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Limited Term Faculty Positions in Geography

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Limited Term Faculty Positions in Geography

Job ID: 257331
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. 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 Department of Geography and Anthropology offers a diverse range of programs including degrees in Anthropology, Geography, and Geospatial Sciences, minors in Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Geography, and certificates in Geographic Information Sciences and Land Surveying. Our faculty conduct research on space and culture in our community and around the globe. They are passionate about teaching and researching with undergraduates. Visit the department home page at: https://radow.kennesaw.edu/geoanth/

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8,000 degree seeking students, the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society.

The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. RCHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Geography and Anthropology promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, Limited Term Instructor or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Geography faculty positions in the Department of Geography and Anthropology that begins January 2024. Position start date has been updated.

Responsibilities
  • Teaching general education undergraduate courses in physical geography (GEOG 1110: The Digital Earth; GEOG 1112K: Introduction to Weather and Climate; GEOG 1113K: Introduction to Landforms)

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

Instructor Level
  • Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a discipline related to Geography or a closely related discipline is required.

OR
  • A Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a non-related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline is required.

Assistant Professor Level
  • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Geography or a related discipline.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior teaching experience and/or demonstrable potential for effective teaching
  • Evidence or demonstrable potential of teaching and working with culturally and ethnically diverse communities
  • Willingness to teach in face-to-face modality as well as online and hybrid as needed
  • Record of past teaching or demonstrable potential to teach physical geography to undergraduates
  • Ability to teach introductory level geospatial science courses including Introduction to GIS


Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
  4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness and Course Evaluations (if available) - Upload as Additional Documents


Apply Before Date

For full consideration, please apply by Ocotober 1, 2023. This position is open until filled. The application and start dates have been updated.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Brandon D. Lundy; blundy@kennesaw.edu; 470-578-2893.

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

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=257331&PostingSeq=1

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