Lecturer and Academic Coach

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Posting Number F0877P Working Title Lecturer and Academic Coach Department Academic Enhancement 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 ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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 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 04/26/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates who apply on or before 5/31/21 will receive full consideration. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Nicholas Colvard (nc88691@uga.edu).

The following documents are needed to apply:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume/Vitae
3. Contact Information for Three Letters of Recommendation
4. Teaching Statement including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Philosophy
5. Unofficial Transcripts

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 University of Georgia ( UGA ) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and creative faculty member to serve as a Lecturer within the Division of Academic Enhancement ( DAE ). The DAE is a unit of the Office of Instruction ( OVPI ) whose central mission is to provide campus-wide leadership, collaboration, and support on matters related to instruction.

Serving as a Lecturer and as a certified Academic Coach, this 100% instructional position will teach a maximum of a four-four load (Fall and Spring semesters) within the UNIV curriculum. This is 9-month faculty position. As needs dictate, the load may be decreased to allow for alternative instructional duties. The Lecturer will also collaborate closely with fellow faculty as well as the Director of the DAE in the innovation of the UNIV curricula (particularly in STEM -based literacies) and across relevant DAE services, programs, and initiatives including but not limited to: first through fourth-year courses and workshops, Peer-Learning Assistants training, Academic Coaching, etc. Purposeful integration within programming beyond the curricula will enhance the experiences and overall success of students as well as create synergy among faculty and staff of the DAE .

Additional Requirements

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in a STEM or STEM Education field, or a related field by the end of the Spring 2021.

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

The ideal candidate would have an established teaching record in a STEM field, an applied understanding of educational psychology, student development and success, as well as knowledge of student learning outcomes, and a successful record of collaboration and innovation in higher education. A ideal candidate also has a background that includes university level teaching and three years or more of significant research in or practical experience with student development, students in transition, peer-learning, or in issues related to access, success, persistence, and affordability.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate also include the ability to work in a transdisciplinary department and curriculum; willingness to engage a variety of service projects; evidence of excellent written, oral, and/or visual communication skills; and prior success designing, developing, and sustaining new curricula and/or co-curricular programs.

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.



Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Serving as a Lecturer and as a certified Academic Coach, this 100% instructional position will teach a maximum of a four-four load (Fall and Spring semesters) within the UNIV curriculum. This is 9-month faculty position. As needs dictate, the load may be decreased to allow for alternative instructional duties. The Lecturer will also collaborate closely with fellow faculty, the Assistant Head of Faculty, and the Director of the DAE in the innovation of UNIV curricula and across relevant DAE services, programs, and initiatives including but not limited to: first through fourth-year courses and workshops, Peer-Learning Assistants training, Academic Coaching, etc. Purposeful integration within programming beyond the curricula will enhance the experiences and overall success of students as well as create synergy among faculty and staff of the DAE .

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References with Contact Information
  5. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents