Dear ECNers,

Please share this with any potentially interested colleagues and acquaintances. The UH Insect Museum is a rapidly growing resource and this position would hopefully include active participation in the Museum.  

Title:                          Assistant Professor in Entomology (I3)

Hiring Unit:                University of Hawaii, Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences

Position FTE:              60% Instruction, 40% Research

Location:                     Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Closing date:               Continuous – application review begins 

Monthly Type:            9 month

Tenure Track:              Tenure track

Full Time/Part Time:  Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent                                                                              


Other Conditions:

            To begin approximately Aug 2019or soon thereafter. For best consideration, all application materials should be received by Jan 15, 2019.


Duties and Responsibilities:Contribute to an excellent departmental undergraduate teaching program and Entomology graduate program by teaching the following courses: PEPS 250 (World of Insects), General Entomology (PEPS 363 and 363L) yearly;  Foundations of Pest Management (PEPS 421) every other year; an appropriate graduate course identified as meeting program needs, such as Insect Physiology, or Insect Identification (taxonomy) every other year; and sharing responsibility periodically for a discussion/seminar and a departmental graduate seminar. 


Contribute to program assessment efforts, advise and mentor graduate students, develop a successful research program in fields including but not limited to evolution, management, ecology, physiology or behavior of insects. 


Provide service to the college, university, and community, and perform other faculty duties as required. 


Minimum Qualifications:


Earneddoctorate with research experience in Entomology as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Successful experience in instruction at the college level, as evidenced by written or web-based course materials, reports, references, and/or positive student evaluations.


Desirable Qualifications:


Research experience with insects as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience in course and/orprogram development,and assessment.  Demonstrated success in obtaining extramural funding. Evidence of self-improvement in the area of instruction, such as participation in relevant courses, seminars, or other programs.


To Apply:


Submit the following to the address listed below: 1) Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) official university transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire); and 4) names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three persons who will provide confidential letters of reference. Electronic submission of application materials is preferred, to [log in to unmask]


Application address:


Search Committee Chair, Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3050 Maile Way Gilmore  310, Honolulu, HI 96822. 


Inquiries:  Dr. Mark Wright; [log in to unmask]


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