Assistant Professor - Workforce Education (CIS)

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F1025P Working Title Assistant Professor - Workforce Education (CIS) Department COE-Career & Information Std 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 ( ). 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
University of Georgia / College of Education / Department of Career and Information Studies / Workforce Education Program.

The Workforce Education Program consists of six full-time faculty members with a variety of research interests. The program offers MEd, MAT, EdS, EdD, and PhD degrees; attracts and supports national and international doctoral students; and has strong collaborative relationships with colleagues in STEM disciplines, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and state school districts. The Mary Frances Early College of Education ( MFECOE ) consists of nine departments and approximately 220 faculty members. College/Unit/Department website 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 10/18/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications received by November 19, 2021 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled.

A complete application includes:
  1. A letter of application that addresses both research and teaching (not to exceed 4 pages).
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. Transcripts for all degrees earned and in progress (unofficial transcripts accepted initially).
  4. Two samples of scholarly writing combined into one .pdf document.
  5. Names and contact information for three references. Letters will not be requested from these persons unless you become a finalist.

Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. John Mativo ( ).

Please note that this position is contingent on availability of funding. 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 (

UGA Statement
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Position Details

Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
A doctorate in career and technical education, workforce education, or related field earned by the start date of the position. Position Summary
The Department of Career & Information Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Workforce Education to begin August 2022. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment.

The successful candidate will:
  • Establish and maintain a scholarly research, publication, and grant writing record.
  • Seek external funding to support and sustain your research agenda.
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in workforce education.
  • Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student research.
  • Contribute to the collegial community of the department to maintain programs of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Provide service to the college, university, profession, and public.
Additional Requirements
For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, please see the University of Georgia’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure and Department of Career and Information Studies Procedures and Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure . Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Desired Qualifications:
  • A record of research and/or instructional expertise related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g. race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation) commensurate with experience.
  • One or more years’ experience working with diverse populations.
  • One or more years’ experience teaching in face-to-face and online.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Required Qualifications:
  • An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience.
  • Strong potential for seeking and attracting external funding.
  • Evidence that career and technical education or workforce education teaching and learning is central to research.
  • Familiarity through instruction or research with current and emerging trends and cultural contexts in secondary, post-secondary, and/or workplace settings.
  • Capability to teach on-site courses in the workforce education program.
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. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Writing Sample
  5. List of References with Contact Information
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