Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0808P Working Title Lecturer Department Franklin College Classics Department 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 ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 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 3,100 full-time faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 29,500 undergraduates and over 9,300 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

The University of Georgia, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and its many units are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

College/Unit/Department website For more information about the department, visit classics.uga.edu. Posting Type External Retirement Plan 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 02/09/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

The following documents are required attachments: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than one page), unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, sample syllabi (other document #1), and copies of course evaluations (other document #2). Candidates will also need to provide the names and email addresses of three references.

Applications should be submitted online at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/181775. Questions related to this position may be directed to Dr. Erika Hermanowicz, Search Committee Chair at erikat@uga.edu. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 15, 2021. Because of the global COVID pandemic, all interviews for this position will be conducted remotely via Zoom.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Position Details

Classification Title Lecturer FLSA Faculty Rank Lecturer Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in a disciplinary area related to the position’s responsibilities.

Position Summary

The Department of Classics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position. This is a non-tenure track position, renewable annually upon performance. Teaching load is 4/4 courses per year. Instructional duties will consist primarily of introductory courses in ancient culture and myth, as well as introductory and intermediate courses in Latin and / or Greek. There will be occasional opportunity to teach more advanced undergraduate courses, depending on the areas of expertise of the candidate and the needs of the program. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2021.

Additional Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Classics or a related field in hand at the time of appointment.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Applications showing evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to diverse, innovative, and rigorous pedagogical approaches to classical antiquity and its reception are especially welcome.

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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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Documents #1
  5. Other Documents #2
  6. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents

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