Faculty Positions

Current Faculty Positions

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS)

Hire Date: Fall 2017

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University is searching for a tenure-track, assistant professor to join the School Counseling Program to begin in Fall 2017. This candidate is also expected to serve as core faculty in the department’s doctoral program in Counselor Education and Practice.

Qualifications: The individual chosen for this position must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • have an earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program;
  • must show evidence of and/or potential for a focused line of research related to school counseling, school counselor training, and/or critical issues facing school-age children and their families;
  • clinical experience as a k-12 school counselor;
  • experience working with diverse racial and ethnic minority populations;
  • membership in state, regional, and/or national professional organizations;
  • be license-eligible in the State of Georgia

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will teach core courses in the 60 hour, CACREP-accredited school counseling program with opportunities to teach in our additional CACREP-accredited programs. Additional responsibilities may include participating in the school counseling program’s curriculum assessment and development; contributing to program administration; advising and mentoring students; and providing service to the community, university, and professional organizations. Preference will be given to candidates who have a research program with potential for obtaining external funding.

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services and Georgia State University have a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups, women, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Atlanta is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant metropolitan area that provides numerous opportunities for cultural events as well as professional collaborations within GSU and the broader metro-Atlanta area.

Applications/Nominations: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, and official transcript of highest degree earned via either email (cychang@gsu.edu; rrice3@gsu.edu) or mail to Dr. Catharina Chang and Dr. Robert Rice, Search Committee Co-Chairs, Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, P.O. Box 3980, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980.

Preference will be given to applications received by October 14, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer.

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University is searching for a tenure-track, assistant professor to begin Fall, 2017.

Qualifications:  The individual chosen for this position must have an earned doctorate from an APA-accredited program.  Applicants must show evidence of and/or potential for both a focused line of research and external funding for research.  The position is open to a range of research and teaching interests that are aligned with the field of Counseling Psychology.  The department is characterized by highly productive and collaborative research efforts that are supported by two active research centers: the Center for Research on School Safety, School Climate, and Classroom Management and the Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma, and Resilience.

The selected individual will be primarily involved in teaching in the Counseling Psychology doctoral program and the Mental Health Counseling master’s program.  Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Georgia is preferred.

The Counseling Psychology Program, Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, and Georgia State University have a strong commitment to diversity.  Candidates from underrepresented groups (e.g., racial and ethnic minority individuals, women and gender minority people, sexual minority individuals, and persons with disabilities) are especially encouraged to apply.  Atlanta is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant metropolitan area that provides numerous opportunities for cultural events as well as professional collaborations within GSU and the broader metro-Atlanta area.

Applications: Applicants should submit statements of research and teaching interests, their curriculum vita, official transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Jeff Ashby
Search Committee Chair
Department of Counseling and Psychological Services
P.O. Box 3980
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980

Preference will be given to applications and supporting documents received by September 30, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECEE)

The Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education is seeking a permanent full-time clinical assistant professor with expertise in young children who are English Language Learners, literacy, and supervision.

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising field experiences.  Additional responsibilities include supervising teacher education students in internship placements; advising students; serving on department, college, and university committees; and participating in professional organizations.

Qualifications:  Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Early Childhood and Elementary Education or a related field and experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in urban settings.  Successful applicants will have at least three years of professional experience with young children, especially young English Language Learners, and experience teaching field-based courses.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, example of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest.  Email application materials to COEECEJOBS@gsu.edu.  Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Laura May at lauramay@gsu.edu.

Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by October 17, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  This clinical assistant professor position is available starting in fall 2017.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for the position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Educational Policy Studies (EPS)

The Department of Educational Policy Studies in the College of Education at Georgia State University invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership.

