Hiring Unit: Center
on the Family, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources,
University of Hawaii
Closing Date: Continuous
– application review begins September 09, 2013
Monthly Type: 11
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full/Part Time: Full
begin January 2014, for best consideration all application materials
should be submitted by September 09, 2013.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design and conduct integrated
research and outreach projects in areas relating to the well-being of
families in Hawaii and consistent with the mission of the Center. Examples
of relevant content areas include, but are not limited to: family economic
well-being, economic inequality, family economic policy, human capital,
intergenerational resource exchange, and health economics.
- Implement an outreach plan to
complement the economic research agenda, e.g., develop and disseminate
fact sheets, policy reports, or other educational resources; conduct
program evaluations or cost-benefit analyses; conduct workshops and/or
seminars for public stakeholders.
- Provide leadership and guidance
to Center projects involving economic issues.
- Publish in academic journals.
- Secure extramural funds.
- As a member of COF’s Data Center
team, (a) develop socio-economic indicators that support data-informed
decision making and programming; (b) participate in relevant strategic
planning; and (c) represent the Data Center with government and community
- Teach one 3-credit course per
- Provide service to the University
- Doctoral degree in economics or a related field
from a college or university of recognized standing; ABD candidates
may be considered, but all degree requirements must be completed at
the time of hire.
- Expertise in econometrics and research methods.
- Evidence of a programmatic research and/or outreach
- Ability to independently design research projects
and generate research reports, publications, and grant proposals.
- Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
- Ability to conduct effective presentations and
workshops for academic and community audiences.
- Strong interpersonal skills including the ability
to effectively interact with students and project assistants, participate
on interdisciplinary teams, work with community stakeholders, and collaborate
with persons from diverse backgrounds.
- A content area specialty relating to the Center’s
mission of supporting and strengthening families in Hawai‘i.
- Record of academic and/or applied publication.
- Success in grantsmanship.
- Evidence of strong teaching performance.
- Ability to identify social issues and conceptualize
approaches to ameliorating challenges faced by families.
an application via email to the Search Committee Chair. The application
includes a letter of application describing the applicant’s fit with
this position; curriculum vitae; copies of official university transcripts;
samples of professional writing and scholarly work; and the name, address,
phone number, and email address of three (3) persons who will provide
confidential letters of reference. Arrange to have the three (3) letters
of reference sent to the Search Committee Chair by the best consideration
see complete description and application instructions at: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/17816/2165837/1/postdate/desc
Ji-Yeon Kim, Search Committee Chair, 808-956-2246, firstname.lastname@example.org