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  • Assistant Professor in Coastal Engineering
    Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Title: Assistant Professor (Coastal Engineering)
    Position Number: 0084548
    Hiring Unit: College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
    Location: Manoa (Honolulu)
    Date Posted: 05/09/2018
    Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins September 17, 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

    Other Conditions
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure-track, faculty position, pending position clearance and availability of funds. To begin approximately January 1, 2019 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 50 graduate students with 18 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, which includes:

    Teaching CEE undergraduate and graduate courses in applied mechanics, hydrodynamics, coastal and hydraulic engineering;
    Developing and teaching new courses in emerging areas of sustainable coastal engineering in the field of expertise;
    Conducting scholarly research with competitive external funding support;
    Serving on departmental, college and University academic and professional committees; and
    Performing 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.
    Potential to obtain competitive research grants.
    Excellent communication skills for meeting and conferring with others.

    Desirable Qualifications

    Research focused on the following thrust areas in coastal engineering as applicable to the state of Hawai'i and Pacific islands such as (a) 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.

    To Apply
    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 vita detailing research and teaching accomplishments; (5) up to 4 copies of relevant publications; (6) 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.

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    Dr. Panos Prevedouros, Professor and Department Chair,

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