UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam
Assistant Professor $39,473 - $68,237 Per Academic Year Associate Professor $43,703 - $77,498 Per Ac
Nov 27, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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.


Philosophy is a program within the Division of Humanities, which also includes Anthropology, History, Modern Languages, and Pacific Asian Studies.


Teach four (4) courses per semester (with load reduction available), undergraduate and graduate, summer and intercession work available. No thesis supervision, though usual non-teaching duties required. Candidates are expected to show a willingness to address the needs of the Micronesian Region through the University’s teaching, research, and service programs.


Minimum: Ph.D. in Philosophy from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent by August 2017 (ABDs are welcome to apply, provided the doctorate is attained by the time employment begins.  Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: Area of Specialization (AOS): Philosophy for Children (P4C), Ethics, Critical Thinking. Area of Competence (AOC): History of Philosophy, Logic, Asian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion. Candidates must also be highly proficient in computer skills and prepared to teach online, for the purpose of developing the online learning capacities of our program. Finally, candidates must be prepared to coordinate with the University of Guam’s School of Education and also the Guam Department of Education, in order to build a Philosophy for Children program for the primary schools of the island of Guam.



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience relevant to the position. The following salary figures are for nine (9) months:

Assistant Professor

$39,473 - $68,237 Per Academic Year

Associate Professor

$43,703 - $77,498 Per Academic Year

Compensation for employment shall not commence until all hiring conditions are met, including required employment visa. Annual salary will be prorated, if start of employment is delayed.



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

(4) Teaching evaluations

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. Michael R. Clement, Chair, Philosophy Search Committee at mclement@triton.uog.edu or the Human Resources Office at [email protected], 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.


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