Louise McBee Professor of Higher Education

Position ID: 40288
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
Institute of Higher Education
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
PVA#: 
5
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Professor
Job Description: 

 

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.

College/Unit/Department website http://ihe.uga.edu/
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type UGA Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019
Job Posting Date 07/09/2018
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
Position Information
Classification Title PROFESSOR
Faculty Rank Professor
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.

Does this position have financial responsibilities? 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
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.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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