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Part Time Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Studies

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Category:
Biology
Part Time Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Studies


Job ID: 235513
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Interdisciplinary Studies Department (ISD) houses several programs:

*African and African Diaspora Studies
*Asian Studies
*Comparative American Studies
*Gender and Women's Studies

*Integrative Studies
*Latin American/Latinx Studies

*Leadership Studies
*Native American & Indigenous Studies
*Peace Studies
*Religious Studies

Each program offers a minor, and the department also offers courses in Science, Technology, and Society, a degree in African and African Diaspora Studies, Integrative Studies, and Asian Studies and a Master's in American Studies. In addition to academic programs, faculty are deeply involved in research and community outreach activities and organize several student-oriented conferences each year.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a pool of part-time open rank faculty positions to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate courses in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. These courses are most often introductory level (general education), but there may be opportunities to teach other departmental courses as well.

Part-time faculty are hired from this department's pool of applications on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online) and courses may be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campuses.

Qualified out-of-state candidates may be assigned a full online teaching load and are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
  • teaching primarily lower division courses and courses in specialty area at the undergraduate level
  • working with diverse communities
Required Qualifications
A Master's or doctoral degree, or their foreign equivalent, in an area that matches the ISD program in which the candidate desires to teach or in a related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in one of the ISD disciplines or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous college-level teaching experience is also ideal.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. Letter of Application addressing qualifications and teaching philosophy
  2. CV
  3. List of references
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Apply Before Date
This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Cecile Accilien, isd@kennesaw.edu, 470-578-2431.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at sscsupport@ssc.usg.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf

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