#017-21 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (CHEMISTRY)

Location
Guam
Salary
$39,473.00 - $77,498.00
Posted
Dec 08, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Application Deadline:

Applications will be received no later than December 28, 2020 (Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10).
(Note to applicants in the mainland United States: Please be advised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland United
States.)

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General Description:

The University of Guam is looking for an individual who is interested in new challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth. This position calls for someone who is self-motivated and adaptable, intelligent, possesses a global vision and who is interested in working in a dynamic, multi-cultural institution.
The University of Guam has an active Press dedicated to publishing research and writing about Guam and Micronesia. A variety of publishing opportunities are available to UOG faculty, employees, students and members of the communities we serve through the University of Guam Press.

Unit Description:

The Chemistry Program currently consists of four (4) full-time faculty members and approximately sixty (60) declared undergraduate majors; the program also services large numbers of Biology and Nursing majors. The program has the use of one large teaching laboratory for general and organic chemistry and one smaller lab for analytical/physical chemistry, and one new multidisciplinary lab. The smaller lab also houses the atomic absorption and ultraviolet-visible spectrometers, and an atomic force microscope. A fourth instrumental lab holds a 60 megahertz electronic Fourier transform nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, a capillary gas chromatography, a freeze dryer, and a Fourier transform infrared spectrometer.

Character of Duties:

The successful applicant will be required to teach general chemistry and inorganic or analytical chemistry at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate should also have experience in teaching chemistry online or by distance mode. The chemistry department supports pre-nursing, pre-engineering and general education science requirements, and teaching the relevant introductory courses may be required. Areas of expertise of most interest include Inorganic Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry with post-doctoral experience. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an active research program and documented evidence of scholarly activities is required for promotion and tenure.

Qualifications:

Minimum:
Applicants must have a research-based Ph.D. degree in experimental chemistry, preferably with a specialization in
Inorganic Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a U.S. accredited institution or foreign equivalent with teaching
experience at college level.

Preferred:
Post-doctoral experience in Inorganic or Analytical Chemistry research (academic), teaching experience at higher-level educational institutions in General Chemistry, experience in developing and teaching online/distance learning courses, documented evidence of excellence in teaching, experience teaching in the Western Pacific Region, and an appreciation of a diverse student population, and recent peer-reviewed research publications.

Application Process:

Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online
employment portal at https://uog.peopleadmin.com. Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application:
(1) Letter of Interest
(2) Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume
(3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts
(4) Summary of Research Plans
(5) Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be required to provide a short (approximately 5 minutes) video clip of their lecture or presentation.


Special Instructions for References: Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about
your academic and professional performance must be provided by providing a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted on the References section of the online application. Enter each reference by clicking on the “Add ReferencesEntry” button. Provide the name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number of each reference. A system automated email will be sent to each reference’s email address with a link to attach their reference letter to your application.


Selected candidate must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Maika Vuki, Ph.D., Chair, Chemistry Search Committee at vukim@triton.uog.edu or the Human Resources Office at
uoghro@triton.uog.edu, telephone number, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005.


Police and Court Clearance: Pursuant to Public Law No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected for a position are required to provide original police and court (Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3)months old prior to commencement of employment. Off-island applicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence. Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining the clearances.

Work Eligibility:

Submission of completed job applications authorizes the University of Guam to seek and obtain information
regarding the applicant’s suitability for employment. All factors which are job-related may be investigated (i.e.,
previous employment, educational credentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may be used to
determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment in accordance with equal employment opportunity
guidelines. In addition, the applicant releases previous employers and job-related sources from legal liability for
the information provided.

Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes other than a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must be provided in the form of a police clearance report and court clearance report. Failure to admit any felony convictions may result in immediate disqualification or disciplinary action.

Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated requires college or university employees to
undergo a physical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin or x-ray), prior to employment and at least
annually thereafter. A report of such examination must be conducted by a licensed physician within a state or
territory of the United States and must be submitted upon request.

Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to work in the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting for employment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States of all newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required to comply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you are hired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will be required to present valid documents to comply with this law.


The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider.


The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109 in reference to the provisions and requirements of the
Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiries concerning the application of
Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO and Title IX/ADA
Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IX Office, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 104, Telephone No.
(671) 735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).