Jobs & Employment

With nearly 1,000 employees, supporting 13 units and dozens of programs, SOEST is always hiring.

SOEST employs a wide range of academic, technical, administrative, and support staff, covering nearly all disciplines of Earth, ocean, and planetary sciences.  Most positions are based at the Manoa campus of the School, though sea-going positions, and positions on other islands and on the U.S. mainland are frequently available.

Advertisement for faculty positions and some graduate assistant positions is managed centrally through the Work at UH Portal.

Institutional research support positions, and project-based research, technical, and administrative positions, are managed through the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i.

Administrative, maintenance and facility support, and financial services positions can be found through the University Civil Service job listings.

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    Faculty Member in Oceanography – Marine Geology and Geochemistry Division

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    The Department of Oceanography within SOEST is inviting applications for a tenure-track 11-month faculty position in Marine Geochemistry at the rank of Full Professor, with 9 months of State funding annually. We seek an individual with expertise and research experience in the fields of marine inorganic carbon observations, air-sea CO2 fluxes, seawater chemistry, and global carbon cycling. The successful candidate is expected to develop outstanding teaching/educational programs, including classroom instruction and contributions to both the graduate Oceanography and undergraduate Global Environmental Science (GES) programs.

    Application End Date: Continuous – application review begins August 15, 2017

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    Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Oceanography: Physical Oceanography

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    The Department of Oceanography within SOEST is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physical Oceanography at the rank of Assistant Professor, with 9 months of State funding annually. We seek an individual with expertise and research experience in the field of physical oceanography, with an emphasis on the causes and impacts of sea-level rise and variability. The successful candidate is expected to serve as Director of the UH Sea Level Center, establish a cutting edge research program, and develop outstanding teaching/educational programs, including classroom instruction and contributions to both the graduate Oceanography and undergraduate Global Environmental Science (GES) programs.

    Application End Date: Review of applications will begin on 10 September 2017, and will continue until the position has been filled.

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