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07 March 2014

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Are you or your grad student looking for a job? Consider this one!

The Department of Government and Sociology at Georgia College & State University invites applications for a Lecturer in Sociology position, beginning August 1, 2014.

The program focuses on social institutions and social stratification with an emphasis on the intersection of gender, race, and social class. The Lecturer will also contribute to the GC1Y and GC2Y departmental offerings.

The Department of Government and Sociology is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success.

The Department currently offers bachelors degrees in Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology and masters degrees in Criminal Justice and Public Administration. The public administration program is NASPAA accredited. The Department consists of 24 full time faculty and two professional staff members. In addition to serving students through its programs, the Department also focuses on expanding undergraduate research opportunities, community engagement and public policy inquiry. For more information about the department, visit http://www.gcsu.edu/gov/index.htm

Georgia College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of the workforce, student body and curriculum. Candidates who share these commitments are encouraged to apply. Furthermore, the successful candidate must have an interest in teaching in a liberal arts setting.
We seek candidates who can contribute to The Department of Government and Sociology educational mission. Successful candidates will be expected to instruct our students in the discipline of sociology at the introductory and some upper level courses.

Successful candidates are expected to have:
1. Understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning.
3. Strong communication skills and successful higher education teaching experience.
4. Eighteen graduate semester hours related to sociology.

Demonstrable ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters in Sociology. Teaching experience at the University level
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology. Teaching experience at the University level.

Background/Experience in Medical/Health Sociology would be beneficial
Strengthened by Diversity
GCSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-445-5596.

Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation.
Review of applicants begins on 03-26-2014
All applications must be submitted on-line.

The finalists will be expected to submit official college transcripts showing their completed academic course work. Successful completion of a criminal and academic background check will be required for employment.

Review of applicants begins and continues until position is filled. Transcripts will be used for evaluation purposes only and do not have to be high quality images. The file space maximum is 2MB and should be contained in one document. When the finalist has been identified official transcripts will be required as a condition of employment. For a full position description and application details, visit http://www.gcsujobs.com

Confidential letters of reference are requested and the reference provider will be asked to upload their letter to this website.


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