Part Time Instructor - Department of Political Science Location:
Middle GA State University Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Part-Time Job ID:
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 state.
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.
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.
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
- Letter of interest including teaching philosophy
- A statement of availability discussing which campus(es) you are available to teach on and when
- Curriculum vitae
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
- Names and contact information for at least two references.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50).
For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 471.478.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources.
For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Lawrence, Chair, Department of Political Science at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.
Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent:
CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning
Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.