As part of a strategic interdisciplinary initiative focused on marine coastal sustainability, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) in the College of Social Sciences, and the Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) in the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa invite applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track permanent appointment at the rank of assistant professor [position number 0084838 (0.75 FTE) and 0085952 (0.25 FTE)], to begin August 1st, 2020, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. We seek highly qualified candidates with expertise in the human dimensions of coastal management, planning and policy. Candidates should have a broad understanding of current and emerging environmental policy issues, with strong expertise in research methods. To facilitate cross-campus collaborations and outreach, this will be a joint appointment between DURP (0.75 FTE) and Sea Grant (0.25 FTE), with the locus of tenure in DURP.

Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Develop a research agenda that strengthens DURP's environmental planning stream and supports coastal management research in Hawai'i and the Asia-Pacific region; 2) teach courses in the master's and Ph.D. curriculums and · contribute to undergraduate curriculum development; supervise and mentor students; 3) teach in and contribute to the development of a new BA program to be offered jointly by the Public Policy Center, Public  Administration Program, and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; 4) seek extramural funding and publish research in peer reviewed journals; 5) provide service to the departments, college/school, and the university; and 6) conduct extension and outreach activities that enable communities in Hawai'i and the broader Asia-Pacific region to advance their coastal management and environmental planning endeavors. Other duties as assigned by the DURP chair and/or Sea Grant director.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in planning or a closely related field from an accredited college, university or foreign equivalent; ABDs will be considered only if all degree requirements will be met before August 1, 2020; ABDs must submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that the dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed prior to the date of hire; demonstrated experience and knowledge in one or more of these areas: coastal management, coastal hazards, climate change adaptation, urban development and environmental quality, urban ecology; demonstrated ability to effectively teach courses on coastal management and environmental planning and policy, and to mentor students.

Desirable qualifications: Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed research; demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding; ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team in cooperative, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary  endeavors; research and experience in coastal zone issues such as climate change adaptation, ecosystem services, coastal storms, hazard mitigation, and mitigating near-shore marine pollution; research and/or relevant experience in Hawai'i and the Asia Pacific Region; expertise in research methods including, but not limited to, survey sampling and research, statistical and econometric analysis, Geographic Information System (GIS), and in the human dimensions of ocean/coastal management, planning, or policy.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.To Apply:

Electronic applications only to and search for Position Number 84838 (.75 FTE DURP) and 85952 (.25 Sea Grant) job# (2019-01081) to submit an application. A complete application package includes a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae (signed and dated), statement of teaching interests, sample course syllabus (if applicable, to be uploaded to the "Add supplemental attachment" section of the document uploads), and contact information for three professional references. Finalists must be prepared to submit student evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts. Copies of transcripts are acceptable, = but the official transcripts will be required upon hire. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Questions: Associate Professor Priyam Das, Department Chair, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Continuous Recruitment: Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.