Faculty Hiring

Part-time Instructors

The Political Science Department is recruiting a pool of qualified part-time candidates to teach courses in the Political Science program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the current academic year.

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Arts & Sciences PTI Appointment Criteria

  • The College of Arts & Sciences requires Part-time Instructors to have full-time employment elsewhere. As such, it is incumbent on departments to ascertain if the candidate meets this requirement. If he/she does not, the Department Chair must request written approval from the area Associate Dean prior to contracting with the PTI.
  • Either a Services Agreement between Institutions or a Joint Staffing Letter Agreement must be submitted for a candidate who works with another University System of Georgia institution or for a State of Georgia agency. The required approvals must be obtained prior to the start of the semester.
  • If the candidate works for another A&S department or College of the University, the hiring department must request written approval from the Chair/Dean of the current home department/college to hire.
  • Prior written approval from the Dean and the Provost is required if the pay per course fee exceeds $3,500.

Per the Part-time Instructor Handbook, the teaching load for PTIs is limited to two classes per semester. Exceptions to this must have the Dean’s written approval.

Applicants should send via email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference to Dr. Carrie Manning, with Part-time Instructor Search in the subject line, at cmanning2@gsu.edu. Applications also may be sent by mail to Dr. Carrie Manning, Part-time Instructor, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4069, Atlanta, GA 30302-4069.

Visiting Lecturer

The Department of Political Science at Georgia State University invites applications for one or more anticipated vacancies for non-tenure track Visiting Lecturer positions. Visiting Lecturers should be prepared to teach introductory courses in American Government and/or International Relations. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Political Science in hand before the start of the semester when teaching commences. Georgia State University is a unit of the University System of Georgia and is an equal opportunity institution and an EEO/AA employer.

An offer of employment will be conditional on funding and background verification. Applications from minority candidates and women candidates are strongly encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should send via email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference to Dr. Carrie Manning, with Visiting Lecturer Search in the subject line to cmanning2@gsu.edu. Applications also may be sent by mail to Dr. Carrie Manning, Visiting Lecturer Search, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4069, Atlanta, GA 30302-4069.

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