Position Description:  Reporting to the department chair, the clinical assistant professor’s responsibilities include teaching courses in Educational Leadership / Administration, advising students in the Ed.D., Ed.S. and M.Ed. programs and providing service to the university, community and profession. The position requires a terminal degree and is a 10-month appointment with possible summer employment opportunities.  Research activities may be negotiated with the department chair as part of the workload in lieu of an emphasis on service.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in educational leadership, educational administration or a related / supporting area in education relevant to the Educational Leadership Section, and has the ability to teach courses in these areas. These courses are taught on-line, off-campus and on-campus, including evenings and weekends. This person will be expected to advise and mentor graduate students, work with diverse student populations, model technology use, provide service to the university and profession, and communicate effectively with educational partners. Additionally, it is required that the applicant have had previous experience as an educational leader in P-12 education and the ability to articulate and integrate certification requirements into course content. Preferred qualifications include teaching experience at a college or university especially in educational leadership, record of externally funded research, experience administering educational programs, experience teaching online courses, and knowledge of performance-based models of leadership preparation. Interest in working with a Principals Center associated with the Educational Leadership Section would also be desirable.

Applications/Nominations: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcript of highest degree earned and three letters of recommendation to:

Mr. Jeff Stockwell
Department of Educational Policy Studies
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3977
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980

Please reference Log # 18-004 in the subject line. Inquiries should be address to jstockwe@gsu.edu. Mr. Jeff Stockwell can be reached at 404-413-8274

Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by November 1, 2016 but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. The clinical assistant professor position is available starting in fall 2017.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for the position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders (ESC)

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in Special Education.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include conducting research in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), seeking external funding to support research as appropriate to the area of inquiry, teaching courses in the department’s Special Education program, and providing service to the community.  Additional responsibilities include mentoring graduate students; advising students in the ASD concentration; serving on departmental, college and university committees; and participating in professional organizations and conferences.

Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education with an emphasis in ASD or a related discipline; evidence of scholarly work related to learners with ASD; experience teaching courses addressing content across the spectrum of ability levels of students with ASD; strong background in the current trends and issues in ASD; and strength as a researcher as well as a scholar/teacher.  Preference will be given to candidates who are board certified behavior analysts (BCBA) and to those who have a strong methodological background and a well-defined research program that is supported by funding from sources that use a rigorous peer review process.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned,(4) two samples of scholarly writing (e.g., peer-reviewed journal publications), and (5) three letters of recommendation.  Submit application materials to:
Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Georgia State University
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education,
And Communication Disorders
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA 30302-3979

For additional information, contact lfredrick@gsu.edu.

Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by October 17, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  This assistant/associate professor position is available starting in Fall 2017.  Please be advised that should you be recommended for the position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders (http://esc.education.gsu.edu) at Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant level in educational psychology or a closely related discipline to begin August 2017.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders is committed to excellent college teaching and to strong research programs that are externally funded. The Department averages 5 million dollars annually in external funding from various federal funding agencies such as the Institute for Educational Sciences, the Office of Special Education programs, and the National Institutes of Health. Strong internal research support for faculty is available. Georgia State University, which is located in downtown Atlanta and has a diverse student body of over 50,000 students, is classified as a “very high research activity” institution. Atlanta is a vibrant capital city of 5 million people with many cultural and business opportunities: http://www.metroatlantachamber.com/atlanta/region

Responsibilities:  The applicant hired for this position will conduct research, teach primarily graduate courses, provide University and professional service, advise students, and direct graduate research in Educational Psychology.

Qualifications:  Among other competencies the successful candidate will be qualified to teach graduate or undergraduate courses in adult learning, cognition, and/or instruction. In addition, candidates will be expected to possess advanced research methodological competencies necessary to conduct field-leading research. Candidates with research interests in urban contexts or with diverse populations are encouraged to apply. An earned doctorate in educational psychology or a related field is required.

Applications:  Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, no more than two selected publications, official transcript of highest earned degree, and three letters of recommendation.   Applications should be submitted via email (preferred) to ruthebenezer@gsu.edu or mailed to:    

 

Ms. Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Georgia State University
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA  30302-3979

Please be advised that if recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a criminal background check as a prior condition of employment.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Members of ethnic minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Georgia State University (GSU) seeks an outstanding scholar with expertise in Hearing Science and/or Hearing Disorders to join the faculty of a dynamic and growing graduate program with a strong focus on research and teaching. The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program is located within the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education and Communication Disorders, a unit within the College of Education and Human Development. GSU is an enterprising urban public research university with a diverse student body located in Downtown Atlanta. GSU is classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity)

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include: (a) developing and conducting a line of research focused on hearing science or disorders, and obtaining external funding to support research; (b) teaching and developing graduate courses not limited to Hearing Science and Aural Rehabilitation and mentoring graduate students; (c) providing service to the profession, and cultivating collaborative relationships locally and nationally to support and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue and dissemination of information; and (d) contributing to the life and development of the CSD program, the Department, College and University.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Speech and Hearing Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related discipline, with an emphasis on hearing and language in young children with cochlear implants or during later childhood; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and development of an independent funded research program in hearing science or hearing disorders; and experience teaching undergraduate and or/graduate courses is preferred, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with a history of external funding.

