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Part-Time ANTHROPOLOGY Instructor (Applicant Pool)

Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 8, 2024

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Part-Time ANTHROPOLOGY Instructor (Applicant Pool)

GSU Information

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.

Cultural & Behavioral Science


Position Type
Part Time Faculty

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About the Department

The Department of Cultural and Behavioral Sciences is home to multiple academic and applied disciplines including psychology, sociology, anthropology, geography, education, social work, criminal justice, and homeland security. Our courses and academic pathways cultivate critical and creative thinking, scientific inquiry, and communication skills. Students use social science insights to better understand our diverse and changing world, enhancing their personal growth, professional success, and community engagement.

Position Description

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

Required Experience

Applicants MUST have a minimum of a Master’s Degree, with at least 18 graduate semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) in ANTHROPOLOGY .

Required Education

College-level teaching experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

None specified.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to teach Anthropology at the collegiate level.
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning.
  • Effective communication skills needed.
  • Excellent organizational and teaching skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology is required
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

$2,100.00 for each 3 Semester Credit Hour course taught

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty
  • Teach 1 to 2 sections of Intro to Anthropology, Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Intro to Biological Anthropology, or Archaeology and Prehistory per term, as needed. Courses will mostly be on one of our five physical campuses, though online classes are possible following our institution’s certification process.
  • Create syllabi, assignments and tests, class activities, lectures, etc.
  • Communicate with students outside class via email, phone, and in-person or virtual office hours.
  • Use online learning management system to post syllabus, grades, and other information students need.
  • Do required record-keeping in a timely fashion, e.g. roll verification, progress report grades, final grades.
  • Communicate with department Chair and staff about teaching schedule, any student issues, and other matters as needed.
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Perimeter College accepts part-time instructor applications on a continuous basis.

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Position End Date (if temporary)

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered:
  • Letter of application/cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript of all degrees completed. Official transcripts must be provided if an offer is accepted.
  • Foreign Degree Transcript is required for foreign graduate degrees
  • Three (3) professional references. Professional references will provide letters of recommendation via a secured and confidential link provided in a notification email.
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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Georgia State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status in its programs, services, activities, employment, and/or admissions. Additionally, the University promotes equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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
  2. * 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)

  3. * Are you available to teach mornings?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to teach afternoons?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you available to teach evenings?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts of All Graduate-Level Degrees Completed or In Progress
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3

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