Assistant Professor - Education Policy (LEAP)

Position ID: 44236
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
College of Education
Department: 
Lifelong Educational Administration and Policy
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
Posting Number F0483P
Working Title Assistant Professor - Education Policy (LEAP)
Department COE Lifelong Ed, Admin & Policy
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://www.coe.uga.edu/leap
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan  
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Underutilization  
Advertised Salary  
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2020
Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)  
Job Posting Date 09/16/2019
Job Closing Date  
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 17, 2019. Complete applications received by that date will be assured consideration. Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualification in the areas detailed above; (2) a current curriculum vita; (3) copies of published research articles; and (4) the names and contact information of three professional references.

All materials should be submitted electronically via http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/121281. may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Sheneka Williams at smwill@uga.edu.

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

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Program of Educational Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia is pleased to announce a full-time tenure-track nine-month position to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an active research program in education policy, publish scholarly work in high impact venues, and acquire external funding. Research foci must foreground issues of equity relating to the economics of education at local, state, or federal levels. The position requires teaching the equivalent of two graduate-level courses per semester to both PhD and EdD students.

Additional Requirements

Qualifications include an earned doctorate at time of employment. Evidence of research foci that foreground issues of equity relating to the economics of education at local, state, or federal levels is required.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification  
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Strong candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to examining education finance and policy for equitable educational opportunities. Ability to communicate policy implications of research to state and national-level policy makers is also highly desirable.

Physical Demands  
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, or patient records)? 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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

*The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an active research program in education policy, publish scholarly work in high-impact venues, and acquire external funding.
*Experience with communicating policy implications of research to state and national-level policy makers is also highly desirable.
*The position requires teaching the equivalent of two graduate-level courses per semester to both PhD and EdD students.

Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
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: 
Education, General
Education Policy Analysis
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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