School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa

2013 SOEST Young Investigator Program

SOEST Young Investigators Program logo. The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) invites applications for multiple Assistant Researcher positions. These one-year, non-tenurable, faculty positions may be renewed for a second year, and will begin in 2013 or as mutually agreed. SOEST is seeking junior scientists and engineers with outstanding abilities in any of the following disciplines: ocean, earth, atmospheric, planetary and materials science; marine biology; marine biotechnology; renewable energy; or ocean and resources engineering. The number of positions is subject to availability of funds.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have received their doctoral degrees no earlier than 2010 and no later than the appointment date.

Salary: SOEST salary of $60,000 at 75% FTE plus research support of $3,000 per year. This may be supplemented with extramural funding (for a total salary up to $80,000 at 100% FTE). Salary is subject to collective bargaining adjustments.

Applications for this position should include a current curriculum vitae; a two-to-four page statement of proposed research activity; and letters of recommendation from three references familiar with the candidate’s qualifications, accomplishments and research potential. Letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees before the closing date.

All correspondence should be addressed to:

  • Dr. Alexander Shor, Associate Dean for Research
  • School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • 1680 East-West Road, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822

For information about SOEST and the research carried out at the School, see our web site at

Closing date: 31 January 2013

The University of Hawai‘i is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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