Limited-Term Assistant Professor

Job description

Posting Number:

F-PT/LT00652P

Working Title:

Limited-Term Assistant Professor

Department:

Franklin College Mathematics Department

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 (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 Mathematics Department, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, 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 people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Type:

External

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2021

Job Posting Date:

10/23/2020

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit a vita with a list of publications, a teaching statement, a research statement, and four letters of recommendation (one addressing the candidate’s teaching skills), through mathjobs.org. Candidates will also need to submit an application through UGAJobs, http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/173571 with a list of references who provided recommendation letters on mathjobs.org. Applicants should apply to this position through both MathJobs andUGAJobs; candidates who do not submit an application to UGAJobs cannot be considered for the position.
Applicants are encouraged to identify a member of the current faculty with whom their research aligns. Complete applications (including letters of recommendation) must be received by December 31, 2020 to ensure full consideration, but review will continue until the positions are filled. 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 Vacancy:

Athens 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Limited Term Faculty (EX)

Faculty Rank:

Assistant Professor

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia seeks highly qualified candidates to fill Limited Term Assistant Professor positions beginning in August 2021. Limited Term Assistant Professor positions are similar to a postdoctoral position in that they are non-tenure and involve both teaching and research. Limited-term faculty may be renewed annually for a maximum of two (2) years. Any request for reappointment of limited-term faculty beyond the second year requires pre-approval by the Provost. Teaching duties are the equivalent of 3 four-hour semester long courses or 4 three-hour semester long courses per year, and will be aligned with the department’s small class initiative at the pre-calculus and calculus level, where class size is capped at 19 students. In addition, Limited Term Assistant Professors are expected to participate in the research life of the Department, including the pursuit of an original research program.

Additional Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field, or equivalent foreign degree.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Applicants should show promise of moving toward excellence in conducting significant research in mathematics or a related area as well as moving toward the potential for high quality teaching in university mathematics classes.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit 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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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 12/23/2020
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