Lecturer and Academic Coach
Open Until Filled: No
Job Summary: To serve as a Lecturer and as a certified Academic Coach within the Division of Academic Enhancement (DAE). This 100% instructional position will teach a maximum of a four-four load (Fall and Spring semesters) within the UNIV curriculum. This is a 10-month faculty position. As needs dictate, the load may be decreased to allow for alternative instructional duties. The Lecturer will also collaborate closely with fellow faculty as well as the Director of the DAE in the innovation of the UNIV curricula (particularly in STEM-based literacies) and across relevant DAE services, programs, and initiatives including but not limited to: first through fourth-year courses and workshops, Peer-Learning Assistants training, Academic Coaching, etc. Purposeful integration within programming beyond the curricula will enhance the experiences and overall success of students as well as create synergy among faculty and staff of DAE. The ideal candidate would have an established record of teaching experience in a STEM field, an applied understanding of educational psychology, student development and success, as well as knowledge of student learning outcomes, and a successfull record of collaboration and innovation in higher education. Athens is well known for its quality of life including both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land/sea grant institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph. D in a STEM field, or a closely related field by the end of the summer 2018.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years or more of significant research in or practical experience with student development, students in transition, peer-learning, or in issues related to access and affordability. Ability to work in a trans-disciplinary department and curriculum. Willingness to engage a variety of service and analytic software. Evidence of excellent written, oral, and/or visual communication skills. University level teaching experience. Prior success designing and developing new curricula and/or co-curricular programs. Knowledge of student learning outcomes and program evaluation. Evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative atmosphere. Evidence of an active research agenda associated with student learning, success, access development, or higher education.
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Employee Percentage: 100
Location of Vacancy: Athens Area