Lecturer of Political Science

University of North Georgia
  • Location
    Dahlonega, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 22

Position description

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia (UNG) is currently accepting applications for an Instructor position in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) with a focus on American politics and a background in either public administration OR political theory/political philosophy. This position will be split between the Cumming and Dahlonega campuses at UNG. The successful candidate will teach in multiple formats, but their primary teaching responsibility will be face to face with the potential of offering an occasional class in the online format.


Teaching 15 semester hours per semester (5/5) including core classes for the department. Courses will include: primarily American Government, and maybe other core classes based on departmental needs. Depending on the area of specialty the candidate may teach one upper division class in their area of focus be it public administration or political theory/philosophy.

Preference will be given to candidate who:

  • Have demonstrated experience teaching American government.
  • A willingness to engage in on-line instruction
  • Basis and teaching experience of general upper division courses in either public administration or political theory / philosophy.


Required Qualifications

  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in political science, public administration or policy, or related field.
  •  Must have a successful teaching background and must submit teaching evaluations.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts
  • Student Evaluations

Application instructions

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