Posting DetailsPosting Details Posting NumberF0471PWorking TitleAssistant ProfessorDepartmentCOE KinesiologyAbout 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
The Department of Kinesiology has 27 full‐time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of sport management, exercise science, and physical education/sport pedagogy. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments and teaching excellence. The Department has exceptional facilities in the Ramsey Center located on the main campus. Information about the department can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology.College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date09/09/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit all of the following within the “applicant documents” portion of the application:
- A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities and required qualifications as described above
· Curriculum vitae
· Research and teaching statements (1-2 pp.)
· Reprints of up to three recent research articles in print or in review, and
· Names and contact information of four references
Transcripts and letters of reference will be required only from finalists.
Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Bryan McCullick at [email protected]
Applications received by December 1, 2019 are assured of full consideration.Location of VacancyAthens 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 TitleAssistant ProfessorPay GradeFLSAFaculty RankAssistant ProfessorContract TypeAcademic (9 mo.)Tenure StatusTenure TrackMinimum Qualifications
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.Position Summary
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Health and Physical Education with expertise in Adapted Physical Education/Physical Education Teacher Education/Sport Pedagogy to begin in August 2020. The Assistant Professor in the area of Health and Physical Education will:
-Establish a high-quality, focused line of research that includes collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students.
-Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport Pedagogy.
-Seek external funding for research projects and educational programs.
-Advise graduate students and direct master’s and doctoral students’ thesis and dissertation research.
Participate in the development of the health and physical education program.
-Serve the institution and profession
-An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, Sport Pedagogy, or a related field of research
-Evidence of the promise of moving towards excellence in research, teaching, and the potential for securing external funding
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
-Establish a high-quality, focused line of research that includes collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students
-Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport Pedagogy
-Seek external funding for research projects and educational programs
-Advise graduate students and direct master’s and doctoral students’ thesis and dissertation research
-Participate in the development of the health and physical education program
-Serve the institution and profession
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Sample Publications
- List of References with Contact Information
- Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
- Research Portfolio/Philosophy