Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Posting Number F0941P Working Title Assistant Professor Department Law School-General 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 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 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 18 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 http://www.law.uga.edu/ Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 07/30/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
All applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae/resume. 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).

UGA Statement

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.


Position Details

Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Law Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
Applicants should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Position Summary
The University of Georgia School of Law invites applications to fill one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor. The positions will begin August 2022. Applicants must be committed to producing world-class scholarship, providing first-rate legal training and engaging in meaningful service. The diversity of the faculty is an important strategic interest, and the school has curricular needs in criminal law. Additional Requirements
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Applicants seeking the rank of assistant professor must have superior academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. The School of Law is committed to producing world-class ideas, so candidates should have a demonstrated track record of scholarly publications or scholarly potential. 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
Produce and/or publish scholarly research. Percentage Of Time 50 Duties/Responsibilities
Instruct School of Law courses. Percentage Of Time 40 Duties/Responsibilities
Service commitment to public or Law School. Percentage Of Time 10 Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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