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Part-Time Faculty Position in Interdisciplinary Studies Department

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Interdisciplinary Studies
Posting Job Title: Part-Time Faculty Position in Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Recruitment Type: Part-Time Faculty

Position Details

Rank – Title:
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: One Semester
Contract Type: Part-Time
Date Position Available: 08/08/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State is accepting applications for part-time instructors or part-time assistant professors to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate courses. These courses are most often introductory level (general education), but there may be opportunities to teach other departmental courses as well.

Part-time faculty are hired from this department’s pool of applications on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, online) and courses may be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campus.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Master’s, PhD or other terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent is required. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 18 graduate level credit hours in an area that matches the ISD program in which she or he desires to teach, though relevant professional experience is also considered. Previous college level teaching experience is also ideal.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 06/01/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

Contact Interdisciplinary Studies Assistant Chair, Dr. Roxanne Donovan, Interdisciplinary Studies Department, 402 Bartow Avenue #2208, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591,

Additional Information for Applicants

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department (ISD) has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. ISD strives to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Application Instructions

These positions are open until filled. Please provide evidence of interdisciplinary scholarship in one of the interdisciplinary areas of study: African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latin American/Latino Studies, Peace Studies or Religious Studies.

Please provide evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and ethnically diverse college community with an emphasis on teaching experience with interdisciplinary scholarship.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000480
Departmental/College Overview:

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department (ISD) houses seven programs: African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace Studies, and Religious Studies.

Each program offers a minor, and the department also offers a B.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies, a B.A. in Asian Studies, a Master’s in American Studies, and courses in Science, Technology, and Society.

In addition to academic programs, faculty are deeply involved in research and community outreach activities and organize several student-oriented conferences each year.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  3. Sample Syllabi