Academic Professional in Classics
University of Georgia - Georgia

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The DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS at the UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA is seeking to appoint a permanent Academic Professional in Classics, with expertise in online education.

We seek a broadly-trained classicist with a Ph.D. in Classics or a related field at the time of appointment (1 August 2014). The successful applicant will have a record that shows experience with and expertise in online instruction and a strong interest in the teaching of classical languages. This is a non-tenure-track position at the level of Academic Professional (AP). Academic Professional is a non-tenure track faculty rank at the University of Georgia. Guidelines for appointment and promotion related to this rank can be found at http://provost.uga.edu/index.php/policies-procedures/appt-promotion-tenure/guidelines-for-appointment-and-promotion-of-academic-professionals/ .

The AP in Classics will handle all undergraduate advising in the Department, will assist the Graduate Coordinator, will direct our newly established online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Classical Languages, will teach three of the courses within that program, and may have an opportunity, if desired, to be involved with our very successful Study Abroad program in Rome. Duties will be roughly 49% instruction, 35% advising and student services, and 16% administrative coordination of our online program.

Application Procedure: We will receive applications for this job through the University of Georgia, Franklin College Faculty Recruitment website ( https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs/index.php ). To apply use the Application Materials dialog box to upload a single PDF file consisting of the following materials:
  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy that highlights experience and interest in online instruction
  • sample online course syllabi (if available)
  • statement of advising philosophy and/or description of advising experience
The Franklin College Recruitment website will prompt applicants to supply the names and contact information for three references, who will be sent a link by which they can submit a letter directly.

Candidates who cannot apply through the website may post hard copy materials to:

Dr. Charles Platter, Chair of the AP Search Committee

Department of Classics

Park Hall

University of Georgia

Athens, GA 30602-6203

USA

The committee will begin to review applications on February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( www.exploregeorgia.org ). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital ( www.visitathensga.com ; www.uga.edu) .

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Woman, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

The University is an EEO/AA institution.

Institution Employment Link:
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CIP Discipline Code:
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General

Degree Levels:
Doctorate

Position Type:
Faculty

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