Mar 07, 2023


  • University of Guam
  • University of Guam, University Drive, Mangilao, Guam
Full time Experimental

Job Description


Applications will be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2023 (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.)

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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 graduate Master of Science 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 which includes Geography, Political Science, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies.


The successful candidates will (a) teach undergraduate courses in areas of experimental psychology including the following: Introduction to Experimental Psychology; Introduction to Experimental Psychology Laboratory; Learning and Motivation; Learning and Motivation Laboratory; Sensation and Perception; Cognitive Psychology; Animal Behavior; Animal Behavior Laboratory; and Psychological Research Seminar; (b) contribute to graduate courses in the University's Master of Science in Clinical Psychology Program; (c) supervise Master's thesis research; (d) conduct an active research program; (e) perform university and community service; (f) seek external funding for research and/or service activities; and (g) 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 program.


Minimum: (a) A Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in experimental psychology from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor; (b) training and demonstrated proficiency in research addressing any area of 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. is required for tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professorship, although ABD candidates may also be considered, but the terminal degree must be awarded by the time of appointment in August 2023. Preference will be given to those application to whom we can offer a tenure-track contract. Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: (a) 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 undergraduate and graduate students in experimental psychology; and (d) interest in inter-disciplinary collaboration. Experience working and teaching in online learning programs.


Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online employment portal at 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. Marshaley J. Baquiano, Chair, Experimental Psychology Search Committee at or the Human Resources Office at, 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.


Submission of completed job applications authorizes the University of Guam to seek and obtain information regarding the applicant’s suitability for employment. All factors which are job related may be investigated (i.e., previous employment, educational credentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may be used to determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment in accordance with equal employment opportunity guidelines. In addition, the applicant releases previous employers and job related sources from legal liability for the information provided.

Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes other than a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must be provided in the form of a police clearance report and court clearance report. Failure to admit any felony convictions may result in immediate disqualification or disciplinary action.

Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated requires college or university employees to undergo a physical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin or x-ray), prior to employment and at least annually thereafter. A report of such examination must be conducted by a licensed physician within a state or territory of the United States and must be submitted upon request.

Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to work in the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting for employment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States of all newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required to comply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you are hired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will be required to present valid documents to comply with this law.

The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109 in reference to the provisions and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO and Title IX/ADA Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IX Office, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 104, Telephone No. (671) 735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

The University of Guam does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability unrelated to job requirements, age (except as permitted by law), citizenship status, marital status, or political affiliation. Furthermore, the University of Guam does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the admission to or employment in its education programs or activities.


University of Guam


College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences/Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences

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