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University of Guam
Mangilao, Guam
Assistant Professor Associate Professor $39,473 - $80,182 Per Academic Year $43,703 - $88,238
Posted Date
Sep 10, 2023

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Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2023, Chamorro Standard Time (ChST/UTC+10) and 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.)


For further information about the University of Guam, visit our Web Site at General information about Guam is available at  For local newspapers, The Pacific Daily News is available at and The Guam Daily Post is available at


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, multicultural institution.


To address the chronic shortage of local engineers in Guam and the other islands in the Western Pacific, the School of Engineering (SENG) was established at the University of Guam (UOG) and recognized by the Board of Regents in September 2016. SENG offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE). The program is pursuing the initial accreditation evaluation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and expecting the ABET On-Campus evaluation visit in 2023. A new building is currently under construction and will house the School of Engineering, upon completion. The future SENG building will provide adequate space for classrooms, laboratories, and offices for students and faculty.


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate expertise and scholarly interests in areas related to soils and foundations and geotechnical topics. Competencies and interest in teaching other introductory-level civil engineering courses, for example, geology, transportation engineering, surveying and construction management are desired.  In addition, duties will include advising students and developing an externally funded research program in his or her area of specialization. Furthermore, an ability to contribute to other general learning outcomes including engineering laws, ethics, economics, and sustainability would be considered as an added asset.


Minimum: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a focus in Geotechnical or related discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent, evidence of scholarly achievement, and U.S. Professional Engineering (PE) registration or capability of obtaining the Guam PE registration before applying for promotion or tenure is required.  Must be willing to teach online.


Preferred: Experience in the initial and/or renewal of ABET accreditation procedures. Experience working and teaching in online learning programs.


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. Pyo-Yoon Hong, Chair, Civil Engineering-Geotechnical 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.


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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