Limited Term Instructor in Public Administration

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Job Title: Limited Term Instructor in Public Administration
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 224541
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Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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Department Information

The Master of Public Administration is a dynamic and growing program housed in the Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service, which offers a BS in political science, a political science minor, and a minor in Public Administration. The department also offers Graduate Certificates in Public Management, Nonprofit Management and Community Development, and Disaster Management, as well as undergraduate certificates in Human Rights advocacy and Data Analytics. For more information about the Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service, please visit

Job Summary

The Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service at the University of West Georgia seeks innovative, equity-minded applicants for a Limited-Term Instructor in Public Administration to begin in August 2021. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching in the fully online public administration graduate programs and must also teach face-to-face and online undergraduate political science courses. The position requires an earned Ph.D. from an accredited research university in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field; the ability to teach graduate-level public administration courses; and the ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds Candidates with a background in nonprofit management, disaster management, public health administration, and data analytics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications Ph.D. from an accredited research university in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field.

Proposed Salary


Required Documents to Attach
    Curriculum VitaeLetter of interest (cover letter)Unofficial transcriptsContact information for three references

UWG embraces diversity and inclusion, recognizing the valuable contributions of each member of our faculty, staff, and student body. Our differences generate a collective strength that expresses our values and beliefs. We value every member of our community not in spite of but because of our differences in age, color, creed, education, ethnicity, gender expression, national origin, physical and cognitive ability, race, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applicants who will enrich our diverse community. Therefore, applicants should describe in their cover letter how their scholarship, teaching, and service contribute to diverse communities

Apply Before Date Review of candidates will begin April 1st and continue until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires official transcripts upon official appointment

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 3/18/2021
Application Due: 7/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time