Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 2, 2022

Position Summary

The Department of Economics in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level, with an anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2023.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin December 3, 2022. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, full vitae, and research paper. Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to econasst@uga.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Brant Callaway (brantly.callaway@uga.edu).

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1467P

Working Title

Assistant Professor

Department

Terry-Economics

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 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

The Terry College is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate, and graduate programs consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities. The Terry College recently moved into brand new, state-of-the-art facilities. To learn more about the College, Department, and specific programs, please visit https://www.terry.uga.edu/academics/offices/economics/. Athens, Georgia is generally regarded as one of the best college towns in the United States. It is nicknamed “The Classic City” because of its architecture and vibrant music, art, and food scene. Athens is located about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with affordable real estate prices and a low cost of living.

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

08/01/2023

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

11/02/2022

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

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

Position Information

Classification Title

Assistant Professor

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Assistant Professor

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline, from an AACSB accredited institution orinternational equivalent, at the time of appointment.

Additional Requirements

For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf .
A research record commensurate with rank is required for all candidates. Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Business2015.pdf .

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

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

For appointment at the assistant professor rank, candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in teaching.

We have a strong preference for candidates with an interest in applied econometrics.

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

Posting Specific Questions

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

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