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Part-Time Faculty Positions

Columbia State continually accepts part-time faculty applications in all disciplines.

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Columbia State continually accepts part-time faculty applications in all disciplines. Part time faculty are hired as needed on a semester-to-semester basis and typically teach up to nine credit hours during the semester. The current rate of pay is $500 per semester credit hour. Workload adjustments will be made for faculty teaching classes where the number of contact hours exceeds the number of credit hours. Additionally, a travel stipend may be negotiated at time of hire for faculty traveling more than 80 miles each week to teach their classes.

In order to teach college transfer courses for the associate of arts or associate of science degree, the part-time faculty member must have a master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. Faculty who teach for an associate of applied science degree must have at least an associate degree with appropriate work experience. Preference will be given to those who have a bachelor's or master's degree. Alternative credentials and/or additional licensure requirements may be applicable to some positions. College teaching experience is desirable.
Currently accepting applications for the following subjects:

Accounting
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Accounting (or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Accounting) or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with current CPA license.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology
Minimum requirements: A.A.S. degree in Industrial/Engineering Technology, Industrial Electricity, Electrical Maintenance or related field.
Campus or Location: Columbia (Northfield)
Class Times: Day

Agriculture
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Agriculture or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Agriculture.
Campus or Location: Columbia
Class Times: Day and Evening

Art - Art Appreciation
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Art or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Art.
Campus or Location: Lawrenceburg and Clifton
Class Times: Day and Evening

Biology - General Biology, Microbiology and Human Anatomy & Physiology
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Biology or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Biology.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day, Evening and Weekend
Applicants also needed for day classes during the summer term.

Biology Lab Facilitator
This is not a faculty (teaching) position but is only a facilitator for non-credit labs.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Biology or an advanced degree in a related field
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Business
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Business.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Chemistry
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Chemistry or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry.
Campus or Location: Columbia
Class Times: Day and Evening

Communication Studies – Mass Communication
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Communications or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Communications.
Campus or Location: Columbia and Franklin
Class Times: Day and Evening

Economics
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Economics or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Economics.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Franklin and Lawrenceburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

EMS Education – Instructor Assistant
Minimum requirements: Current TN EMT-IV license without history of revocation, suspension, or denial of licensure. One year pre-hospital experience. 75 hours EMS related teaching experience (CPR, First Responder) and current BLS Instructor Certification.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Franklin and Lawrenceburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

EMS Education – Instructor Coordinator
Minimum requirements: Associate degree. Current TN EMT-Paramedic license without history of revocation, suspension, or denial of licensure. Two years pre-hospital experience and 150 hours EMS related teaching experience (CPR, First Responder, EMT). Current BLS Instructor Certification. Completion of NAEMSE Instructor course.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Franklin and Lawrenceburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Engineering

Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Engineering.
Campus or Location: Columbia
Class Times: Day

English
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in English or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in English.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Centerville, Clifton, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day, Evening and Online

Film Crew Technology
Minimum requirements: Associate’s degree in Film Crew Technology or a related field with a minimum of 1 year experience working as a film crew member.
Campus or Location:  Franklin
Class Times:  Day and Evening

Geography
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Geography or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Geography.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening
 

Health and Physical Education
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Health & Physical Education or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Health & Physical Education.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Health Information Technology
Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher in Health Information Technology or a related field and RHIT credential.
Campus or Location: online

History
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in History or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in History.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Humanities
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Humanities or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Humanities.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Information Systems Technology
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Information Systems or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Computer Information Systems.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Mathematics
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Mathematics or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Music
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Music or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Music.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Clifton and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Nursing
Clinical Expertise in: Foundations, Medical/Surgical, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Women’s Health
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Master’s in Nursing preferred.
Campus or Location: Various clinical facilities
Class Times: Day and Evening

Office Administration – Medical Office
Minimum requirements: BS degree in Office Administration or a related field with a minimum of 18 semester hours in teaching discipline.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Philosophy
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Philosophy or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Philosophy.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Physical Science
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Physics or Chemistry or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Physics or Chemistry.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening
Physical Science applicants also needed at Columbia Campus for day classes during the summer term.

Physics
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Physics or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Physics.
Campus or Location: Columbia
Class Times: Day

Political Science
Minimum requirements: Masters degree in Political Science or a related field with 18 graduate hours in Political Science.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, and Lewisburg
Class Times: Day and Evening

Social Work
Minimum requirements: Masters degree in Social Work or a related field with 18 graduate hours in Social Work.
Campus location: Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg
Class Time: Day and Evening

Sociology
Minimum requirements: Masters degree in Sociology or a related field with 18 graduate hours in Sociology.
Campus location: Columbia, Lawrenceburg and Clifton
Class Time: Day and Evening

Spanish
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Spanish or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Spanish.
Campus or Location: Clifton, Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Online
Class Times: Day and Evening

Speech Communication  
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Speech/Communications or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Speech/Communications.
Campus or Location: Columbia, Lewisburg, and Franklin
Class Times: Day and Evening

Theater – Introduction to Theater, Acting, Musical Drama
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Theater or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Theater.
Campus or Location: Clifton and Columbia
Class Times: Day and Evening

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