#076-17 INSTRUCTOR TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (ADULT HEALTH/PEDIATRICS)

Location
University of Guam
Salary
Instructor: $34,169.00 to Associate Professor: $88,238.00
Posted
May 18, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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.

UNIT DESCRIPTION:

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences 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 in concentrations in Exercise Science and Health Promotion; Pre-Physical Therapy; 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 adult health and/or pediatric nursing and will teach other nursing courses based on program needs and candidate experience.  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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum: For the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate 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.  The applicant must also have at least four (4) years of clinical practice experience in adult-health and/or pediatrics 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 clinical practice experience in adult-health and/or pediatrics 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.

Preferred: Three (3) years of teaching in a RN program or equivalent at the post-secondary level within the past five (5) years.  An earned Ph.D. or doctorate from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent in nursing, education, or health related field and to those applicants with varied work and inpatient clinical practice experience; prior experience in curriculum development and evaluation.  Preference will also be given to those candidates with an interest and experience in contributing to research projects and prior experience working effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

 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 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. Kathryn M. Wood, Chair, Adult Health/Pediatrics Search Committee at kwood@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.