Applications: Interested applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, and (4) three letters of recommendation.  Applications should be submitted via email (preferred) to ruthebenezer@gsu.edu or mailed to:

Ms. Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Georgia State University
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education,
and Communication Disorders
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA  30302-3979

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Julie Washington at jwashington@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The position becomes available Fall Semester, 2017.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders in the College of Education & Human Development seeks to hire a Clinical Assistant Professor to coordinate and teach in the American Sign Language Interpreter Education Program.  The start date for the position is Fall 2017.

The Coordinator is responsible for coordination of the program including staffing, on-going program evaluation, and monitoring of policies and procedures.  Minimum requirements for this non-tenure track position include a Ph.D. in interpreter education or related field, national certification as an ASL interpreter, knowledge of the Standards of the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE), and at least 3 years of relevant experience in teaching, interpreting, and administration of a program. Candidates from diverse backgrounds, including individuals who are Deaf are encouraged to apply.  Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications:  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest earned degree, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted via email (preferred) to ruthebenezer@gsu.edu or mailed to:    

Ms. Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Georgia State University
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA  30302-3979

Please include the log number of the position to which you are applying in your letter of application. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Judith Emerson, Chair, Search Committee at jemerson@gsu.edu.

The search will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate. Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI), we anticipate faculty openings for two scholars with established external funding and research in adult literacy. The 2CI program focuses on expanding the university’s priority research areas and includes support (start-up funding) and funded doctoral student fellowships. New faculty will add depth and breadth to the current federally-funded IES Center for the Study of Adult Literacy and to the newly developing College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall 2016.

Position Description: Faculty members will be hired at the rank of professor or associate professor (possibility with tenure on appointment). Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, and service in family literacy or health literacy. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to be part of a variety of adult literacy related initiatives, such as helping to develop the ALRC, helping to plan professional development instruction for Georgia’s adult literacy teachers, and participating in numerous community related opportunities, such as access to adult literacy programs and adult literacy advocacy groups.

Qualifications: A doctorate in relevant areas, such as health communication, public health, family studies, educational psychology, language, and/or literacy is required. Upon hire, faculty members will be expected to conduct a successful, externally-funded research program that includes peer-reviewed publications in the area of adult literacy. Tenure can be considered in the College of Education & Human Development, or the School of Public Health in an appropriate department.

Applications/Nominations: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For questions, please contact Daphne Greenberg at dgreenberg@gsu.edu. Applicants are asked to send a cover letter discussing interest and qualifications, and a curriculum vita.

All materials should be sent to: Ruth Ebenezer-Cook, Business Manager II, ruthebenezer@gsu.edu or 404-413-8042. Please reference Log #16-040 in the subject line.

Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. Employment will be conditional based on the background investigation and receipt of an official transcript for the highest degree earned.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Georgia State University (www.gsu.edu) invites applications for up to two anticipated tenure-track Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) faculty positions to contribute to its funded initiative: Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy. These anticipated positions are part of a major initiative to enhance existing strengths in language and literacy at Georgia State. The focus of this initiative is research with children and adults, with or without disabilities, who face challenges in acquiring language and literacy. In this university-funded initiative, more than 40 faculty members from 10 departments in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education come together to engage in interdisciplinary research. The initiative’s faculty has a broad range of external support including two national research and development centers from the Institute of Education Sciences in the areas of deafness and adult literacy and grants from the National Institutes of Health including a learning disabilities research innovation hub on reading and reading disabilities of African American children and a program project on neurocognitive factors for children with developmental dyslexia.

