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Company Name:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Job Function:Education/Teaching
Job Type:Full-Time
Job Duration:Indefinite
Min Education:Ph.D.
Min Experience:None
Required Travel:None

Title: Assistant Professor (Coastal Engineering & Hydraulics)
Position Number: 0084548
Hiring Unit: College of Engineering – Civil & Environmental Engineering
Date Posted: TBD
Closing Date: Continuous – application review begins January 15, 2018
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Funding: General Funds

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is accepting applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure track, faculty position, pending position clearance and availability of funds. To begin approximately August 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible. The University of Hawai‘i is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited. Current enrollment is approximately 300 undergraduate and 60 graduate students with 16 faculty members. For more information on the department, please visit

Duties and Responsibilities
To engage in teaching, research, and professional service activities under the missions of the CEE department and the University;

to conduct scholarly research with competitive external funding support;

to participate in teaching CEE undergraduate and graduate courses in applied mechanics, hydrodynamics, coastal and hydraulic engineering;

to develop and teach new courses in emerging areas of sustainable coastal engineering in the field of expertise;

to serve on departmental, college and University academic and professional committees;

and to perform related tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
An earned Ph.D. (ABD will be considered; degree must be earned before date of hire) in civil engineering or a closely related field, specializing in the area of coastal engineering and hydraulics.

Demonstrated ability as a teacher.

Demonstrated research productivity and publication of scholarly materials.

Desirable Qualifications
Research focused on the following thrust areas in coastal engineering as applicable to the state of Hawaii and Pacific islands such as coastal water quality modeling, pollution mitigation and management; (b) prediction and mitigation of natural and man-made hazards, sustainable coastal development; (c) utilization of coastal resources for development of aquaculture or renewable energy, and (d) eco-hydrology, eco-hydraulics, and hydro-informatics.

Ability and willingness to conduct teaching and research in an interdisciplinary setting.

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Applicants must submit (1) a cover letter specifying the position and the research area; (2) a statement of their research interests, activities, and plans; (3) a statement on their teaching philosophy, interests, and plans; (4) a curriculum vitae detailing research and teaching accomplishments; (5) up to 4 copies of relevant publications; (transcripts evidencing highest degree earned or coursework to time of application if ABD (photocopies/web versions are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts will be required upon hire); and (7) the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of 4 professional references.

Dr. Panos Prevedouros,
Professor and chairman

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