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Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Number F0959P Working Title Assistant Professor Department SPIA-International Affairs 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 https://spia.uga.edu Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 08/20/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates will need to submit a cover letter indicating interest and qualifications, a current curriculum vita, teaching evaluations demonstrating excellence in instruction, original transcripts, and contact information for three references. Questions or hard copies of letters of recommendation can be sent to Bill Zachmann, Department of International Affairs, University of Georgia, Candler Hall 219, Athens, GA 30602 (zachmann@uga.edu). Applications received by October 15, 2021 will be assured full consideration. 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
PLEASE NOTE : On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

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 Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. degree in political science or a related discipline or near completion of dissertation is required.

For ABD applicants, the degree must be completed by August, 2022. Position Summary
The Department of International Affairs ( DIA ) at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure track position in ethnicity, race, and migration at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2022. While we seek a scholar who is trained in the concepts, methods, and approaches used in the study of comparative politics and/or international relations, we are particularly interested in candidates who couple a specialty in ethnicity, race, and migration with teaching and research interests in political violence, underrepresented regions, international law, international and regional organizations, institutions, refugees, or development. Candidates are expected to have a demonstrated ability to produce high quality research, show promise of attracting external funding and teaching effectiveness, and be well trained in research methods, including qualitative and/or quantitative methods.

The Department of International Affairs is committed to enhancing the diversity of the department and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area in their cover letter. Additional Requirements Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Ability to teach and develop courses in the field of comparative politics 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
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Sample Publications
  3. List of References with Contact Information
  4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  6. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation


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