Part Time Instructor - Department of Political Science

Job Details

Job Title: Part Time Instructor - Department of Political Science
Location: Univ. of Middle Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 240725
About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses—Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia—and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia’s 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia’s flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement.

Department Information

The Department of Political Science is one of three departments housed in the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. We offer a recently-established bachelor’s degree in political science, as well as minors and certificates in areas such as African & African Diaspora Studies, environmental policy studies, European Union Studies, global studies, political science, and pre-law. The department also supports the general education program of the university by offering the required course in American government and other social science electives.

Job Summary

The School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for part-time instructors of political science, to teach online or in person at one (or more) of the Cochran, Dublin, Macon, and/or Warner Robins campuses.


Teach lower and upper-level coursework with in general education and the political science bachelor’s program, including primarily sections of the introductory American government course (POLS 1101). Teaching responsibilities may include online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face day and/or evening classes.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of a master’s degree in political science or related field and at least 18 graduate semester hours in political science or a subfield thereof.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. Letter of interest including teaching philosophy
  2. A statement of availability discussing which campus(es) you are available to teach on and when
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  5. Names and contact information for at least two references.
Other Information

For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Lawrence, Chair, Department of Political Science at [email protected]


One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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