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Limited-Term Faculty in Biology

Employer
The University of North Georgia
Location
Dahlonega, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Science, Life Sciences
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: Limited-Term Faculty in Biology
Location: UNG - Gainesville
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 269918
About Us
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Summary
The Department of Biology at the University of North Georgia invites applicants for a Full-time limited-term (one year) Lectureship (with benefits) in biology, primarily on its Gainesville campus.
Responsibilities
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in biology, with a course load of four lectures and four laboratories per semester.
  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in introductory biology, and/or anatomy and physiology, and/or medical microbiology.
  • The ability to successfully incorporate technology and teach on-line is highly desirable.
  • Teaching assignments may extend to other campuses.
Required Qualifications
  • Earned Master's degree in Biology or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of graduate level biology courses at the time of appointment is required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential.
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education
Special Applicant Instructions
  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

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