Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow - College of Arts & Sciences
Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, Georgia

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Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow - College of Arts & Sciences

Welcome to Georgia College's employment website, and thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

Georgia College is the state's designated public liberal arts university-where practical education meets life-altering, real-world experiences. For us, a liberal arts education goes beyond simply memorizing facts and philosophies. A liberal arts curriculum teaches students how to navigate the complexities of life, assess the world around them and become critical thinkers. Our skills-infused approach provides our students with an advantage that employers are looking for and expands the personal and professional lives of our graduates. We are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect, and responsibility.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate education and serves more than 7,000 students in five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, the John H. Lounsbury College of Education, the College of Health Science and the John E. Sallstrom Honors College. With its sprawling idyllic campus paired with talented faculty and staff, Georgia College stands at the forefront of offering a holistic liberal arts education. Our students are engaged citizens who are encouraged to think independently and lead creatively as they acquire the skills to navigate life-long challenges.

Georgia College is one of 26 institutions in the University System of Georgia, and we consistently rank among the top three universities in terms of student retention and graduation rates. Georgia College also ranks 20th on U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Universities - South and is recognized as a top university in the nation by the Princeton Review, Forbes Higher Education and Kiplinger's.
Job Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences announces a search for a Science/ Mathematics Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year. Candidates with a terminal degree in one of the programs of our science and mathematics division are encouraged to apply. Programs in this division include: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychological Sciences. The Georgia College Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship is an innovative ten-month faculty program focusing on contributing to Georgia College's mission of teaching excellence, while affording the recipients an opportunity to develop and hone their own teaching practice in a dynamic and engaging public liberal arts environment. As the heart of a public liberal arts university, the College of Arts and Sciences provides excellent and rigorous student-focused baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in the fine and applied arts, the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, the physical, biological and mathematical sciences, and various professional fields. As the largest of the University's four colleges, it is home to approximately 195 full-time faculty who teach 3,000 students in thirteen departments. Our mission is to engender critical and creative thinking skills, provide problem-solving opportunities, offer a globally diverse perspective, engage in disciplinary scholarly and creative activities, and encourage undergraduate and graduate research.

Fellows will be assigned a 3/3 teaching load with face-to-face undergraduate instruction and will participate in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) fellows program, developing an academic year project centered around their teaching. In addition to mentorship, Postdoctoral Fellows will also take part in the CTL's Peer Feedback on Teaching in-class evaluation program. The university is seeking candidates who are interested in innovative pedagogies, scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), high-impact practices which align with our GC Journeys initiative, and/or collaborations with the Honors College.
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Qualified candidates for the GC Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship must have a terminal degree in field of study relevant to science and mathematics. The degree must be earned by August 1, 2022 or within the last three years.

Other Required Qualifications
Other required qualifications include:
- understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning;
- successful higher education teaching experience within the candidate's area of specialization;
- strong communication skills;
- a passion for working with and mentoring students; and
- demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity;
- a commitment to fostering academic excellence, rigor, and distinctiveness in the public liberal arts. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.
Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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