Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Law)
Position Number: 0085629
Hiring Unit: William S. Richardson School of Law
Location: University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Date Posted: January 22, 2018
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Other Conditions: To begin academic year 2018-2019. Rank commensurate with experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a full time member of the tenured or tenure track faculty in the Law School’s Environmental Law Program (ELP). The energy law focus of the position is on innovative renewable/clean energy, utility regulation, and sustainability and resiliency law and policy, including issues of particular importance to Hawai`i/Pacific/island communities such as energy from solar, ocean, wind, geothermal, and biofuels, and the intersection with climate change, renewable transportation, carbon budgets/markets, natural resources, indigenous rights, environmental justice, and human rights, at the local, regional, national, and international levels. His or her primary teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities will center on the areas of energy, environmental, and administrative law. The successful candidate will oversee the Law School’s energy law curriculum and projects under the Environmental Law Program in an addition to assisting with other ELP program priorities.
A record of academic excellence, a Juris Doctor degree or equivalent, and manifest potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service.
Demonstrated experience in energy law and policy in the government, non-profit, or private sector in Hawai`i/Pacific/island contexts.
Excellent interpersonal skills that allow the candidate to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, alumni, university units, government officials, and members of the bar.
Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary contexts.
Hawai`i is a community of rich cultural diversity. We encourage applicants from minority groups, women, and others whose background or interest will contribute to diversity in the faculty. Applications from both experienced teachers and those new to teaching are welcome.
Submit cover letter indicating the position number for which you are applying, how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, full contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three professional references, resume, links to scholarship or writing samples, and transcripts to the following address. Copies of transcripts are acceptable, but original transcripts will be required at time of hire. E-mail applications preferred to: firstname.lastname@example.org, William S. Richardson School of Law, Attention: Appointments Committee Chair Professor Nicholas Mirkay.
William S. Richardson School of Law
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