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Lecturer

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Engineering & Mathematics, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Science & Technology, Agricultural Science & Extension
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Job Details

Posting Number:

F1001P

Working Title:

Lecturer

Department:

ENGR-Env Civil Agr & Mech

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 (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.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The College of Engineering at the University of Georgia is one of the fastest growing programs at UGA and one of the fastest growing public colleges of engineering in the nation. Since our founding in 2012, enrollment in the College of Engineering has grown to over 2,400 students. Students and faculty alike are attracted to our setting in a comprehensive, land-grant, research institution that’s consistently ranked among the 20 best public universities in the nation. The rapidly expanding UGA engineering program focuses on opportunities for learning, discovery and innovation at the confluence of disciplines.

The School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering is building a vibrant academic environment that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research that addresses critical societal needs. The School offers undergraduate and graduate engineering degree programs in agricultural engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering and mechanical engineering and has grown rapidly to nearly 1500 undergraduate and graduate students and 43 faculty members.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization:

Minorities & Females

Advertised Salary:

$75,000 - $80,000

Anticipated Start Date:

01/03/2022

Job Posting Date:

09/30/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are asked to submit the following information along with their application:

  • A detailed curriculum vita.
  • A cover letter (not to exceed one page) addressing the candidate’s experience relative to the responsibilities of the position.
  • The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references.
  • A teaching statement not to exceed 2 pages.

Applications received by November 1, 2021, are assured of full consideration, however position will remain open until filled.

Questions related to the position may be directed to Dr. James Warnock at [email protected]

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:

Lecturer

Faculty Rank:

Lecturer

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related degree is preferred.

Position Summary:

The School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications for two 9-month non-tenure-track lecturer positions to begin January 2022. One position will be in the discipline of Engineering Mechanics, while the other will be in the discipline of Civil Engineering. We seek highly qualified applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach at all levels.In this role, the selected candidate will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Bjorn Birgisson, incoming Chair of the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering (ECAM). This invitation is for the candidate to join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and professors. The position will be based on UGA’s main campus in Athens, GA.
Programs within the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. According to the ABET criteria, “The program must demonstrate that the faculty members are of sufficient number and they have the competencies to cover all of the curricular areas of the program.”

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

  • Ideal candidates will have relevant civil, construction, or mechanical engineering industry first-hand knowledge and/or familiarity teaching core courses in an undergraduate degree program.
  • Previous practice teaching general engineering courses (engineering graphics, engineering computation/programming, engineering mechanics) or civil engineering specific courses (structural engineering, civil/construction engineering materials, and building information modeling) is preferred.
  • Applicants with a Professional Engineering License or the ability to acquire one within a reasonable amount of time are desirable.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Competitive candidates will be able to demonstrate:
  • Commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment.
  • An ability to work as part of a team and create a collaborative and inclusive environment.
  • An ability to communicate effectively in written and oral formats.
  • Knowledge of modern pedagogical practices.
  • Promise of excellence in classroom instruction and knowledge of modern pedagogical practices.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

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.

Organization

The University of Georgia, 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. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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