Geosciences (geology, geography) Adjunct (Part-time) Faculty Pool
All Valdosta State University faculty share the responsibility of teaching courses at multiple levels as needed in their respective disciplines. To carry out our comprehensive mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to successfully engage students as they launch or continue their intellectual journey.Classification Information Regular/TempRegularFull-time/Part-timePart-Time Position Information Position TitleGeosciences (geology, geography) Adjunct (Part-time) Faculty PoolJob Search IdentifierPart-Time FacultyProposed SalaryBased on highest degree earned and total number of credit hours being taught. Rates: Terminal Degree (Doctorate, MLIS, LLM) $2,300.00 per 3 credit hour course; Ed. Specialist/J.D. $2150.00 per 3 credit hour course; Master’s $2,000.00 per 3 credit hourGeneral Summary of Responsibilities
Valdosta State University invites applicants to apply for an adjunct (part-time) position.
Hiring occurs on an as needed, limited-term basis. Successful candidates may teach on-campus or electronically; have the ability to work with a diverse population of students and staff; and have a commitment to cultural diversity and educational equity.
Screening of candidates begins immediately.
Adjunct (part-time) faculty must perform duties associated with teaching at the post-secondary level. These include (but are not limited to): preparing lectures and their class instructional materials; preparing and leading class discussion; providing prompt responses to student questions and inquiries as well as prompt and appropriate feedback on tests, quizzes, and assignments; and following VSU policies and procedures related to teaching.
Must have earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a related field.Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience at the college level both online and face-to-face.Physical Requirements
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.
Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.Position Full-Time/Part-TimePart-Time, non-benefited (0-19 hours)Standard Hours19Compliance Requirements
Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.
Position Requires a Criminal Background Check.
Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.Job Duty
TeachingPercentage Of Time90Posting Details Posting Details Posting NumberF00207Desired Start DateOpen Date03/27/2017Close DateEEO Statement EEO Statement EEO StatementSupplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Are you available to teach online, on campus, or both?
- On campus
- Do you have experience teaching at the college level?
- Do you have a graduate degree from an accredited institution with 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline?
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