UH Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, full-time, general funds, tenure-track, nine-month type appointment, to begin August 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funding.
Duties: Teach graduate and undergraduate anthropology courses with a specialty in museum studies with an emphasis on community-based collections management and material conservation; develop an active program of research that would incorporate the management of collections in the department of anthropology at UH Hilo; provide service to the department including advising students and mentoring student clubs; and contribute to program development, including close collaboration with the North Hawai`i Education and Research Center's (NHERC) Heritage Center and 'Imiloa Astronomy Center.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD at the time of application from an accredited college or university in Anthropology or a related field with a primary focus on museum studies. Demonstrated expertise in developing and managing collections in indigenous and multicultural communities. Evidence of good teachings skills.
Desirable Qualification: Evidence of successful college level teaching in a multicultural environment. Qualitative and quantitative skills; commitment to a program in empirical research and education; skills complementing those of existing faculty for contributing to a Heritage Management MA degree program focused on the Pacific Islands; and ability to contribute to the Pacific Islands Studies Certificate Program.
To apply: A complete application must include: cover letter describing research interests and teaching philosophy; a curriculum vitae; official transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies of official transcripts are acceptable); and contact information (including email) of at least three (3) current references. All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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Application Deadline: First review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
UH Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans
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The University of Hawai`i at Hilo is located on the "Big Island" of Hawai`i, and is largely an undergraduate campus with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students. There are 60 undergraduate majors, five full-time anthropology faculty, and four part-time faculty.