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Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.

A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.

With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.

Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

Life & Earth Sciences


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Part Time Faculty

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About the Department

The Perimeter College Department of Life and Earth Sciences includes a wide-ranging community of students, staff members and distinguished faculty scholars in the fields of biology, environmental science, geology and integrated sciences. We celebrate the diversity of our students, faculty and staff as one of our greatest assets.

Students taking courses in our department may go on to continue their education and prepare for careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields or health professions. Others pursue non-science educational goals and careers.

Our students exhibit diversity in their learning styles, as well. In response, our faculty use varied teaching practices and technology to engage them in learning, scientific reasoning and critical thinking.

Position Description

Perimeter College is seeking part-time instructors in HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY who will play a key role in educating and supporting students.

Perimeter College offers Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II.

Human Anatomy and Physiology I:
This is the first of a two-course sequence in human anatomy and physiology designed to meet the requirements for nursing, dental hygiene, physical education, and other health science majors. Topics covered include animal cell structure and function, cell chemistry, cell division, metabolism, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscle system and nervous system.

Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab:
This is a laboratory covering microscopic survey of animal cells and tissues, skeletal system, muscular system (animal dissection and muscle identification using human models), nervous system with emphasis on the brain and sense organs.

Human Anatomy and Physiology II:
This course is a continuation of Human Anatomy and Physiology I and covers the concepts of human anatomy and physiology that were not considered in Human Anatomy and Physiology I. Topics include metabolism and the digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems.

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab:
This is a laboratory covering blood and the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems.

Required Experience

None Specified.

Required Education

A Ph.D., MD (medical doctor), DC (chiropractor) or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours or 27 graduate quarter hours in applicable Human Anatomy and Physiology courses.

The successful candidate will have courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology along with a variety of other applicable courses such as pathology, histology, immunology, neurobiology, endocrinology, human systems, cell biology and genetics.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to teach HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY courses on the collegiate level
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods
  • Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology
Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

None Specified.

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal History Check is Required.

Work Hours

Classes at Perimeter College are offered morning, afternoon and evening including weekends.

$2,601.00 for each HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY course OR Lab taught

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Number of Vacancies
Perimeter College accepts part-time instructor applications on a continuous basis.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

If you meet the qualifications outlined in the position announcement and are interested in becoming a part-time instructor, here are the next steps:
Complete the online application and upload the additional application materials noted below:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate degrees (foreign degree credentialing must be included for non-US degrees)
  • Names of three professional references. Please include the following information about your references: name; title; phone number and email; relationship (coworker, supervisor, direct report, etc.)
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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the major as written on your master's degree transcript?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a doctorate degree and, if so, what is the major written on your doctorate degree transcript? (Write N/A if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have College or University level teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have Secondary Education teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have online teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you available to teach weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you available to teach mornings?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Are you available to teach afternoons?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you available to teach evenings?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you currently employed at a University System of Georgia college or university?
    • Yes - Full-time Faculty
    • Yes - Part-time Faculty
    • Yes - Full-time Staff/Professional
    • Yes - Part-time Staff/Professional
    • No
  12. * If you have previously taught for Georgia State University, Perimeter College, or Georgia Perimeter College in a faculty position, please indicate the dates of employment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Are you employed at a private or Technical College System of Georgia college or university?
    • Yes - Full-time Faculty
    • Yes - Part-time Faculty
    • Yes - Full-time Staff/Professional
    • Yes - Part-time Staff/Professional
    • No
  14. * Perimeter College has five (5) campuses located in the metro Atlanta area. The campuses include Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, and Newton. In addition, Perimeter College also offers Online classes. Please list the campuses you are interested in working: • Alpharetta • Clarkston • Decatur • Dunwoody • Newton • Online

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3

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