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Biology for Anatomy & Physiology: Lecturer - Fall 2024

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Georgia Gwinnett College
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Job Title: Biology for Anatomy & Physiology: Lecturer - Fall 2024
Location: Georgia Gwinnett College
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 266823
About Us

Since our founding in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to our students. At GGC, we believe that our students' success is our success, and we are committed to creating a culture that supports and uplifts them throughout their academic journey.

As a member of our faculty or staff, you will become part of a dedicated and passionate community of educators and professionals. Together, we work towards a common goal of empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. We take pride in our student body, which represents a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Whether you are involved in teaching or providing essential services, your contribution will make a significant impact on the lives of our students and the broader community.

In addition to our commitment to student success, we also value the well-being and professional growth of our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, designed to support the needs of our faculty and staff. From competitive compensation to health and wellness programs, and professional development opportunities to work-life balance initiatives, we strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

Located in the thriving community of Gwinnett County, GGC offers a rich cultural and social landscape that enhances the overall college experience. Our backdrop is a beautiful, modern 260-acre campus located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our students and employees benefit from the close proximity to various local amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreational opportunities. This vibrant community serves as an extension of our campus, providing a stimulating environment for personal and professional growth.

Join GGC and become part of a dynamic team that plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives and celebrating the achievements of our students. Together, let's make a positive impact and empower the next generation of leaders.

Job Summary

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) invites applicants for a Lecturer faculty position responsible for teaching Anatomy and Physiology to Exercise Science, Pre-Allied Health, and Pre-Nursing students starting August 1, 2024. The candidate will report to the Chair of Biological Sciences. Applicants should demonstrate successful instruction in Anatomy and Physiology or have a strong background in Anatomy and Physiology and demonstrate successful instruction in biology-related courses. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement, and service to the college and community. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate an aptitude for innovative teaching styles, hands-on and active learning pedagogy, and those with undergraduate teaching experience. This position teaches students in Allied Health and Pre-Nursing fields, thus an ability to emphasize real-life application of knowledge is preferred. In addition to the above, this position will review, evaluate, and recommend student learning materials, and evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving institutional and course goals.

Review of applications will begin January 4, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Physiology (or a closely related field), on or before the semester of the start date with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours within the discipline, but will also consider a Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours within the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

GGC is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring (advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty). The Biological Sciences Department is interested in candidates with experience working with students from a variety of backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students, regardless of background. The candidate will be expected to perform additional duties as assigned.

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well 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 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Conditions of Employment

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. 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 (GGC). Eligibility of employment is determined by GGC in its sole discretion, and includes but is not limited to confirmation of 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 subject to the applicable federal laws, state laws, 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

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. GGC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy or childbirth), veteran status or military status, genetic information, or disability in employment or admission or access to its programs and activities, as required by Title IX. Inquiries including anyone who feels they have been discriminated against should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX compliance and direct concerns to the GGC Title IX Coordinator, Building B, Suite 3700, titleix@ggc.edu or (678) 407-5085.

For individuals requiring disability-related accommodations for participation in any event including the application, interview process, or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact HR Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5054 or email benefits@ggc.edu.

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Other Information

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. Georgia is an open records state.

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