Part-time Faculty of Communication (Fall 2017)

Part-time Faculty of Communication (Fall 2017)

Position Number: 53056662

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The Communication, Media & Journalism department seeks a part-time instructor to teach Public Speaking and/or Media, Culture & Society on the Gainesville campus during the Fall 2017 semester. Public Speaking introduces students to the history, principles, and practices of public speaking with an emphasis on research and the organization of material as well as the verbal and nonverbal aspects of delivery. The course pays special attention to cultural and global perspectives, critical thinking, and audience analysis during the preparation and practice of public address. Media, Culture & Society reviews the media's historical, current, and future developments and the increasingly important role the media has in shaping individuals, society, and culture. This course explores media theories, and trains students to become more informed and discerning media consumers. Both courses support the core curriculum as well as CMJ majors.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The PT Faculty's duties include:
  • Teaching one section of Public Speaking and/or one section of Media, Culture & Society
  • Communicating with departmental colleagues regarding choice of text, common assignments, and standardized rubrics and grading
  • Reporting grades in a timely manner
  • Following all guidelines in the Faculty Handbook for part-time instructors

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Applicants must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate-level coursework in communication studies or related discipline.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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