Job Opening

Dean of SOEST

University of Hawaii

Posted: 06/10/2022

Open Until: 10/21/2022

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) seeks a motivated, dynamic, experienced, and visionary leader to serve as Dean of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). The successful candidate has an exciting opportunity to contribute to this community-serving university grounded in a Native Hawaiian place of learning, and guide the School to greater excellence in research, education, and service to its students, the Hawai‘i community, and beyond.
Established in 1988, the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) is a world-class research and academic institution focused on informing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. Situated in Honolulu, HI, SOEST is geographically advantaged with outstanding and unique access to deep oceans, land biomes, space resources as well as indigenous knowledge, and features world-renowned faculty and staff. SOEST is globally recognized as a premier institution for research and education in the life sciences and geosciences. SOEST brings together four academic departments, eight research units, several federal cooperative programs, and support facilities of the highest quality in the nation to meet today’s challenges related to the oceans, Earth, atmosphere, planetary, human and environmental interactions and emerging technologies.

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Nominations, inquiries, and applications are being accepted for this position. Review of applications will begin on or about June 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit an application by June 28, 2022. To apply, please visit and search for Position Number 89288.

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