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Lecturer Position Announcement

The Department of Sociology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position to begin fall semester 2019. The selected applicant will teach courses in the Sociology department that support the Criminal Justice Studies Program, which is an interdisciplinary degree program jointly administered by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Public and International Affairs. Teaching responsibilities include Criminal Justice Research Methods, Internship Supervision, other substantive courses in criminology, law, and/or criminal justice, as well as Introductory Sociology.  This is a full-time teaching position with a course load of four courses each semester.  Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice, or a closely related field by August 1, 2019 and demonstrate excellence in teaching. A J.D. is not considered a terminal degree for this position.  After seven years in rank, Lecturers who demonstrate outstanding performance may be promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer.


Please submit applications on-line at Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, summaries of teaching evaluations, and an original syllabus.  Applicants will be asked to provide names and e-mail addresses of three letter-writers who will receive an on-line link for submitting letters of reference.  Applications received by February 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.  Review of files will continue until the position is filled.  


The University of Georgia is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (; Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities ( The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive.  Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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.  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.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:24pm