Political Science Open Rank Tenure Track

Georgia State University
  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 15

Position description

The Department of History and Political Science at Perimeter College is devoted to enlivening our studies and teaching and wholly engaging our students in the learning process. The department is home to History, Political Science, and African-American Studies. Political science classes examine human behavior through data, political systems, institutions and behaviors. Students who study here go on to pursue bachelor's and advanced degrees and careers in law, business, journalism and education-among other professions. The department feels, as did Aristotle, that the study of politics (as well as history and related subjects) is essential to achieving a stable and orderly society-one that develops, advances and improves lives.

Position Description

Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:
* Providing 27-32 semester hours of instruction per academic yea
* Providing student support and guidance
* Maintaining weekly office hours
* Working effectively and professionally with colleagues

Perimeter College places emphasis on fostering innovation and nurturing professional advancement. The prospective candidate is expected to actively participate in professional development activities that reflect career aspirations aligned with the college's mission and vision. Expected responsibilities include a commitment to serve Perimeter College at the department, college, and university levels.

Required Education

Ph.D in Political Science or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Experience teaching political science at the collegiate level.
Experience in teaching Online.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to teach introductory courses in American Government, Global Issues, and Introduction to Political Science at the college level.
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods.
  • Ability to create a sense of belonging for all students and facilitate student learning in both the in-person and virtual learning environments.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. -Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology.

Application instructions

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