The Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer
Economics at the University of Georgia invites applications for the
position of Lecturer in Financial Planning and Consumer
The faculty member will have a 100% Teaching nine-month, full-time
appointment in the Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and
Consumer Economics, but will be expected to collaborate across
campus on teaching and outreach. The primary teaching assignment
for the individual filling this position will be teaching the
financial planning and consumer economics courses. The hired
faculty should be knowledgeable of the CFP® certification processes
and standards. The hired faculty member will be expected to mentor
undergraduate students, lead students to academic and professional
conferences, student competitions, network with potential employers
and funders, and participate in departmental and collegiate
governance and professional organizations, and pursue active
membership in relevant professional organizations.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Closing date: Complete applications received by February 20, 2023
will be given full consideration. The college plans to fill this
position by August 2023, but the search will remain open until the
position is filled.
Procedure: Complete applications will include a letter of
application, a vita, a copy of the applicant’s unofficial
transcript for graduate study, a sample of scholarly writing, and a
statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of reference are
preferred but not required unless invited to interview. Applicants
should request that three letters of reference be sent directly to
Melissa McBride (email@example.com). Questions about this position
or the application process should be directed to Dr. Lance Palmer
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Melissa McBride (email@example.com).
The college welcomes applications and nominations of minorities and
others who share our passion about and reflect our desire to
support a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Lecturer in Financial Planning and Consumer Economics
FACS-Fin Plan,Housing&Cnsm Ecn
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 3,000 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 Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer
Economics is one of the four academic units in the College of
Family and Consumer Sciences. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.
degrees with an enrollment of approximately 320 undergraduate and
90 graduate students. Undergraduate programs include Consumer
Economics (with an optional emphasis in Applied Consumer
Analytics), Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Planning, and
Housing Management and Policy (with an optional emphasis in
Residential Property Management). The Department is staffed by 20
faculty members with expertise in consumer decision-making,
consumer and family policy, financial literacy, financial planning,
housing, and residential property management. Extension and public
service faculty provide practical, research-based information to
Georgia residents to improve the quality of lives and communities.
The department provides research and outreach in support of local
government through the Housing and Demographics Research
TRS or ORP
Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience
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Location of Vacancy
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Academic (9 mo.)
The applicant must hold an earned doctorate in financial planning,
finance, accounting, consumer economics, or other closely related
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
At least one degree in Family and Consumer Sciences is preferred.
Demonstrated expertise in the areas of financial planning and
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
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Does this position have operation, access, or control of
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Is driving a responsibility of this position?
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under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
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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
- Writing Sample
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
- List of References with Contact Information
- Unofficial Letters of Recommendation