Political Science: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Fall 2019

Position ID: 42411
Location
Institution: 
Georgia Gwinnett College
College/Div/School: 
Academic Affairs
Department: 
Political Science
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Professor
Job Description: 

 

Job Details
 
Position Title:  Political Science: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2019
 
Opened Date:  01/31/2019
 
Job Category:  Faculty
 
Department:  Political Science - 1010110
 
Division:  Academic Affairs
 
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2
 
Position Statement:
 

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Description:
 
In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year, GGC invites applicants to fill Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty position in Political Science starting August 1, 2019. All successful candidates will be expected to teach the introductory American Government course as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.  Candidates with experience teaching American Government as well as courses in Legal Studies and Public Administration are preferred. Ability to teach undergraduate upper level courses in Legal Studies and Public Administration.  Experience teaching American Government is also preferred.
Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement and an active research agenda, as well as service to the college and community. GGC is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising and mentoring (advising and mentoring is expected of all faculty). Other related duties as assigned. 
 
In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 3 or 5 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.
 
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctorate (Ph.D.) or appropriate terminal degree in required discipline before the semester start date.
  • Minimum of 18 credit hours in Political Science.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Position Disclosure:
 
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.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
 
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.
 
Work Hours:  Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).
 
Position Status:  Full-Time
 
FLSA:  Exempt
 
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Political Science and Government, General
American Government and Politics (United States)
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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