Part Time Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Studies

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Part Time Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Studies

Job ID: 220598
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-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 35,000 students. With 13 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.

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 Interdisciplinary Studies Department (ISD) houses several programs:

*African and African Diaspora Studies
*Asian Studies
*Comparative American Studies
*Gender and Women's Studies
*Latin American/Latinx Studies
*Native American & Indigenous Studies
*Peace Studies
*Religious Studies

Each program offers a minor, and the department also offers courses in Science, Technology, and Society, a degree in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies and a Master's in American Studies. In addition to academic programs, faculty are deeply involved in research and community outreach activities and organize several student-oriented conferences each year.

Job Summary
The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a pool of part-time open rank faculty positions to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate courses. These courses are most often introductory level (general education), but there may be opportunities to teach other departmental courses as well.

Part-time faculty are hired from this department's pool of applications on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online) and courses may be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campuses. Qualified out-of-state applicants are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications
A Master's, PhD or other terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in an area that matches an ISD program in which she or he desires to teach is required. Candidates with a minimum of 18 graduate level credit hours in an area that matches an ISD program in which she or he desires to teach will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous college-level teaching experience is also ideal.

Required Documents to Attach

    Letter of Application addressing qualifications and teaching philosophy Current Curriculum Vitae List of references Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire) Summary Teaching Evaluations

Apply Before Date
To be considered for this position, please be mindful of these dates:

To be considered for a Spring 2021 teaching position, please apply before November 1, 2020.

To be considered for a Fall 2021 teaching position, please apply before June 1, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this job opening, please contact the Interdisciplinary Studies Department's Associate Chair, Dr. Laura Davis - [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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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Part Time