Assistant Professor in Ocean/Marine Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Jan. 31)

2019-01-15T16:04:03+00:00 January 15, 2019|

The Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering, School of Earth and Ocean Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for three full-time, tenure-track assistant professor positions in the area of Ocean/Marine Engineering.

The successful candidates are expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, develop and conduct extramurally funded research projects, publish research in peer reviewed journals and in other forms as appropriate, and participate in departmental, university and professional activities.

Applicants should have (1) a PhD degree in Ocean/Marine Engineering or a closely related discipline received no later than January 31, 2019, (2) demonstrated ability as a teacher and student mentor, (3) demonstrated capability for high quality research, (4) excellent communication skills, and (5) experience in coastal engineering, offshore engineering, ocean resources engineering, underwater vehicles, or oceanographic instrumentation. Additionally, it is desirable for applicants to have established extramurally funded projects and have practical and/or professional experience and licensing.

For complete job descriptions, go to and search for job numbers 0088488 (offshore ocean engineering), 0085926 (underwater robotics, autonomous surface and underwater vehicles, ocean instrumentation, or related topics), and 0085983 (general ocean engineering).

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to ( as a single PDF file that must include: (1) a detailed resume/CV; (2) external citation report (preferably via Web of Science); (3) teaching and research plans; (4) copies of three relevant publications; (5) transcripts (copies acceptable with application, official document upon hire); (6) names, addresses, and contact information including e-mail addresses of at least three professional references.

Completed applications will be reviewed beginning January 31, 2019, open until filled.

The Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering (ORE) of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is a graduate department offering MS and PhD degrees with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate students, conducting extramurally funded research, and publishing scholarly materials. The ABET-accredited academic program includes coastal engineering, offshore engineering, ocean resources engineering, oceanographic instrumentation, and interdisciplinary studies. Additional information can be found at: