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Survey Research and Evaluation Faculty

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Compensation will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. Candidates will be considered for the position until it is filled but are assured of being considered if all materials are received by April 15, 2017. Application materials should include a cover letter, a resume or curriculum vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Signed letters of recommendation must be submitted with application materials. All applicants must apply online at FacultyJobs@UGA. Please see the job posting at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1771 Candidates selected for an interview will be required to consent to a background investigation. 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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank
Posting Number 2016_00291F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Public Service)
Working Title Survey Research and Evaluation Faculty
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department CARL VINSON INSTITUTE OF GOVT
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at The University of Georgia invites applications for a Public Service Faculty position in the State Services and Decision Support Division’s Survey Research and Evaluation Unit. The position will be available July 1, 2017 and carries rank in the public service faculty career ladder of the University. http://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/

The successful candidate will have major responsibility for research and evaluation projects involving state and local governments and not-for-profits.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in public administration, public health, education, business, the social sciences, or the humanities is required. Detailed knowledge of program evaluation, survey research, quantitative and qualitative research methods is required. The successful candidate will have at least five years’ prior experience and expertise in program evaluation, statistical analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and/or applied research. In addition, the successful candidate will possess superb research, analysis, writing, and presentation skills. An appreciation for the complexities involved in working in a public political setting required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. preferred. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience (five or more years) working with state and local agencies or not-for-profits in a research or evaluation position.

Degree Level Masters
Posting Date 01/11/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What are your salary expectations?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you legally authorized to work in the US?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents