Assistant Professor in the School of Law

Position ID: 43659
University of Georgia
School of Law
Dean's Office (Law School)
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
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Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Posting Details


Posting Number F0405P
Department Law School Dean's Office
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 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

School of Law

College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Underutilization None
Advertised Salary Negotiable
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2020
Job Posting Date 07/02/2019
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications will be considered until the positions are filled, but applications received by August 9, 2019, are assured of consideration.

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 Assistant Professor
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Contract Type Law Academic (9 mo.)
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

JD from an accredited university

Position Summary

The University of Georgia School of Law invites applications for two entry level positions on the tenure-track at the rank of assistant professor. Positions will begin August of 2020. This position is an entry level, tenure-track position in the School of Law.

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

The School of Law is committed to producing world-class ideas, so candidates should have a demonstrated track record of scholarly publications or scholarly potential. The School is particularly interested in applicants with expertise in Banking Law, Environmental Law, Race and the Law, or Torts.

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
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.




Instruct School of Law courses.

Percentage Of Time 50



Produce and/or publish scholarly research

Percentage Of Time 40



Service commitment to public or Law School

Percentage Of Time 10
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