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Part-Time Instructor in Psychology

Dalton State College
Dalton State College

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Part-Time Instructor in Psychology
Location: Dalton State College
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 256644
About Us

Dalton State College delivers a transformational education experience in a diverse, caring community serving nearly 5,000 students through its two campuses and online programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, we provide access to high-quality bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and career and teaching certificate programs that are responsive to regional and state needs.

Located about 90 minutes from Atlanta and 30 minutes from Chattanooga, Dalton State is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northwest Georgia and is surrounded by abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. We attract students from 35 countries and 26 states. More than half of our students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third of our students identify as Hispanic/Latino. Dalton State is Georgia's first federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); through this designation, we administer a Title V and Title III HSI STEM Grant program that benefit all students.

Our mission and values undergird our commitment to creating a sense of belonging for all students and to ensuring their success. Dalton State was ranked number one in the nation for Student Experience in The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. rankings. In addition, we are proud to have been recognized in 2020 as one of 79 "Great Colleges to Work For" by ModernThink.

Job Summary

The School of Arts and Sciences at Dalton State College invites applicants for a part-time instructor in Psychology. The position is a temporary, part-time position on a semester-by-semester agreement based on need.

Thanks to outstanding community support, the School of Arts and Sciences has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for teaching undergraduates and conducting student-faculty research.

A complete application must include (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) two current letters of reference*, and (4) transcripts of all college work. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for initial screening however official transcripts will be required upon employment.

*During the application process please list the references you will be having to submit letters. The letters should be sent to and should indicated clearly which position the candidate has applied.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate level.
Required Qualifications
  • Applicants must hold an earned Master’s degree from an accredited college with at least 18 graduate credit hours in the field of expertise.
Preferred Qualifications
  • College classroom teaching experience
  • Earned doctorate

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and use applied learning approaches
  • Support the DSC Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience
  • Successfully educate and empower a diverse student population (DSC is a Hispanic-serving institution) and support first-generation college students
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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 Dalton State College, as determined by Dalton State 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Dalton State College is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical 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). Dalton State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact Dalton State College's Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034.

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