Assistant Professor - Education Policy (LEAP)

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Posting Details

Posting NumberF0483PWorking TitleAssistant Professor - Education Policy (LEAP)DepartmentCOE Lifelong Ed, Admin & PolicyAbout 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/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitehttp://www.coe.uga.edu/leapPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date09/16/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial 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 [email protected]

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.

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Classification TitleAssistant ProfessorPay GradeFLSAFaculty RankAssistant ProfessorContract TypeAcademic (9 mo.)Tenure StatusTenure TrackMinimum 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 CertificationPreferred 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 DemandsDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit 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.

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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.

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