Faculty position in a multi-site college in the University System of Georgia. Teaching load is the equivalent of 30 semester hours across fall and spring semesters. Reporting to the division chair, the faculty member’s primary responsibility is preparing for and delivering instruction.
Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.
This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.
Teaches 30 credit hours or equivalent per academic year as assigned (day, evening or weekend) at Georgia Highlands College
*Adopts and implements common course objectives as required by the division and discipline
Manages courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate professional records of students’ class performance, attendance and grades
Announces and keeps regular office hours, dedicating 10 hours (or more) per week to assisting students
Maintains involved and knowledgeable participation in academic advising of students as required by division
Offers professional assistance in curriculum development, review, and instructional materials selection
Participates in the extended work of the college through participation in committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and attends division meetings, full faculty meetings, town hall meetings, in-service training, and graduation
Engages in functions of evidence-based academic and program assessment, as required for accreditation, college compliance, and continuous review and improvement of student learning outcomes
Demonstrates meaningful service to the community and to the profession
Pursues continued professional development in academic discipline, technological applications for the classroom, and innovations and enhancement in teaching and learning
Performs related duties
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Minimum master's degree with 18 hours in Biology or related field.
Experience using classroom and laboratory technology.
Experience instructing in a laboratory setting.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia.