Health, History, Indigenous/Native Studies and Politics, Law, Natural Resource Management, Planning, Public Health, and/or other areas may be considered based on candidates strengths. ABDs may be considered.
- Demonstrated ability and expertise in teaching and research that are related to KCHS areas of concentration.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize educational technology in teaching (in person and/or online).
- Demonstrated scholarly achievement and research experience including publication in Hawaiian Ancestral Knowledge.
- Considerable knowledge of ancestral, and historical topics in Hawaiʻi and the broader Moananuiakea.
- Proficiency in Hawaiian and English including the ability to translate and do research in Hawaiian.
- Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
- All minimum qualifications in the Assistant Professor rank plus minimum of four years of full-time college/university teaching at the rank of assistant professor (or equivalent), with evidence of increasing professional maturity.
- Demonstrate competence and experience teaching in higher education.
- Experience teaching courses in higher education in areas such as Hawaiian Studies, Kukulu Aupuni, Kumu Kahiki and/or Moʻolelo ʻOiwi topics.
- Demonstrated research in Hawaiian Ancestral Knowledge in the fields Kukulu Aupuni, Kumu Kahiki and/or Moʻolelo ʻOiwi.
- Ability to teach and develop new courses in one of the following concentrations: Kukulu Aupuni, Kumu Kahiki and/or Moʻolelo ʻOiwi.
- Ability to teach classes in Hawaiian, including the ability to translate and research in Hawaiian.
- Demonstrated ability in teaching in diverse modes and various formats (synchronous, asynchronous settings).
- Diverse experience in working with, and advocating for, the Hawaiian community on issues of history, land, culture, language and politics.
- Demonstrated ability to attract significant extramural funding and secure grants and contracts to build program base.
- Willingness to assume leadership roles within the department such as serving on departmental and university committees.
To Apply: Detailed instructions on how to apply can be found on our online job application system. Search on our job website for Hawaiian Studies and look for (#83777) Assistant/Associate Professor of Hawaiian Studies
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