OPEN RANK - Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Posting Number F0787P Working Title OPEN RANK - Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Department Terry College Economics About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 12/18/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, research paper, and cover letter as pdf documents using this link: Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered.

The screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation will be requested following the screening of applicants. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Santanu Chatterjee, (

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Position Details

Classification Title Open Rank FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track or Tenured Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary

The Department of Economics in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia invites applications for an associate or advanced assistant professor position beginning August 2021, subject to budgetary funding. This position will anchor a new sustainability initiative being launched by the Terry College of Business.The initiative has already attracted significant private funding that will assure a generous level of research support.

Additional Requirements

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline, from an AACSB accredited institution or international equivalent, at the time of appointment. Appointment at the associate professor level requires a strong record of publication in top journals consistent with the standards for those ranks set forth in the Terry College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines. Candidates at the assistant professor level must have at least three years of experience after completing their PhD. Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at .

For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at .

To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

The successful candidate will have a well-developed research agenda addressing important questions related to sustainability and a strong interest in teaching courses dealing with sustainability challenges. Candidates with a field in development, health, industrial organization, labor, urban economics or macroeconomics are preferred, but candidates in other fields with interests in sustainability are also encouraged to apply.The successful candidate at the associate professor level will have demonstrated effectiveness in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate at the assistant professor level will show great promise as researchers and teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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