- Anticipated to begin January, 2017, pending availability of funds. With two tenure track sustainability faculty positions and fourteen sustainability specific courses, the UH Maui College Sustainable Science Management (SSM) program is providing leadership in sustainability science higher education. The program has begun receiving students from the mainland and internationally.
- This position will be primarily responsible for teaching lower and upper division courses in the SSM program, all in the interdisciplinary context which defines contemporary sustainability education.
- Help with continued development of the SSM four-year BAS degree program curriculum; including courses, outcomes and assessment strategies, service-learning and internship opportunities.
- Advising and counseling students, and assisting in campus-related activities; 4) participating in faculty/administrative committees, community service, and in-service training; and 5) maintaining an approved program of professional development and/or applied research in the field.
- The position may require assignments involving distance education and Maui Nui outreach (e.g. Moloka’i, Lana’i, and Hana) classes could be assigned as part of workload.
- 1) A Master’s degree or higher in sustainability science studies, interdisciplinary education and/or sustainable systems thinking programs or related field; 2) a doctorate must be completed before tenure can be granted; and 3) related experience with interdisciplinary or sustainable technology/project implementation.
- 1) An earned Doctorate in a sustainability-related field from an accredited institution; 2) five years of effective performance at the college Instructor level, or equivalent, including experience in sustainability studies curriculum development; and 3) related experience with interdisciplinary or sustainable technology/project implementation.
- 1) Desirable Qualifications listed as 1– 8 for Assistant Professor, plus 9) a PhD or terminal degree in a sustainability related field and, 10) experience of one year or more of effective performance at the Instructor level or equivalent.
- 1) A demonstrated understanding of contemporary sustainability science principles, 2) proven work experience/education with clean energy technology systems, comprehensive water resource management, ocean systems, sustainable/organic agriculture systems or other fields pertinent to the SSM program; 3) evidence of high quality teaching and potential for conducting relevant scholarly and applied research; 4) experience in transdisciplinary approaches and working with businesses, public and private agencies; 5) work or research experience with, or a demonstrated understanding of the application of principles and education-related opportunities for sustainability in and island setting, 6) the ability to interact effectively in a multicultural setting and with students of diverse ages and backgrounds; 7) demonstrated experience developing curriculum and/or teaching sustainability related coursework, most preferably at the upper division level; and 8) the ability to teach coursework in other related programs as may be required.
- UH Maui College – Human Resources
- 310 Kaahumanu Avenue
- Kahului, HI 96732
- Jonathan McKee; 808-984-3213; [email protected]
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