#038-18 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (SPANISH PACIFIC HISTORIAN)
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 Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (RFT MARC), is a premier center for social sciences and humanities research in the Western Pacific and a major resource for material related to Guam and Micronesia. One of the goals of the RFT MARC is to publish, promote, and distribute materials of scholarly importance relevant to the region that will enhance the intellectual understanding and contribute to the instructional program at the University of Guam and other academic institutions.
CHARACTER OF DUTIES:
This position will support the research, teaching and service missions of the RFT MARC and the University of Guam, with an emphasis on deepening our understanding of the long historical period of Spanish colonial influence in Guam and Micronesia, and with particular attention to utilizing and further developing the Spanish Documents Collection (SDC) of RFT MARC. This position will involve working collaboratively with local, regional, and international scholars in conducting historical research utilizing the SDC; enhancing access to and dissemination of materials in the SDC; and expanding the holdings of SDC through contacts with scholars and archives around the world. This position will also support the teaching mission of RFT MARC. The successful applicant will be expected minimally to teach one course per academic year, at either the graduate or undergraduate level, in support of the Micronesian Studies Program, Chamorro Studies Program, or the History Program.
Minimum: Earned PhD in History or closely related discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent (applicants with foreign-equivalent degrees are responsible for demonstrating equivalence by submitting certification from Educational Credentials Evaluators Inc.); ten (10) years’ experience in historical research on the Spanish Pacific period, with commensurate scholarly publications. Must be able to demonstrate an ability to work successfully in international and multicultural environments. Must be bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish and be able to demonstrate excellent capability in both written and oral communication. The successful applicant must maintain a continuous record of peer-reviewed publications relevant to Guam and Micronesia. Must be willing to teach online.
Preferred: Graduate teaching experience in the area of Spanish Pacific history. Lived experience in Guam or other Micronesian islands. Demonstrated experience in cultural project development such as museum exhibitions and archival projects; demonstrated ability at successful research grant development.
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. Donald H. Rubinstein, Chair, Spanish Pacific Historian Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Human Resources Office at email@example.com, 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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