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Limited-Term Instructor

Job Details

Posting Number:

F-PT/LT01503P

Working Title:

Limited-Term Instructor

Department:

COE-Kinesiology

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 3,000 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.

Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (www.visitathensga.com and www.georgia.gov).

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 (MFECOE) 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.

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 Department of Kinesiology has 29 full‐time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T. and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of Athletic Training, sport management, exercise science, and health and physical education. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments, teaching excellence, and service to their professional disciplines. The Department has excellent resources, facilities, and collaboration opportunities in the area of Athletic Training. The UGA Athletic Training Program has a long-standing history of excellence and is in good standing with the CAATE. Information about the department can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology and information about the MSAT program can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/academics/degrees/ms-athletic-training-msat.

College/Unit/Department website:

www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology

Posting Type:

External

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2024

Job Posting Date:

11/06/2023

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants will be evaluated beginning December 8, 2023 and until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Rob Lynall at rlynall@uga.edu. Letters of reference will be requested for finalists. This position is contingent on funding availability.

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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

Classification Title:

Limited Term Faculty (EX)

Faculty Rank:

Instructor

Contract Type:

None (position not eligible for annual contract)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned master’s degree

Position Summary:

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, limited-term faculty member at the rank of Instructor to serve as Clinical Education Coordinator in the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Program to begin in Fall 2024.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Instruct undergraduate and/or graduate courses
  • Serve as the Clinical Education Coordinator for the MSAT program
  • Mentor professional graduate students in Athletic Training
  • Engage in scholarly activity
  • Provide service to the University, state, and/or the field

Additional Requirements:

  • Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Georgia at the time of hire
  • NPI number with Athletic Training designation upon appointment
  • A minimum of 2 years clinical practice as an Athletic Trainer

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

  • Terminal degree in Athletic Training or related field
  • Evidence of prior teaching in an Athletic Training curriculum
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical practice as an Athletic Trainer
  • Evidence of prior service as a clinical preceptor in Athletic Training
  • Evidence of contemporary expertise in one or more Athletic Training content area

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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Instruct undergraduate and/or graduate courses
  • Serve as the Clinical Education Coordinator for the MSAT program
  • Mentor professional graduate students in Athletic Training
  • Engage in scholarly activity
  • Provide service to the University, state, and/or the field

Percentage Of Time:

100

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.

Company info
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US

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