Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline Is this a Position of Trust?No Working TitleAssistant or Associate Professor of Financial Planning At least one degree in Family and Consumer Sciences ispreferred. Does this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care?No Is driving a responsibility of this position?No About the College/Unit/Department Position Summary College/Unit/Department websitehttp://www.fcs.uga.edu/fhce Posting Details Advertised Salary Contract TypeAcademic (9 mo.) Does this position require a P-Card?No Retirement PlanTRS or ORP Underutilization DepartmentFACS Fin Planning, Housing & Consum Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Complete applications received by May 6, 2021 will be given fullconsideration. The college plans to fill this position by August2021, but the search will remain open until the position isfilled. EEO Statement Employment TypeEmployee Job Closing Date Additional Requirements About the University of Georgia Posting NumberF0872P Job Posting Date04/01/2021 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. Assistant / Associate Professor in Financial Planning (nine months,academic appointment, tenure track or tenured, 50% research, 50%teaching).Responsibilities: Develop a nationally recognized research agendaand secure external funding. Work with faculty to grow and/orsustain scholarly curricula in financial planning across allprograms at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teach primarilyfinancial planning courses at the undergraduate and graduate levelsin the Department of Financial Planning, Housing and ConsumerEconomics. Advise and mentor graduate students. Participate indepartmental and collegiate governance and professionalorganizations.The successful candidate must have a commitment to furthering thebody of knowledge for the profession through research andpublication in appropriate journals as well as excellence inundergraduate and graduate education. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Benefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible Minimum Qualifications Tenure StatusTenure Track or Tenured Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?No Special Instructions to Applicants Classification TitleOpen Rank The Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and ConsumerEconomics has faculty at UGA Athens and UGA Griffin campuses and isone of the four academic units in the College of Family andConsumer Sciences. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees with anenrollment of approximately 425 undergraduate and 111 graduatestudents. Undergraduate programs include Consumer Economics (withan optional emphasis in Applied Consumer Analytics), ConsumerJournalism, Financial Planning, and Housing Management and Policy(with an optional emphasis in Residential Property Management). TheDepartment is staffed by 22 faculty members with expertise inconsumer decision making, consumer and family policy, financialliteracy, financial planning, housing, and residential propertymanagement. Extension and public service faculty provide practical,research-based information to Georgia residents to improve qualityof lives and communities. The department provides research andoutreach in support of local government through the Housing andDemographics Research Center. 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]). Duties/ResponsibilitiesPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVCover LetterWriting SampleUnofficial TranscriptsList of References with Contact InformationTeaching Portfolio/PhilosophyOptional DocumentsUnofficial Letters of Recommendation Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification Posting TypeExternal Open until filledYes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications)No Faculty RankOpen Rank Anticipated Start Date08/01/2021 Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?No FLSAExempt Credit and P-Card policy Position Details 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 ( https://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 7,700 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 studentsincluding over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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. Physical Demands Location of VacancyAthens Area All applicants must hold an earned doctorate (at time ofappointment) in financial planning or a related discipline (e.g.,family economics, consumer economics, resource management,accounting).Additionally, to be considered for the position of AssociateProfessor, the applicant must also have at least five years ofexperience at the rank of Assistant Professor and an outstandingrecord of research productivity.To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must beappointed as an Associate Professor, have been tenured at a priorinstitution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to theinstitution. Any request for tenure upon appointment must beapproved before hire.