Louise McBee Professor of Higher Education

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Posting Number F0005P Working Title Louise McBee Professor of Higher Education Department Institute of Higher Education 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 ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). 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 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 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 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 College/Unit/Department website http://ihe.uga.edu/ Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 07/09/2018 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

The Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia invites nominations of and applications from senior scholars to fill the Louise McBee Professorship in Higher Education, beginning fall 2019. Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Inquiries should be addressed to Professor search committee. The review of applications will begin on October 1, and James Hearn (jhearn@uga.edu), chair of the 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.


Position Details

Classification Title PROFESSOR FLSA Faculty Rank Professor Contract Type Tenure Status Tenured Minimum Qualifications

Candidates and nominees should have a distinguished record in scholarly research, a history of strong extramural funding, and outstanding accomplishments in instruction and advising. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level courses, advise and mentor doctoral students in their studies and research, and pursue an active program of research in his or her specialty area. Applicants and nominees should have an earned doctorate in higher education or related field or an appropriate terminal degree, coupled with a record of significant academic accomplishments, including an established line of funded research.

Position Summary

The Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia invites nominations of and applications from senior scholars to fill the Louise McBee Professorship in Higher Education. The professorship honors Dr. Louise McBee, who held leadership positions for more than 25 years at the University of Georgia before serving for over a decade as a champion for higher education in the Georgia legislature (http://ihe.uga.edu/news-and-events/louise-mcbee-lectures/bio/). Candidates and nominees should have a distinguished record in instruction, scholarly research, and extramural funding that focuses on the study of higher education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level courses, advise and mentor doctoral students in their studies and research, and pursue an active program of research in his or her specialty area.

Additional Requirements

Acceptable disciplines: Sociology, Public Policy, Economics, Political Science, Education, Management, Social Sciences

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

Doctorate

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

We are especially interested in candidates who will advance the multi-disciplinary character of the Institute, add substantially to the depth of the faculty, and bring innovative perspectives to the study of higher education.

Physical Demands

Must be able to climb stairs.

Is this a Position of Trust? 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? 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 website.



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