University of Hawaii - Manoa, History
Assistant Professor, History of Hawai'i
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Hawaii, United States|
The Department of History in the College of Arts, Languages & Letters at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship (position number 84264), to begin Fall 2023, pending availability of funds. The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a leading institution for the study of Hawai’i, Asia, and the Pacific, and the Department of History is committed to furthering UH Mānoa’s mission as a Native Hawaiian place of learning. W e are looking for a talented colleague with evidence of strong research capabilities, research proficiency in the Hawaiian language, and demonstrated ability in Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) history and historiography. The ideal colleague has the demonstrated ability to develop and teach innovative courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and can work collaboratively with diverse groups of students and faculty. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in critical, theoretical, and methodological approaches ranging from comparative and cultural perspectives to Indigenous epistemologies.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach lower-division undergraduate survey courses in Hawaiian, Pacific, US, and/or world history;
- Teach upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses in area(s) of specialization;
- Supervise MA and PhD students;
- Participate in graduate committees;
- Conduct research and publish in areas of specialization;
- Perform department and university service work;
- Work collaboratively and collegially with diverse groups of students and faculty;
- Other duties as assigned by the department chair.
- Research proficiency in Hawaiian language;
- PhD in history, or a related discipline from a college or university of recognized standing, with demonstrated ability in Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) history and historiography (ABD will be considered, but evidence must be provided that all requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2023);
- Evidence of strong research capabilities.
- Expertise in one of a variety of critical, theoretical, and methodological approaches ranging from comparative and cultural perspectives to indigenous epistemologies;
- Active engagement in community service, and interest in furthering UH Mānoa’s mission as a Native Hawaiian place of learning.
- Demonstrated ability to support the university’s mission of diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach the following required documents:
- Cover letter describing experience and qualifications;
- Academic transcripts showing highest degree received (copies are acceptable but official transcripts required at the time of hire);
- List of professional references from whom letters of recommendation will be requested by the applicant.
Three confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed directly by the letter writers to email@example.com. Please let your references know to submit the letters directly; invitations / links will not be sent.
Additional materials (e.g. teaching samples, published work) may be requested at a later date.
Inquiries: Dr. Shana J. Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 956-4222.
|Primary Category:||Indigenous Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies