Louise McBee Professor of Higher Education

Sep 28, 2016
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job 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/). This professorship carries with it generous research support and tenure. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is fall 2018. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Inquiries should be addressed to Professor James Hearn (jhearn@uga.edu), chair of the search committee. Founded in 1964, the Institute of Higher Education (http://ihe.uga.edu/ ) is noted for its multidisciplinary approach to the study and improvement of higher education. IHE offers the Ph.D., Executive Ed.D., and M.Ed. degrees and collaborates in a Masters of Public Administration degree through UGA's School of Public and International Affairs. The University of Georgia, located in Athens, is the flagship university within the University System of Georgia. Athens is generally regarded as one of the best college towns in the United States.

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.

Preferred Qualifications: 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.


Faculty Rank: Professor

Tenure Status: Tenured

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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