Assistant Professor, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Education and Leadership

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Title: Assistant Professor (Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Education and Leadership)

Position Number: 0083954

Hiring Unit: College of Education, Department of Curriculum Studies

Location: Manoa
Date Posted: November 16, 2018

Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins December 07, 2018
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Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Monthly Type: 9 Month

Tenure Track: Tenure

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions:
  • General or Special funds, contingent upon position clearance, department needs, and fund availability. Appointment to begin August 2019. Selectee is required to complete the COE New Faculty orientation in the first year, Title IX training, and pass a criminal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach courses in the Curriculum Studies Department’s diverse programs including face-to-face, on-line, and hybrid courses;
  2. Contribute to the uniqueness of the University of Hawaii as a Hawaiian place of learning;
  3. Provide expertise and leadership in Native Hawaiian and Indigenous education;
  4. Provide expertise in interdisciplinary education, particularly in the intersection of leadership, education, aloha 'aina, and sustainability;
  5. Contribute to the preservice teacher education programs in the Institute for Teacher Education and/or assisting in field supervision;
  6. Collaborate with other units/schools/colleges and community organizations;
  7. Advise and mentor students in master’s and doctoral programs;
  8. Develop and maintain an active program of research and publication;
  9. Actively participate in accreditation and program review activities and ongoing improvement of programs;
  10. Provide service to the Department, College, University, public and private schools and broader communities;
  11. Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. An earned doctorate prior to start date in education or related field from an accredited institution;
  2. At least one year of experience teaching at post-secondary level;
  3. Strong background in Native Hawaiian and Indigenous education and leadership;
  4. Evidence of emerging research agenda related to Native Hawaiian and Indigenous education and leadership;
  5. Experience working with Native Hawaiian, Indigenous, and other community-based organizations in education;
  6. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated.

Desirable Qualifications
  1. Strong foundation in Hawaiian history and cultures;
  2. Hawaiian languages fluency;
  3. Strong foundation in aloha 'aina and/or sustainability education;
  4. Experience in developing post-secondary programs and/or courses;
  5. Successful experience(s) teaching post-secondary education courses, as evidenced in student course evaluations or other documentation;
  6. PK-12 teaching experience;
  7. Experience collaborating with university/school partnerships, professional development and/or professional learning communities;
  8. Knowledge, experience, or research agenda to contribute to the uniqueness of the University as a Hawaiian place of learning;
  9. Experience working with diverse communities and demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice.

To Apply:
To apply, visit and search for Job Number 2018-00867 or 0083954 to submit an application.
  1. Patricia Halagao; 808-956-9295;

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