Assistant Professor of Human Services Location:
University of North Georgia Regular/Temporary:
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Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
The Department of Sociology and Human Services at The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a full-time, ten-month, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Human Services. The BS program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE) and the MS program is in the process of seeking accreditation. The curriculum provides students with applied training in a rigorous academic setting. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education and with a demonstrated commitment to supporting groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education. Areas of expertise are open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in substance addiction studies and/or program planning and evaluation. The ideal candidate will also have applied experience in the field of human services or related fields.
The successful candidate will:
- Demonstrate a successful record (and commitment to) both graduate and undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment.
- Provide evidence of scholarship through publications and presentations in peer reviewed environments and articulate a well-defined program of research or engagement that offers the ability to include undergraduate and graduate students.
- Teach a 4/4 course load according to the needs of the department
- Serve on departmental, school and university committees
- PhD in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Social Welfare Policy, Criminal Justice, Sociology or Counseling at the time of appointment. Related fields not listed above may also be considered, particularly if there is a strong record of applied experience in the field of human services.
- Certification or licensure is not required but would be considered a plus. We would particularly welcome HS-BCP certification, CACS certification, or CCS certification
Training and/or applied experience in one or both of the following areas:
- Substance addiction studies
- Program planning and evaluation
- A proven commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment.
- Evidence of scholarship through publications and presentations in peer reviewed environments.
- Programs of research or engagement that offer the ability to include undergraduate and graduate students.
- Speaks Spanish
Required Documents to Attach Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts.
Teaching Portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments, student evaluations)
Sample of Scholarly WorkConditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
- This role is considered a position of trust.
Special Applicant Instructions
- If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
- Please submit contact information for three professional references.