University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F1021P Working Title Lecturer Department Franklin-Sociology 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
Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice Studies Program

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. College/Unit/Department website https://sociology.uga.edu/, https://cjstudies.uga.edu/ Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 10/15/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should upload the following: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement about commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; teaching philosophy statement and recent teaching evaluations if available; and an original syllabus (document #2). Applicants will be asked to provide names and e-mail addresses of three letter-writers who will receive an on-line link for submitting letters of reference. Applications received by January 10, 2022 will receive full consideration. Review of files will continue until the position is filled.

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 Lecturer FLSA Faculty Rank Lecturer Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice before the start of the first semester of teaching. A J.D. is not considered a terminal degree for this position Position Summary
The Department of Sociology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position to begin fall semester 2022. The selected applicant will teach sociology courses to support the Criminal Justice Studies Program, an undergraduate interdisciplinary degree program ( https://cjstudies.uga.edu/ ). This is a full-time teaching position with a course load of four courses each semester.

Lecturers are eligible to participate in professional-development opportunities, such as the Service-Learning Fellows Program ( https://servicelearning.uga.edu/service-learning-fellows-program ), and receive funds for professional travel when they are available. Although the desire on the part of the Department of Sociology is to have a long-term relationship with the chosen applicant, reappointment occurs annually. Additional Requirements
For more information regarding the rank of Lecturer, please see the UGA Guidelines for the Appointment and Promotion of Lecturers .

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
We seek a candidate who shows a commitment to excellence in teaching with a demonstrated ability to teach substantive, methodological, and internship courses such as Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Punishment and Society, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Communities and Crime, and the Criminal Justice Internship. 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. Other Documents #1
  4. Other Documents #2
  5. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
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