Lecturer Position in Artificial Intelligence/Cognitive Science

The Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position starting August 2020. The responsibilities of the position include supporting the needs of our growing undergraduate and graduate student populations by teaching undergraduate courses and combined undergraduate/graduate courses. The position is not tenure-track, but the Lecturer will be a valued member of our faculty and will be encouraged to propose and/or teach a course within the lecturer's area of specialization. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or a related field. Credentials should reflect a strong commitment to teaching and education.

The Institute for Artificial Intelligence is an interdisciplinary research and instructional unit within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. It is the home for the growing A.B. in Cognitive Science and M.S. in Artificial Intelligence degrees, which currently have approximately 195 and 40 students, respectively. AI and Cognitive Science are inherently interdisciplinary fields, and this is reflected in both the mission and composition of the Institute. Our Faculty Fellows come from 12 different departments across 5 colleges at UGA, including the Departments of Computer Science, Philosophy, Linguistics, and Psychology, and the Colleges of Public Health and Engineering. For more information about the Institute, please see http://www.ai.uga.edu.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked 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 campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

To apply, please go to http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/126694. Upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio or short statement of teaching philosophy. Provide contact information (email) for three references. Review of candidates will begin on November 13, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Frederick Maier ([email protected]).

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, protected veterans and individuals with disability 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 ([email protected]). Please do not contact the institute or search committee with such requests.