Post-Doctoral Associate AD

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Posting Number G/R01187P Working Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD Department CAES Ag Leadership, Ed & Comm 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 College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 05/01/2019 Posting Date 03/13/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by March 21st.

For the writing sample, please provide an academic writing sample where you are the lead author.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO 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.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.0 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The position will conduct formative desk and field research, including collecting qualitative and quantitative data, writing scholarly articles, presenting research at national and international meetings, and assisting in the assisting in the development and implementation of a community and social impact assessment research program. This research program is directly aligned with the University of Georgia Extension System.

The position is available immediately and the initial appointment is for a minimum of two years. Continuation of the position will depend on performance of the associate, needs by UGA and ALEC faculty, and the availability of funding.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

The appointee has received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate
(e.g., D.V.M., Sc.D., M.D. , PharmD ), in a field directly related to the appointee’s assigned responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Can be qualitative and/or quantitatively trained; preferred (but not required) to have experience in community-oriented research, stemming from areas such as, but not limited to, sociology, human geography, communication, leadership, organizational behavior and public health.

Physical Demands

Light office work and ability to travel.
Lift up to 20 pounds.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents #1
  2. Other Documents #2




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Posted: 3/14/2019
Application Due: 5/31/2019
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