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Department Head position at UGA in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

24 Apr 2020 11:37 AM | L.J. McElravy (Administrator)

Professor and Department Head Position Announcement in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication

The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication (ALEC, offers multi-disciplinary teaching, research and extension programs aimed at developing and supporting professionals for agricultural leadership, nonformal or formal agricultural and environmental education, and agricultural and science communication. We offer personal attention and a challenging, yet supportive, learner-centered educational environment. Our college and the ALEC Department offer a small school atmosphere amidst the abundant opportunities and resources at the University of Georgia. We offer a solid curriculum designed to prepare undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Our faculty are highly rated for their teaching, research, and Extension programs. Their areas of focus include teacher education, agricultural and science communication, Extension education, environmental education, leadership development, service learning, interdisciplinary education, program development and evaluation, internationalization of the curriculum, international development, distance education, information and technology transfer, and organizational/community change. ALEC faculty are housed on the Athens and Tifton campuses.

Please see for responsibilities. This position is twelve-month tenure track or tenured upon appointment. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. Materials to be uploaded include (1) letter of interest detailing your vision for the department and the department head’s role in the ALEC department and how the qualifications are met; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) academic transcripts. Please be aware that only finalists will be requested to provide at least three names to be contacted for letters of reference. To receive optimal consideration, applications should be submitted prior to September 1st, 2020; however, screening will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Francis Fluharty, Department Head and Search Committee Chair,, 706-542-1017. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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