Lecturer of English

Middle Georgia State University
MGA - Macon

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Job Title: Lecturer of English
Location: MGA - Macon
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 248196
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 state.

Department Information The Department of English teaches a range of core curriculum classes and offers a B.A. in English with concentrations in Literature, Creative Writing, Professional Writing, Secondary Teacher Certification, Pre-Law, and Generalist studies. The Department also offers graduate certificate and M.A. programs in Professional and Technical Writing, and minors in Creative Writing and Professional Writing. English faculty are exceptionally dynamic, accomplished, and highly qualified. We offer classes through different delivery methods (face-to-face, online, video-conference, etc.) and reside in MGA’s School of Arts & Letters, which also has degree programs in History, Art and Applied Design, Interdisciplinary Studies, Contemporary Musicianship, Media and Communication, Modern Language, Music, and Core Curriculum. We also have an M.A. in Public Relations.

Responsibilities This position involves teaching a 5/5 course load. Teaching responsibilities may include day and/or evening classes, online and/or hybrid courses, and/or video-conference classes. Travel between campuses may be required.

Required Qualifications
    Minimum of a master’s degree in English or related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in English
Preferred Qualifications
    Prior successful teaching experience, particularly in composition and developmental English.Ability to teach specialized writing courses such as Writing for Digital Media or Professional WritingExperience with online and/or hybrid delivery of instruction.
Required Documents to Attach
  1. Letter of interest including a statement of teaching philosophy.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
  4. Name and contact information for three professional 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.

Background Check 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.

Other Information Applications accepted until position filled.

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


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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