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.
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Open until filled
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
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
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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
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Academic (9 mo.)
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
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/
is a full-time teaching position with a course load of four courses
Lecturers are eligible to participate in professional-development
opportunities, such as the 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.
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
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.
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
- Other Documents #1
- Other Documents #2
- Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy