University of Guam in Guam

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 15, 2016
Type Non tenure track
Salary 43,703-77,498
Employment Type Full-time


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 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.


This position will support the increasing environmental and archaeological compliance studies due to increasing construction efforts on Guam and to add to the canon of evidence regarding Guam's historical cultural properties. This position will serve as the archaeologist responsible for projects that document historical properties, the preparation of reports that meet local and national standards of compliance, and create general interest articles that explain significant findings from these sites to the island community. This position will be combined research/teaching and will require active field research projects to facilitate student learning/training. This position may also support the other faculty teaching courses in Micronesian Studies (graduate) and Anthropology (undergraduate) degree programs that have an average enrollment of 25 and 142 students, as well as provide instruction and/or guidance to the summer archaeology field school and cultural/historic preservation professional development experiences.


Minimum: Required Ph.D. in Archaeology/Anthropology from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent and 10 years experience in Pacific Islands research, with an emphasis in historic properties in the geographic region of Micronesia; an active publications record in peer-reviewed journals; knowledge of the federal regulations and protocols related to the monitoring, care and curating of cultural properties; and experience in teaching at the post-secondary level. Must be willing to teach online.

Preferred: Demonstrated experience in obtaining and successfully implementing programs related to historic preservation and/or cultural resource management.


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: Provide 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.  Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about your academic and professional performance must be provided.

Selected candidate must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Professor Omaira Brunal-Perry, Chair, Archaeology Search Committee at obrunal@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.


How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://uog.peopleadmin.com