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Lecturer in English

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The University of North Georgia
Location
UNG - Online

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Job Title: Lecturer in English
Location: UNG - Online
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 233796
About Us

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 Summary

The University of North Georgia (UNG) in partnership with USG eCore seeks a dynamic, innovative full-time online lecturer with a successful track record of teaching English courses in higher education. This is a 10-month, online faculty position with 5/5 teaching load. Contracts may be renewed annually based on performance, budget, and need.
This is a full-time remote position, not restricted by commute or geographic area, though occasional travel to UNG, Carrollton, GA, or other locations in GA may be required.
For the duration of employment, the faculty member will be provided with a laptop, either Mac or PC, depending on their preference.

Responsibilities
  • This non-tenure-track, renewable faculty position will be assigned ten courses per contract term (roughly 5/5 load), which are taught fully online using Desire-to-Learn (GoView). This position is responsible for providing quality online instruction, facilitation, and student engagement.
  • Faculty are expected to be available for online office hours and online chats with students in addition to being engaged in course instruction, discussions, and at-risk reporting as outlined the eCore teaching MOU and policy handbook).
Required Qualifications
  • Applicants are expected to have at a minimum a Master of Arts degree in English or a closely related field (Ph.D. is ideal) with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in English.
  • A successful completion of eCore teaching certification is required
  • Ideal candidates will have an academic grounding in Composition and Rhetoric pedagogy and demonstrated skill in teaching college composition and literature to an online audience.
  • Ideal candidates will have an academic grounding in the specific subject area of coursework related to assigned teaching responsibilities and demonstrated skill in teaching college level.
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level, with at least one year of successful online teaching
  • A commitment to supporting student success within a diverse student population in an online learning environment
  • Ability to breakdown and disseminate difficult concepts in a manner to facilitate student understanding
  • Experience working with non-traditional learners
  • Prior experience with eCore or online learning and learning management systems
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Other Information
  • This role is considered a position of trust.
Special Applicant Instructions
  • 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.

Organization

The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia.  With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities.  The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the  Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013.  Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.

To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit www.ung.edu.

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