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University of Hawai'i at Manoa - School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
8/18/2020 11:59 PM Hawaii
Title: Director of Research Institute
Position Number: 0089123
Hiring Unit: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP)/SOEST
Location: Manoa Campus
Date Posted: August 4, 2020
Closing Date: August 18, 2020
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
The Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP) is a multi-disciplinary research Institute within the School of Ocean & Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM). It is home to a vibrant, diverse, multicultural population of approximately 100 faculty, staff, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students. The mission of HIGP is to solve fundamental problems in earth and planetary science through the development and application of state-of-the-art exploration, measurement, and data analysis technologies. HIGP serves the community and the State of Hawai'i by conducting advanced research, technology development, workforce training, and service in cutting-edge oceanographic, atmospheric, geophysical, geological, and planetary science and engineering. Institute researchers develop and operate state-of-the-art instrumentation and laboratories, and produce flight instruments for space craft. They also use research vessels operated by SOEST and other institutions to investigate both local and far-ranging field sites. HIGP is home to the Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium, the Hawaii Groundwater and Geothermal Resources Center, the Pacific Regional Planetary Data Center and, in partnership with the College of Engineering, the Hawai'i Space Flight Laboratory. Faculty and staff expertise spans the globe from pole to pole, from the deep Earth interior to the upper atmosphere, and extends to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. HIGP conducts innovative research and, in collaboration with four SOEST academic departments, engages in student teaching and training that have a major impact on the University, Hawai'i, and the nation.
The Director of HIGP provides proactive leadership and effective management to maintain and build the world-class research, technology, service, and academic portfolio of the Institute. The Director serves as the principal advocate for the faculty, staff and graduate students of HIGP and supports the HIGP faculty's entrepreneurial drive, a foundation of the scientific, financial and mission success of the Institute. The Director develops the institute budget in accordance with the constraints provided by the Hawai'i State government. In developing innovative new directions for the Institute, the Director ensures alignment with and support of SO EST, UHM, and University of Hawai'i System goals, and clearly articulates this vision within and outside of the Institute. In all arenas, the Director promotes the lnstitute's and the University's commitment, as an indigenous -serving institution, to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and to promoting respect for all perspectives. The Director reports directly to the Dean of SOEST at UHM and serves on the SOEST Executive Committee.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director's responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
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