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.

  • The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

    Faculty Member in Oceanography – Biological Oceanography Division

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    The Department of Oceanography is inviting applications for an 11-month, 100% FTE with State funding for 9-months, tenure-track faculty position in Biological Oceanography at the rank of Associate Professor. We seek an individual with interests and research experience in the fields of microbial oceanography and biogeochemistry, and the ability to lead the Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT) program, a long-term oceanographic observation program at Station ALOHA that was established in 1988. The successful candidate will also 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 May 01, 2017

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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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