first_imgPosting Details Credit and P-Card policy Working TitleAssistant Professor Position Details Terminal degree appropriate for discipline Posting TypeExternal Is this a Position of Trust?No Additional Requirements Faculty RankAssistant Professor Department of Communication Studies The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grantuniversity with statewide commitments and responsibilities is thestate’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversifiedinstitution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currentlyranked 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 campusesin Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-charteredUniversity in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 studentsincluding over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate andprofessional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools andcolleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta Universityhoused on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?No Location of VacancyAthens Area Underutilization Job Closing Date Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?No Special Instructions to Applicants Minimum Qualifications EEO Statement Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field atthe time of appointment. Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) To apply, please submit a cover letter, vita, teaching portfolio ofno more than five pages, two publications or writing samples, andcontact information for three references who are highly familiarwith the candidate’s research and/or teaching. All applicants whoapply by February 15, 2021 will receive full consideration, thoughthe position will remain open until filled. Applications should besubmitted to: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/179941Correspondence can be directed to Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard,Search Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Caldwell Hall,University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602. The email for thesearch is [email protected] Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and theUniversity of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity ofits faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learningenvironment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications)No Position Summary College/Unit/Department websiteFor more information about the department, please visitcomm.uga.edu. DepartmentFranklin College Communication Studies Employment TypeEmployee Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification About the College/Unit/Department About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, geneticinformation, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation orprotected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations orassistance with the accessibility of materials related to thissearch are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Job Posting Date12/22/2020 Benefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible Tenure StatusTenure Track Contract TypeAcademic (9 mo.) The Department of Communication Studies at the University ofGeorgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-trackassistant professor position in Global Health Communication. Thestarting date for this position is August 1, 2021. The idealcandidate will have a scholarship and teaching focus on diversity,identity, discrimination or social justice as they relate to newmedia and communication technologies, health campaigns, orinterpersonal communication. Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions withfinancial responsibilities. For additional information about thecredit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Posting NumberF0795P The successful candidate will have evidence of excellence inteaching and a strong research program in global healthcommunication, including interest and training in seeking externalfunding. Physical Demands Is driving a responsibility of this position?No Does this position require a P-Card?No FLSA Open until filledYes Retirement Plan Does this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care?No Classification TitleAssistant Professor Anticipated Start Date08/01/2021 Advertised Salary Duties/ResponsibilitiesPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVCover LetterTeaching Portfolio/PhilosophyOptional DocumentsWriting SampleSample Publicationslast_img