Lecturer of Geography

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Lecturer of Geography

Job ID: 222475
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Geography and Anthropology offers a diverse range of programs including degrees in Anthropology, Geography, and Geospatial Sciences, minors in Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Geography, and certificates in Geographic Information Sciences and Land Surveying. Our faculty conduct research on space and culture in our community and around the globe. They are passionate about teaching and researching with undergraduates. Visit the department home page at:
http://chss.kennesaw.edu/geoanth/

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Geography and Anthropology promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Geography position in the Department of Geography and Anthropology to begin August 2021.

Responsibilities
The Department of Geography and Anthropology at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a Lecturer of Geography to teach undergraduate general education courses in physical geography including Weather and Climate and Introduction to Landforms as well as program electives like Introduction to GIS.

Excellence in teaching and engagement is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the Department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Required Qualifications
A Master's, PhD or other terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Geography or a closely related field is required. Candidates with a minimum of 18 graduate level credit hours in Geography along with relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

    An earned doctoral degree in Geography or a closely related field Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and ethnically diverse community Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses for online or hybrid sections Ability to teach introductory level geospatial science courses including Introduction to GIS.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
  4. Summary of teaching effectiveness
  5. Names and addresses of three references

Apply Before Date
To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by January 22, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Teresa Raczek, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415


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Posted: 2/11/2021
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