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Full-time Tenure Track Biology Faculty (multiple positions pending funding availability)

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Application Process Complete the online application form by clicking on the button at the top of this page. Include a letter of application and, in your CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. EOE/ADA, open records law state. Position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Full-time Tenure Track Biology Faculty (multiple positions pending funding availability)
Position Title: Full-time Tenure Track Biology Faculty (multiple positions pending funding availability)
Position Type: Faculty - Full Time
Department: Department of Biology and Physical Sciences
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Primary responsibilities will include teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology and Genetics.

The Department of Biology and Physical Sciences offers a baccalaureate degree in Biology, and provides service courses to support associate degree and baccalaureate degree programs in nursing and allied health, as well as general education courses. There are currently 21 tenure-track faculty members in the department.

Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, in 2006 Gordon was named a state college and asked to develop selected four year programs to address critical state needs. Subsequently the College has launched baccalaureate majors in Biology, English, Health Services and Informatics Administration, History, Human Services, Mathematics, and Nursing. Gordon State College serves approximately 4000 students and has more than 120 full-time faculty.

The main campus of Gordon State College is in Barnesville, Georgia. Located approximately one hour south of Atlanta, students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in biological sciences field is required. Candidate must have educational background to teach major’s Introductory Biology, Anatomy and Physiology and Genetics. Preference given to applicants with experience in teaching Anatomy and Physiology. Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning is required. Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills are necessary for the position. Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology is required. Preferred candidate will be flexible, highly motivated, and enthusiastic about student success.

Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 04/14/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Process
Complete the online application form by clicking on the button at the top of this page. Include a letter of application and, in your CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EOE/ADA, open records law state. Position is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • HS/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Unofficial Transcripts