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 (dixon@gsu.edu; rrice3@gsu.edu) or mail to Dr. Andrea Dixon 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 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, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer.

Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECEE)

There are no positions available at this time.

Educational Policy Studies (EPS)

There are no positions available at this time.

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


Hire Date: Spring 2017

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in educational psychology to begin January 1, 2017.

Qualifications: Candidates must have experience in applied behavior analysis, hold a current Board Certified Behavior Analyst credential, have an active research line, and demonstrate the potential for securing external grant funding. Preference will be given to applicants whose research has educational implications. 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.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with at least 2 years teaching in higher education as the instructor of record with responsibilities that include course development/improvement, supervision of students in field placements, mentoring doctoral and master’s students, and program coordination will be strongly considered.

Applications/Nominations: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae (CV), selected publications (2), and three letters of recommendation should be sent to:

Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Business Manager
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA 30302

Or via email: ruthebenezer@gsu.edu

Questions/inquiries: Please direct all questions or inquiries to Dr. Nannette Commander (ncommander@gsu.edu) or Dr. Christopher Tullis (ctullis2@gsu.edu), Co-chairs, Educational Psychology Search Committee

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

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

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)

The Department of Kinesiology and Health in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. This is a full-time academic year position. Candidates with specialization in Biomechanics of health sciences, sports, or human performance are strongly encouraged to apply. Georgia State University, founded in 1913, has a mission of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, this major research university has an enrollment of more than 52,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity), Georgia State University is the only urban research university in Georgia and is the largest university in the state, with students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from over 145 countries.

Responsibilities: The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in biomechanics and related areas; develop and pursue an externally funded research line; mentor and direct graduate student theses and dissertations; and provide service to the department, college, and university.

Qualifications:
Required: Earned PhD in Biomechanics or closely related field from an accredited institution by August 01, 2016; previous teaching experience in Biomechanics or Athletic Training; demonstrated research line with external funding or strong potential for external funding. Preferred: Research focus related to health sciences, human performance, or sports biomechanics; ability to collaborate with faculty within the department and university; previous teaching experience in health sciences, human performance, or sports biomechanics.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, curriculum vita/resume, official transcript of highest degree earned, evidence of any relevant certification, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest to:

Dr. Benjamin Goerger
Chair, Biomechanics Search Committee
Georgia State University
Department of Kinesiology and Health
P.O. Box 3975
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3975

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Goerger (bgoerger@gsu.edu). For more information about the Kinesiology and Health Department, see http://kh.education.gsu.edu.

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

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.

Learning Technologies Division (LTD)

There are no positions available at this time.

Middle and Secondary Education (MSE)

There are no positions available at this time.

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.