#076-18 ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR (BIOLOGY)

Location
UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam
Salary
Assistant Instructor $30,617 - $39,509 Per Academic Year
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Applications will be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on July 25, 2018 (Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10).

(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.

UNIT DESCRIPTION:

The Biology Program is a rapidly growing program with graduates entering post-baccalaureate Medical, Pharmacy, Veterinary, and Dental programs, as well as diverse graduate Master of Science (MS) degree programs in Biology.  In addition, many graduates obtain employment in the private sector and with both local and federal government agencies.  The Biology Program is increasing the number of opportunities and participation of undergraduate students in original research.

 CHARACTER OF DUTIES:

The selected applicant will teach four (4) sections of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory (BI 124L/BI125L).  Additional responsibilities will include preparation of weekly quizzes for each section, assistance with the preparation, set-up, and proctoring of lab practical exams, maintenance of grade-books, and assistance with lab preparation and cleanup.  The selected applicant will work closely with the Biology faculty teaching additional BI 124L/BI 125L sections, as well as the faculty teaching the Human Anatomy and Physiology (BI 124/BI 125) lectures.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Biology from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent is required. Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: The successful applicant will have taken and passed two (2) semesters of lecture and lab in Human Anatomy and Physiology.  In addition, the ideal applicant will have previously assisted with the teaching of undergraduate laboratories.  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 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. Laura Ashley Filimon Biggs, Chair, Biology Search Committee at lbiggs@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.

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