Lecturer in Political Science (Fall 2020)
Position Title:Lecturer in Political Science (Fall 2020) Position Number:10043224 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Oconee General Summary:
The University of North Georgia (UNG) is currently accepting applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) with a focus on American politics and a background in public administration. The successful candidate will teach in multiple formats but their primary teaching responsibility will be face to face on the Oconee Campus with possible online teaching in the MPA program.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 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:
Teaching 15 semester hours per semester (5/5) including core classes for the department. Courses will include: American Government, and others depending on departmental needs. Additionally, candidates must be qualified to teach classes in the MPA program.Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in political science, public administration or policy, or related field.
He/she must have a successful teaching background and must submit teaching evaluations.
Preference will be given to those candidates who:
1) Have experience teaching American government.
2) A willingness to engage in on-line instruction
3) Basis and teaching experience within graduate level public administration coursesAnticipated Hire Date:08/01/2020 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:If you received any graduate degrees 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 http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.
Please attach copies of student evaluations. 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.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.