Political Science: Part-time Faculty
- Georgia Gwinnett College
- Georgia Gwinnett College
- Faculty Jobs
- Education, Educational Administration & Leadership, Social Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Location: Georgia Gwinnett College
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 255968
Located in the vibrant community that is Gwinnett County, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is a technology-rich, financially affordable, four-year institution with an access mission, housed on a modern 260-acre campus, 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.
GGC's transformative model of education prepares students to be life-long learners through the four pillars of scholarship, leadership, service and creativity. With a diverse student body of over 11,000 and a similarly diverse faculty and staff of 1,300+, the college embraces innovative approaches to education and administrative services through an inclusive culture.
Georgia Gwinnett College recognizes the talents of its faculty and staff as the institution's most critical asset. Essential to the college's mission is the critical need to attract, retain, and engage a diverse and highly qualified workforce. In addition to the University System of Georgia's expansive benefit and retirement offerings, employees who have completed six months of regular full-time service with GGC are eligible for the system's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). This program fosters the development and professional growth of employees through tuition assistance for eligible courses at any of the system's 26 institutions.
The University System of Georgia's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits for eligible positions, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and vision plans, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave and retirement savings plans. More information can be found by visiting the USG Benefits webpage: https://benefits.usg.edu/Job Summary Georgia Gwinnett College is now accepting applications for part-time faculty positions in Political Science in the School of Liberal Arts for the academic year 2023-2024.Part-Time faculty positions are semester-based positions and report directly to the Department Chair. Courses may be conducted in various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, online, hybrid and/or blended formats. These positions are on an as-needed basis. Positions require additional time outside of class to provide written feedback to students and to meet individually with students throughout the semester. Part-Time faculty may teach in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters.Working Arrangement: Flexible with in-office days, Faculty will be expected to attend new hire orientation and department meetings in person.Classes at Georgia Gwinnett College are offered morning, afternoon and evening including weekends.Review of applications will begin April 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.Responsibilities • Developing course curricula, including the syllabus,
lesson plans, and graded assignments, in accordance with the requirements of the upper division program and in consultation with the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.
• Reviewing, evaluating and recommending student learning materials.
• Evaluating students to measure their progress in achieving institutional and course goals.
• Timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction.
- A minimum of a master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) in the teaching discipline, or a JD degree from a United States law school accredited by the American Bar Association
• Terminal degree in the teaching discipline
• 1-year college-level teaching
• Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse population of students.
• Sustained professional engagement that demonstrates relevance and currency in the field of teaching.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College 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.
Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, 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, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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