Job Details

Posting Number:

F1356P

Working Title:

Assistant Professor - Workforce Education

Department:

COE-Workforce Ed & Instr Tech

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. 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 employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 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:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education. The Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFECOE) consists of nine departments and approximately 220 faculty members.

Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

The Workforce Education Program consists of six full-time faculty members with a variety of research interests. The program offers MEd, MAT, EdS, EdD, and PhD degrees; attracts and supports national and international doctoral students; and has strong collaborative relationships with colleagues in STEM disciplines, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and state school districts.

For more information about the Department of Career and Information Studies, visit
https://coe.uga.edu/directory/career-and-information-studies; for UGA, visit http://www.uga.edu; for Athens, visit http://www.visitathensga.com; and for Georgia, visit http://www.georgia.gov.

College/Unit/Department website:

https://coe.uga.edu/directory/career-and-information-studies

Posting Type:

External

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2023

Job Posting Date:

09/12/2022

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications received by November 1, 2022 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled.

A complete application includes:

1. A letter of application that addresses both research and teaching (not to exceed 4 pages).2. A curriculum vita.3. Transcripts for all degrees earned and in progress (unofficial transcripts accepted initially).4. Two samples of scholarly writing combined into one .pdf document.5. Names and contact information for three references. Letters will not be requested from these persons unless you become a finalist.

Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. John Mativo ([email protected]).

Please note that this position is contingent on availability of funding.

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]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Faculty Rank:

Assistant Professor

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in career and technical education, workforce education, or related field earned by the start date of the position.

Position Summary:

The Department of Career & Information Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Workforce Education to begin August 2023. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Establish and maintain a scholarly research, publication, and grant writing record;
  • Seek external funding to support and sustain your research agenda;
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in workforce education;
  • Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student research;
  • Contribute to the collegial community of the department to maintain programs of excellence in research and teaching;
  • Provide service to the college, university, profession, and public.

Additional Requirements:

For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, please see the University of Georgia’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure and Department of Career and Information Studies Procedures and Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure.

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • A record of one or more years’ of research and/or instructional expertise related to career and technical education (CTE) teaching and learning at the secondary level. Individuals with experience in STEM-education related fields are also encouraged to apply.
  • One or more years’ experience working with diverse populations.
  • Capacity for mentorship and teaching about instructional and research issues across career and technical education disciplines.
  • An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience.
  • Strong potential for seeking and attracting external funding.
  • Familiarity through instruction or research with current and emerging trends and cultural contexts in secondary, postsecondary, and/or workplace settings.

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 and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 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, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. 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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Location
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Athens
Georgia
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