UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam
Assistant Professor $39,473 - $68,237 Per Academic Year Associate Professor $43,703 - $77,498 Per Ac
Dec 21, 2018
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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.


The Psychology Program at the University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology.  The program has four faculty members and a number of adjunct instructors representing the areas of Clinical, Social, Cross-Cultural, Developmental, and Experimental Psychology, and Behavior Analysis, and is one of the largest programs in the College, serving an average of 100 undergraduate majors.  The Psychology Program supports both a major and a minor in psychology, and also supports the Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology.  The Psychology Program is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a 14 member Division that includes Geography, Political Science, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies.


The successful candidates will (a) teach undergraduate courses in clinical and other areas of psychology including some of the following: Personal Adjustment; Personality Theory; Psychology of Women; History and Systems; Psychological Research Seminar; (b) teach graduate courses in the University’s Master of Science in Clinical Psychology Program including some of the following: Clinical Assessment II: Child and Adolescent; Clinical Intervention II: Child and Adolescent Therapy; Clinical Intervention III: Family Systems Therapy; Topics in Clinical Psychology; Research Methodology II: Statistics; (c) supervise Master’s thesis research; (d) provide clinical supervision and clinical services at the University’s Isa Psychological Services Center; (e) conduct an active research program; (f) perform university and community service; (g) seek external funding for research and/or service activities; and (h) explore opportunities for developing and teaching online undergraduate courses.  Applicants must be willing to address the needs of the Micronesian region through teaching, research, and service programs.  The successful candidate must obtain Guam licensure before contract renewal is completed in the second year of employment.


Minimum: (a) Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent.  Both the doctoral degree and clinical internship must be accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or a state or national accrediting body with standards equivalent to those of the APA for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor; (b) training and demonstrated proficiency in research addressing any area of clinical psychology; and (c) evidence of commitment to maintain a continuous record of scholarly activity and to seek external funding through grants and/or contracts.  A Ph.D. or Psy.D. is required for tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professorship, although ABD candidates may also be considered.  The terminal degree must be awarded by the time of appointment in August 2019 in order to receive a tenure-track contract.  Preference will be given to those applicants to whom we can offer a tenure-track contract.  Most of the successful candidate's courses will be taught on-site, with the possibility of some undergraduate courses to be offered online.  Current licensure, or eligibility for licensure in Guam is required.  License must be obtained by the third semester for contract renewal/reappointment.  Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: (a) Background in cross-cultural clinical psychology and/or demonstrated ability to address the needs of a multicultural region through the University’s teaching, research, and service programs; (b) teaching experience at the college or university level, particularly in multicultural settings; (c) experience teaching and supervising graduate students in clinical psychology; (d) interest in inter-disciplinary collaboration; and (e) experience working with online learning programs.


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. Kyle Smith, Chair, Experimental Psychology Search Committee via 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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