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Assistant or Associate Professor


Position Summary

This person will support growing student research interests in critical issues in higher education, teach core graduate-level courses, advise and mentor doctoral students in their studies and research; engage in national and international partnerships that enhance the opportunities of students; pursue an active program of funded research; actively and effectively pursue and achieve publication in appropriate scholarly venues; and participate fully in the ongoing academic and governance activities of the McBee Institute.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The review of applications will begin on August 18, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who apply by October 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1703P

Working Title

Assistant or Associate Professor

Department

SRVPAA-Institute of Higher Ed

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

Louise McBee Institute of Higher Education

College/Unit/Department website

ihe.uga.edu

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Start Date

08/01/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

07/20/2023

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

Open Rank

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in higher education or an equivalent terminal degree in a complementary field (e.g., economics, law, management, political science, public policy, sociology).

Additional Requirements

A record of scholarship and research productivity commensurate with the rank of assistant or associate professor at the University of Georgia is also required. Candidates must have a mastery of qualitative, mixed-methods, or quantitative research as evidenced by their cumulative research portfolio.

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

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate will advance the multidisciplinary character of the Institute, add to the depth of the faculty, and bring innovative perspectives to the study of higher education.

Preference is for candidates to have:
  • Topical research interest and expertise in one or more of the following: institutional governance, leadership, strategy, management, and change; state and federal policy; institutional effectiveness; institutional research; student success; teaching and learning
  • Prior history teaching and mentoring graduate students
  • Demonstrated capability and willingness to teach courses in research methods
  • Evidence of and potential for attracting external funding
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 .

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website .

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

This person will teach core graduate-level courses, advise and mentor doctoral students in their studies and research; engage in national and international partnerships that enhance the opportunities of students; pursue an active program of funded research; actively and effectively pursue and achieve publication in appropriate scholarly venues; and participate fully in the ongoing academic and governance activities of the McBee Institute.

Percentage Of Time

100

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

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