Become part of Hawaii’s conservation story

The Harold L. Lyon Arboretum at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa invites applicants for a 11-month, tenure-track, full-time Specialist (position number 86151), to begin Spring  2023, pending availability of funds. The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa is a leading institution for the study of Hawai’i, Asia, and the Pacific, and the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum is committed to furthering UH Manoa’s mission as a world class botanical garden, a leader in native Hawaiian plant conservation, and a Native Hawaiian place of learning. We are looking for a talented colleague with evidence of strong research capabilities, research proficiency in ex-situ plant germplasm conservation, and demonstrated ability in seed, in vitro and/or cryopreservation germplasm preservation. The ideal colleague has the demonstrated ability to conduct and develop ex situ plant conservation technologies and can work collaboratively with diverse groups of partners such as University of Hawaii colleagues/departments, other academic institutions and botanical gardens, and government and land management institutions. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in critical, theoretical, and methodological approaches ranging from scientific and conservation perspectives to ex situ plant germplasm technologies. 

More information and to apply can be found here:


  • Posted On

    December 2, 2022
  • Closing Date

    November 13, 2023
  • Organization

    Lyon Arboretum
  • Location

    Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd
  • Position Type

    Full Time
For more information about Lyon Arboretum and this opportunity please visit our website at, contact us at 808-988-0456 or via email at

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