OPEN RANK - Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
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approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses
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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
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Open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, research
paper, and contact information for 3 references (including email
address). The screening of applications will commence immediately
and continue until the position is filled. Letters of
recommendation will be requested following the screening of
The successful candidate will have an interest in teaching courses
dealing with sustainability challenges. Candidates with a field in
development, health, industrial organization, labor, urban
economics, macroeconomics, and other fields with interests in
sustainability are encouraged to apply.
Location of Vacancy
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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
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Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Academic (9 mo.)
Tenure Track or Tenured
All candidates must have a PhD.
The Department of Economics in the Terry College of Business at the
University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for one full-time
tenure track or tenured position at the assistant or associate
Candidates for appointment at the associate professor level should
have a strong record of publication in top journals consistent with
the standards for those ranks set forth in the Terry College
Promotion and Tenure Guidelines, and demonstrated effectiveness in
graduate and undergraduate teaching.
Candidates for appointment at the assistant professor level should
have at least three years of experience after completing their PhD
and show great promise as researchers and teachers at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional information about
Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business
can be found at https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Business_2015.pdf
For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank,
please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment,
Promotion & Tenure at
To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be
appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior
institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the
institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon
appointment before hire.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Is this a Position of Trust?
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,
IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Research Portfolio/Philosophy
- List of References with Contact Information