OPEN RANK - Assistant Professor or Associate ProfessorDepartment:
Terry-EconomicsAbout 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 (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.College/Unit/Department website:
TRS or ORPEmployment Type:
Benefits EligibleAnticipated Start Date:
08/01/2022Job Posting Date:
08/23/2021Open until filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, research paper, and contact information for 3 references (including email address). The screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation will be requested following the screening of applicants.Location of Vacancy:
The successful candidate will have an interest in teaching courses dealing with sustainability challenges. Candidates with a field in development, health, industrial organization, labor, urban economics, macroeconomics, and other fields with interests in sustainability are encouraged to apply.
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:
Open RankFaculty Rank:
Open Rank (Tenure Track)Contract Type:
Academic (9 mo.)Tenure Status:
Tenure Track or TenuredMinimum Qualifications:
All candidates must have a PhD.Position Summary:
The Department of Economics in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for one full-time tenure track or tenured position at the assistant or associate level. Additional Requirements:
Candidates for appointment at the associate professor level should have a strong record of publication in top journals consistent with the standards for those ranks set forth in the Terry College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines, and demonstrated effectiveness in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Is this a Position of Trust?:
Candidates for appointment at the assistant professor level should have at least three years of experience after completing their PhD and show great promise as researchers and teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Business_2015.pdf.
For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_22020.pdf.
To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.
NoDoes 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.