Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Professor and Chair of Botany

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

The Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa is seeking a dynamic individual with a record of excellence in research and teaching, with administrative experience to lead the department forward as Department Chair and Professor. The Botany Department includes 15 faculty and 60 graduate students from a diverse backgrounds and offers unparalleled opportunities for botanical research in both marine and terrestrial ecosystems. The successful candidate will be appointed as Professor of Botany and have a renewable 3-year appointment as Chair. This is an 11-month tenurable position to begin August 1, 2012, pending administrative authorization to fill.


Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in botany or related field, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, possess a record of successful research support, a minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of associate professor or equivalent, attained significant recognition by the community of scholars in his or her discipline and shown leadership skills and experience with academic administration. Desirable qualifications: A minimum of four years at the rank of professor or equivalent.


The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program that complements the department and our unique location and to serve as Chair of the Department of Botany. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate courses.

To apply:

Application packets should be sent electronically as a single pdf file to botany@hawaii.edu with cc to sterling@hawaii.edu and hard copies to follow addressed to: Chair Search Committee, Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, St John 101, Honolulu, HI 96822. Application packet should consist of a letter application, curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, statements of research, teaching and administrative experience and philosophies, referee names and contacts, official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts required upon hire) and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to be sent to Chair Search Committee, Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, St John 101, Honolulu, HI 96822. Inquiries: Dr. Sterling Keeley, sterling@hawaii.edu.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

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