Lecturer – Psychological Science



Job description

Dahlonega, GA

Job ID: 228073

About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university’s signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia’s Department of Psychological Science in the College of Arts & Letters is seeking a Lecturer to teach undergraduate students.


  • The Lecturer position will teach 15 hours per semester of undergraduate course work. This will include Introduction to Psychology, Human Growth and Development, Introduction to Psychological Sciences, as well as upper-level courses in area(s) of specialization.
  • The lecturer is responsible for keeping office hours and attending all faculty meetings as an integral member of the department.
  • Teaching responsibilities will be on Dahlonega and Cumming campuses as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in psychology or a related field with at least 18 hours of graduate level psychology courses at the time of appointment is required. Preference given to candidates with a doctorate.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in class, online, and hybrid formats preferred.
  • Knowledge of learning course management system preferred.

How to apply

Apply online

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions

  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).  Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
  • Please submit contact information for three professional references.

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises four campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.