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Assistant Professor, Teaching Education (Literacy Education & Methods), Position No. 82556

University of Hawaii at Hilo
Indian, ME
Closing date
Mar 21, 2023

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Assistant Professor, Teacher Education (Literacy Education & Methods), Position Number 82556, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, general funds, full-time tenure-track, nine-month appointment to begin August 1, 2023.

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is the most diverse four-year public university in the United States, located in a geographically diverse and mixed-use island community. The UH Hilo School of Education provides in-person pre-service and in-service teachers with high quality, integrated, inquiry-and-field-based professional development, serves as a resource to area educators teaching in a culturally rich and diverse setting and conducts as well as guides action research to expand knowledge of teaching and learning. The School offers an undergraduate certificate in Educational Studies, a Master of Arts in Teaching program which leads to initial licensure in the State of Hawaiʻi, and a Master of Education program in Teacher Leadership for in-service teachers.


Teach undergraduate and graduate campus-based and web-based courses in teaching methods, K-12 literacy, and other areas as needed and assigned; advise students; supervise teacher candidates in schools; engage in curriculum development, program assessment, and accreditation; engage in scholarly work and publication; perform service to the institution and discipline; and engage in partnerships with schools, education agencies, out of school (OST) programs, and the Hawaiʻi Department of Education.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have 1) Ph.D. or Ed.D. at the time of appointment; 2) a minimum of three years in K-12 classroom teaching; and 3) demonstrated ability to teach in the following areas: Literacy Education and Teaching Methods; 4) evidence of the ability to establish a productive research agenda or publications.

Desirable Qualifications

Evidence of 1) Successful experience in working with various schools in Hawaiʻi K-12 systems or other school systems with diverse populations; 2) successful experience with school accreditation or program evaluation; and 3) ability to teach teacher education courses in literacy or English Language Arts at the secondary level; 4) experience mentoring, coaching or supervising students; and 5) experience with culture-based or place-based teaching.

Pay Range

Commensurate with training and experience

To Apply: For a complete description, and application instructions and to apply, please visit and search for #82556 or Assistant Professor, Teacher Education (Literacy Education & Methods. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. A complete application must include: (1) a cover letter explaining how each minimum and desirable qualification is met; (2) a current CV; (3) evidence of effective teaching (4) the names and addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three [3] current professional references (letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review); (5) transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required prior to employment). Please do not include any self-identifying photos they will be redacted. PLEASE REDACT REFERENCES TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATES ON TRANSCRIPT COPIES. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the University. All minimum qualifications must be met by the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Failure to submit all required documents and reference information shall deem an application to be incomplete.


Dr. Margary Martin; 808-932-7844;

Please refer to position #82556 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

The review of candidates will begin on April 12, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

The University of Hawai'i 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. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:


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University of Hawai'i at Hilo


200 W. Kawili Street

Hilo, Hawaii, 96720


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