Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education (Quantitative Methods)

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00415F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education (Quantitative Methods)
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Higher Education starting August 2018. This position is distinct from posting #2017_00414F (Theory and Qualitative Methods). At a minimum the applicant will have completed a Ph.D. or Ed.D. with expertise in advanced quantitative research methods and in critical higher-education issues such as students’ postsecondary opportunity and success, the analysis of governmental and institutional policies, and program evaluation and assessment. The candidate will be expected to teach in the Institute’s academic programs, advise students, and conduct independent research.

Founded in 1964, the Institute of Higher Education is committed to advancing postsecondary education policy, management, and leadership through multidisciplinary research, graduate education, and outreach (see the Institute of Higher Education’s web site). The Institute and its faculty collaborate with leading programs, associations, agencies, and institutions in the U.S. and abroad to further understanding of postsecondary education and contribute to its improvement. The Institute offers the Ph.D., Executive Ed.D., and M.Ed. degrees and collaborates in a Masters of Public Administration degree through UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs. For further information please contact the Institute of Higher Education at ihe@uga.edu.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life, and for outdoor, urban, cultural and arts activities. The University of Georgia is a land grant/sea institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com).

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.

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must have completed a doctorate in higher education or a related social-science field with expertise in advanced quantitative research methods and in critical higher-education issues such as students’ postsecondary opportunity and success, the analysis of governmental and institutional policies, and program evaluation and assessment. Appointment at the associate level requires prior or current faculty status in a tenure or tenure-track line position and ability to meet the criteria for appointment at the associate level set by the University of Georgia. Appointment at the assistant or associate level will be guided by the candidate’s prior experience and scholarly qualifications and determined by UGA’s criteria for faculty appointment, promotion and tenure.

Preferred Qualifications

Our preference is for candidates with in-depth preparation in quantitative research methodologies; an established program of scholarly research on postsecondary education; and a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience at the graduate level. Priority will be given to applicants with a history of securing external research funding.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 08/03/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents