Posting Details

Posting Number F0842P Working Title INSTRUCTOR Department Public Health Health Promotion and Behavior 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 of Public Health

College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 03/03/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Include in your application (1) a cover letter stating interest in the position and describing your teaching experience, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names of three references.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact and include “HPB Instructor Position” in the subject line. All applications received by May 1st, 2021 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will start May 1st, 2021.

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 (

Position Details

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

Master’s degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Department of Health Promotion and Behavior ( HPB ) in the College of Public Health, University of Georgia, invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position. The position is an academic year appointment (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Health Promotion and Behavior. The position will be 100% instruction. The University of Georgia has a widely respected Center for Teaching and Learning for pedagogical enhancement that will be available for course development, including online courses. The anticipated employment start date is August 1, 2021.

Additional Requirements

Master’s Degree in Health Promotion, Public Health, Health Communications or related discipline prior to the start date (preference will be given to candidates with a completed doctoral degree).

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

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

Applicants should be able to teach some or all of the following topics: program planning and evaluation, Eportfolio creation, technical writing for public health, community health, and health disparities. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction or a history in Program Planning and Program Evaluation, and The ability to teach online and to use communications technology to extend the classroom are preferred.

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
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy