Part-Time Political Science Instructor (Applicant Pool)

Georgia State University
  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 09

Position description

Join Perimeter College's growing Part-Time faculty and become part of Georgia State University's national leadership in innovation and in the academic success of its diverse populations. As the two-year college of Georgia State University, Perimeter College is metro Atlanta's gateway to higher education. We are home to more freshmen than any other college in Georgia and offer a learning environment where teaching is the faculty's primary focus. Students can choose from courses on five campuses and online to follow a clear path to an associate degree or receive the core classes required to pursue a bachelor's degree. The 2019 and 2020 rankings from U.S. News & World Report list Georgia State as #2 among the most innovative colleges and universities in the nation and #2 (2019) and #3 (2020) among national universities with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. In recent years, African-American, Hispanic, first-generation and Pell-eligible students have, on average, all graduated from Georgia State at or above the rates of the student body overall - making Georgia State the only national public university to attain this goal.

Department: History & Political Science

Campus: College-wide

Posting Type: Internal/External

About the Department

The Department of History and Political Science at Perimeter College is committed to enlivening history and political science and wholly engaging our students in the learning process. Perimeter College political science classes examine human behavior through data, political systems, institutions and behaviors. Our department believes, as did Aristotle, that the study of politics (and history) are essential to achieving a stable and orderly society-one that develops, advances and improves our lives.

Position Description

Perimeter College is seeking part-time instructors in POLITICAL SCIENCE who will play a key role in educating and supporting students.

Required Experience

None Specified.

Required Education

To qualify to teach POLITICAL SCIENCE, applicants MUST have:  

A minimum of a master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) in courses designated as Political Science, and not Public Administration or International Relations.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to teach POLITICAL SCIENCE courses on the collegiate level. 
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods. 
  • Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

None Specified.

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal History Check is Required. A Criminal History Check is Required.

Work Hours

Classes at Perimeter College are offered morning, afternoon and evening including weekends.

Salary: $2,100.00 for each 3 Semester Credit Hour course taught

Number of Vacancies
Perimeter College accepts part-time instructor applications on a continuous basis.

Application instructions

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