We encourage applicants whose program of research addresses basic or applied, conceptual or methodological issues concerning challenges in the acquisition of language and literacy with a particular interest in intervention research.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in special education, psychology, educational psychology, communication sciences and disorders or related areas. We anticipate one position will be filled within the Department of Educational Psychology Special Education and Communication Disorders in the College of Education & Human Development. Another appointment is open to all programs within the initiative. Successful applicants will be individuals who are prepared to take advantage of the interdisciplinary collaborative research opportunities available within the Language & Literacy Program, have a strong record of programmatic research, obtain external grant support, and have a commitment to and experience in the instruction of undergraduate and graduate students. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research programs complement other faculty within this initiative (www.researchlanglit.gsu.edu).

Inquiries may be made to Dr. Rose Sevcik (rsevcik@gsu.edu) or Dr. Amy Lederberg (alederberg@gsu.edu). Submit curriculum vitae, a brief statement of professional goals and research interests, evidence related to teaching interests and effectiveness, and the names and three letters of reference either electronically to Keneé Stephens at kstephens@gsu.edu, with the subject line “Language & Literacy Faculty Search,” or by mail to Attn. Ms. Keneé Stephens, Georgia State University, Language & Literacy Initiative, P.O. Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302-5010, USA. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2015 and will continue until positions are filled contingent on available funding.

An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Kinesiology and Health (KH)

There are no positions available at this time.

Learning Technologies Division (LTD)

There are no positions available at this time.

Middle and Secondary Education (MSE)

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education at Georgia State University invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor in Middle Level Education.

Position Description: Primary responsibilities include teaching courses for preservice teachers and serving as program coordinator for the Bachelor of Science degree program in Middle Level Education. Applicants may also teach graduate level courses in the M.A.T., M.Ed., and Ed.D. programs in the department. Additional responsibilities include supervising teacher education students in internship placements; participating in ongoing BSE program development; advising undergraduate and graduate students; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; participating in professional conferences and organizations, and engaging in scholarly activities as appropriate.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate with a concentration in middle grades education, teacher education, a subject matter area, or a related field; expertise in culturally-relevant/sustaining pedagogy; a strong background in criticality and current trends and issues in education for early adolescents; experience and commitment in working with diverse students in urban settings. Applicants with successful teaching experience in middle grades (4-8) settings with young adolescents is preferred. Applicants with an interest in teacher education scholarship and program redesign for urban settings are particularly welcome.

Department of Middle and Secondary Education: The Bachelor of Science degree program in Middle Level Education is housed within the Department of Middle and Secondary Education. Our acclaimed faculty, among the leading researchers and teachers in their fields, come from many countries around the world and are committed to bettering the human condition. Our mission is to engage in research, teaching and service in urban environments with people from multiple cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. We work collaboratively with people in schools, communities and organizations in Atlanta and around the world. We are committed to innovation and creativity and to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and practice. We strive to realize our vision of pluralism, equity and social justice where individuals have equal access to meaningful learning opportunities throughout their lives and the chance to apply their knowledge and skills for the greater good. (http://mse.education.gsu.edu/about/)

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, two samples of scholarly work or works in progress, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest. Applications should be submitted via email (preferred) or mailed to:

Gwendolyn Kearney
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3978
Atlanta, GA 30302-3978
msejobs@gsu.edu

The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is available for Fall 2017.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for the position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salaries

Salaries for all positions are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Separate application materials must be submitted for each position sought. Please include the log number of the position to which you are applying in your application as well as any other correspondence regarding the position. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, unless otherwise noted, and will continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment will be conditional based on the results of a background investigation.

About Georgia State University

Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds. Centered in the historic financial hub of downtown Atlanta, the university provides more than 32,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the city’s business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations. The university offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 250 fields of study in its eight colleges and schools.

About the College of Education & Human Development

Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development is committed to high quality instruction, research and service to a student population that reflects the diverse composition of our state and beyond. The college offers undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs for professional educators in areas such as early childhood, counseling, special education, leadership and health and physical education. Understanding, embracing and addressing the multifaceted needs of tomorrow’s learners, while offering effective and accommodating programming, are essential to the college’s continued success. In addition to its emphasis on teacher preparation, the College of Education & Human Development is also making advancements in the fields of mental and physical wellness.