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University of Guam
$34,169.00 - $88,238.00
Start date
Jul 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Application Deadline:

Optimal submittal date is July 01, 2021 Chamorro Standard Time (ChST/UTC+10) when review of received applications will begin.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

(Note to applicants in the mainland United States: Please be advised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland United States.)

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 School of Health is one of the fastest growing schools in the University of Guam.  It offers three (3) undergraduate degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Science with concentrations in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Public Health, and a Bachelor of Social Work.  The nursing program allows students to exit and take the nursing assistant certification test and the licensed practical nursing examination.  The BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Character of Duties:

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate theory and practicum course in maternal-child health nursing/community health and will teach other nursing courses based on program needs and candidate’s experience, including caregiver and/or certified nursing assistant (CNA).  Responsibilities will also include advising undergraduate nursing majors, coordinating clinical experiences, working collaboratively with other schools and colleges to integrate education technology into coursework, and providing services to the division, the school, the University, the community, and the profession.  The candidate must be prepared to teach using a variety of modalities, including distance education.


Minimum: For the rank of Assistant Professor, the following requirements must be met:  An earned doctorate from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent in Nursing, Education, or a health related field and an earned Master’s degree in Nursing from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent.  The applicant must also have at least four (4) years of acute care inpatient clinical practice experience in maternal-child (obstetrics) nursing of which two (2) years must be within the past (5) years.  Registered Nurse (RN) with a current Guam license is required upon hire.  Must be willing to teach online. 

For the rank of Instructor, the following requirements must be met:  An earned Master’s degree in Nursing from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent is required. The applicant must also have at least four (4) years of inpatient clinical practice experience in maternal-child (obstetrics) of which two (2) years must be within the past (5) years.  RN with a current Guam license is required upon hire.  Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: Three (3) years of teaching in an RN program or equivalent at the post-secondary level within the past five (5) years.  An earned doctorate from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent in Nursing, Education, or a health related field and to those applicants with varied work and in patient clinical practice experience; prior experience in community health, curriculum development and evaluation.  An interest and experience in contributing to research projects and prior experience working effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.   Experience working with online learning programs.

Application Process:

Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online employment portal at  Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application:

(1) Letter of Intent, stating interest

(2) Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume

(3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts

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 References Entry” 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 Dr. Ana Joy Mendez, Chair, Obstetric Maternal-Child Health/Community Health Nursing Search Committee at or the Human Resources Office at, 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).

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