Limited-Term Faculty in Biology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

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.

UNG Core Values

https://ung.edu/about/mission-vision-values.php  

USG Core Values

1. USG Core Values 
All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and University of North Georgia's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).
2. USG Statement of Core Values (8.2.18.1.2 )
Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect, that form and guide the daily work of the organization. 
Integrity - We will be honest, fair, impartial, and unbiased in our dealings both with and on behalf of the USG.
Excellence - We will perform our duties to foster a culture of excellence and high quality in everything we do.
Accountability - We firmly believe that education in the form of scholarship, research, teaching, service, and developing others is a public trust. We will live up to this trust through safeguarding our resources and being good stewards of the human, intellectual, physical, and fiscal resources given to our care.
Respect - We recognize the inherent dignity and rights of every person, and we will do our utmost to fulfill our resulting responsibility to treat each person with fairness, compassion, and decency.  

The University of North Georgia invites applications for a ten-month, full-time limited-term lecturer to teach courses which may include introductory biology for non-majors, introductory biology for majors, and anatomy and physiology. The limited-term position is a one-year position with the possibility of additional extensions. The successful candidate will be required to teach 3/4 time on the Dahlonega campus and 1/4 time on the Blue Ridge campus. 

  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in biology and/or anatomy and physiology. 
  • The typical limited-term load is four lecture and four laboratory classes per semester. 
  • The ability to incorporate technology and active learning is highly desirable. 
  • Master's or Doctorate degree in biology or a 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.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy and Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references

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.

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.

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
This position does not require security clearance.

  • Position of Trust + Education
  • 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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