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The search has officially begun for the next dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST).

SOEST is geographically advantaged with outstanding and unique access to deep oceans, land biomes, space resources and multiple knowledge systems, and features world-renowned faculty and staff. SOEST is globally recognized as a premier institution for research and education in geosciences and life sciences. Through an integration of research, education and diverse knowledge systems, SOEST works to transform the collective understanding of these islands, the world, and the way people live by fostering healthy and resilient communities and environments.

Denise Eby Konan, dean of the College of Social Sciences, is chairing the search advisory committee, whose members include a chair, faculty, staff and students from within SOEST and from other UH Mānoa units, as well as representatives from the Kualiʻi Council, and the industry community.

The committee will recommend finalists to UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno, who will then recommend a nominee to UH President David Lassner.

For the job announcement, position description and list of search advisory committee members, please visit the executive search website. Review of applications will begin in June 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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