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Associate Professor of Biosciences and Director of Microscopy Core Facility
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2022
Title Associate Professor of Biosciences and Director of Microscopy Core Facility
University University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI, United States
Department Pacific Biosciences Research Center
Application Deadline Mar. 2, 2022
Position Start Date August 2022
  • Associate Professor
  • Natural Sciences
    Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - General

The Pacific Biosciences Research Center (PBRC), an Organized Research Unit at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in PBRC. We seek applicants whose research focuses on fundamental questions in the life sciences. A component of this position will be the management of an existing, high-quality Microscopy Core Facility, which is housed in our new Life Sciences Building. The successful candidate will join a faculty with diverse research interests spanning cellular and molecular biology, developmental biology, neurobiology, host-microbe interactions, evolutionary biology, ecology and environmental microbiomes, with an emphasis on the terrestrial and marine biota of Hawaii and the Pacific. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field, a record of outstanding research productivity, evidenced by publications in major international journals and extramural federal funding, and have a minimum of two years university experience at the rank of associate professor or equivalent. Experience in the research applications of electron and advanced light microscopy is also expected. Teaching responsibilities will include a minimum of one course per year. Desirable qualifications include an interest in developing a collaborative research program that would take advantage of the department’s focus on the Hawaiian biota, the potential for synergy with researchers in the Integrative Center for Environmental Microbiomes and Human Health (ICEMHH) and the Center for Microbiome Analysis through Island Knowledge and Investigation (C-MAIKI) within PBRC, and the capacity to secure funding for major instrumentation. Additional details can be found under position no. 86185 at: To apply, please submit as a concatenated pdf through NeoGov that includes: a cover letter indicating your research and teaching interests and how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; a detailed resume; three publications; and the names and contact information (including email address) for three professional references. Review of applications will begin March 2, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

  • The University of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

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Contact Information

  • Joanne Yew
    Pacific Biosciences Research Center
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    1993 East West Road
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • 808-956-5870


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