Assistant Professor

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Posting NumberF0524PWorking TitleAssistant ProfessorDepartmentFranklin College History DepartmentAbout 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 University features one of only six Russian Flagship programs in the United States, and it is home to the Georgia Museum of Art, whose holdings now include 2,600 works of Russian fine and decorative arts and, in addition, approximately 1,500 historic documents from the Romanov era (1613-1917).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

College/Unit/Department websitehttp://history.uga.edu/Posting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2019Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date10/14/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching and research interests, a current c.v., a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted in UGAJobs. Applications are due November 15. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Susan Mattern, chair of the search committee ([email protected]).

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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 TypeTenure StatusTenure TrackMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary

The Department of History at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Russian history. The search committee welcomes applicants who study any period of Russian or Soviet History. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses (with a 2-2 teaching load), and contribute to departmental governance. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Additional Requirements

Applicants must have their PhD in History or related field conferred by July 30, 2020.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or CertificationPreferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

We encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in Russian and are capable of teaching the occasional advanced history course in Russian.

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?Does 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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

The position for a tenure-track assistant professor in Russian history is open to applicants who study any period of Russian or Soviet history. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses (with a 2-2 teaching load), and contribute to departmental governance. Faculty members are also expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate may teach the occasional advanced history course in Russian, or in English with a Russian option.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Writing Sample
    Optional Documents
    1. List of References with Contact Information

     

     

     

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