Open Faculty Position: Assistant Professor

The Institute of Higher Education is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor of higher education beginning August 2017.

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The Institute is committed to advancing higher education policy, management, and leadership through research, graduate education, and outreach.

Qualifications: Candidates and nominees should have 1) a doctorate earned by June 2017 in the social sciences, public policy, management, education, or a related field, 2) in-depth preparation in qualitative or quantitative methodologies (preparation in both is highly desirable), 3) an outstanding record of scholarly research on higher education, and 4) successful teaching experience at the graduate level. The candidate will be expected to advise students, teach in the Institute’s Ph.D., executive doctoral and master’s programs, and conduct independent research. Priority will be given to applicants who show a focused emerging program of research with the potential for securing external funding.

Application and Nomination: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references at

For further information you may contact the Institute of Higher Education at

Founded in 1964, the Institute of Higher Education is noted for its multidisciplinary approach to the study of higher education.  IHE 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.

The Institute and its faculty collaborate with leading programs, associations, agencies, and institutions to further understanding of postsecondary education and contribute to its improvement. The University of Georgia, located in the “Classic City” of Athens, sixty miles from Atlanta, is the flagship university within The University System of Georgia.

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.