Instructor in Political Science Part-Time
Georgia State University, Department of Political Science
United States

GSU Information

Be part of Perimeter College's growing Part-Time faculty at the heart of Georgia State University's national leadership in innovation and the academic success of diverse populations. As the two-year institution of Georgia State University, Perimeter College is metro Atlanta's gateway to higher education where teaching is the 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. U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 among the Most Innovative colleges and universities in the nation and #8 among national universities with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. In 2015, Georgia State was the only national public university in which African-American, Hispanic, first-generation, and Pell-eligible students graduated at rates above those of the student body overall.

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.

Special Instructions Summary

If you meet the qualifications outlined in the position announcement and are interested in becoming a part-time instructor, here are the next steps:

Complete the online application and upload the additional application materials noted below:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate degrees (foreign degree credentialing must be included for non-US degrees)
  • Names of three professional references. Please include the following information about your references: name; title; phone number and email; relationship (coworker, supervisor, direct report, etc.)
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Diversity Statement

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Notice of employment will be conditional on background verification.


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