Part-Time Faculty - Political Science (Spring 2021)
Position Title:Part-Time Faculty - Political Science (Spring 2021) Position Number:10044088 Benefits Eligible:No Campus Location:Blue Ridge General Summary:
The University of North Georgia seeks to hire a part-time faculty member to teach introductory courses in Political Science on the Blue Ridge Campus. This position for the Spring 2021 term will teach one section of POLS 1101 American Government and one section of CGLO 1503 Contemporary Global Issues. The Contemporary Global Issues course is part of the Blue Ridge Scholars Program, a first-year learning community that integrates courses from five academic departments around a literacy promotion theme.
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.
The vision for the Blue Ridge Campus is to offer a variety of educational pathways that meet the needs of the region, to include dual-enrollment courses for high school students, continuing and professional education programs for adult learners, and a full-time cohort-based program for first-time freshmen with courses that will enable students to complete degrees in regional high-demand disciplines. This cohort model may include learning communities and an innovative interdisciplinary curriculum that builds the skills necessary for success in college-level work and uses the region as a context for learning in and out of the classroom. The university will support student success through financial counseling, mandatory advising, and a required pre-college summer program.Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- The part-time faculty member will be responsible for teaching two introductory political science courses Introduction to American Government and Contemporary Global Issues.
- M.A. in Political Science or a closely related field or a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Political Science is required.
- The successful candidate must have a substantiated background in either comparative politics or international relations in addition to the 18 graduate hours in Political Science to be considered for this position.
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check. 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. Information: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.