Faculty Positions

Current Faculty Positions for Fall 2015

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS)

No vacant positions available

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

No vacant positions available

Educational Policy Studies (EPS)

The Department of Educational Policy Studies in the College of Education invites applications for a tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor of Educational Leadership.

Position Description:  Reporting to the department chair, this professor’s responsibilities include teaching courses in Educational Leadership/Administration, advising students in the Ed.D., Ed.S. and M.Ed. programs, conducting research, and providing service to the university, community and profession. The position requires a terminal degree and is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment with possible summer employment opportunities.

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 maintain an on-going program of research and publication, 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. Preferred qualifications include experience as an administrator in P-12 education, teaching experience at a college or university especially in educational leadership, record of externally funded research, experience administering educational programs, knowledge of performance-based models of leadership preparation, and knowledge of rules and regulations governing 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:

Ms. Kimberly Moore
Department of Educational Policy Studies
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3977
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980
Inquiries should be address to kmoore@gsu.edu
Please reference Log #16-006 in the subject line

Ms. Kimberly Moore can be reached at 404-413-8256

Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by November 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed by the Dean. The assistant, associate, or full professor position is available starting in fall 2015. 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.

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 professor position in Special Education Deaf Education. The Deaf Education program adheres to a Comprehensive Communication Philosophy as defined by the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED).

Responsibilities:  Primary responsibilities include (a) developing and conducting a line of research in the education of students who are DHH and seeking external funding to support research, (b) teaching graduate courses in the Special Education Deaf Education program, advising masters students, and mentoring doctoral students, (c) providing service to the profession and participating in professional conferences, cultivating collaborative relationships with regional programs serving deaf and hard of hearing students, and (d) contributing to the life and development of the DHH program, Department, College and University.

Qualifications:  Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education with an emphasis in DHH education; K-12 classroom experience with DHH learners; evidence of scholarly work/research with DHH learners; experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses on campus and online; knowledge of Deaf Culture; and ability to articulate a line of research. Preference will be given to candidates with a history of external funding. CED, ASL, and/or LSL certification(s) preferred.

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, and (4) three letters of recommendation. Submit application materials to:

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

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Susan Easterbrooks at seasterbrooks@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin on May 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. This position begins either Fall 2015 or Spring 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.

Georgia State University seeks an outstanding clinical faculty member to join a dynamic graduate program. The Communication Sciences & Disorders Program is part of the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders, in the College of Education. Georgia State University, which is located in downtown Atlanta, has a diverse student body and a strong commitment to both teaching and research.

Responsibilities: This is a teaching position that requires a 4-4 teaching load, along with service requirements.  Teaching responsibilities include: supervising graduate students in on-campus and/or off-campus practicum in communication disorders; teaching undergraduate or graduate classes as needed.  Service requirements include: participating in service to the program, department, college, university, and the profession.

Qualifications: Ph.D. (preferred) or earned master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Speech and Hearing Science, or Communication Sciences & Disorders.  Expertise in Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders is preferred, but not required.  Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience, CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Georgia state licensure.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Process:  Qualified applicants are asked to electronically submit a cover letter discussing interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and official transcript of highest degree earned to: Dr. Stacey Wallen, Search Committee Chair at swallen@gsu.edu. Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews.

The review of applications will begin February 16, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2015.  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.  Women and members of historically underrepresented groups including ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, 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 three 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’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall 2015.

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 the broadly defined area of adult literacy. These areas include, but are not limited to health literacy, family literacy, workplace literacy, numeracy skills, and/or the economic impact of low adult 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, economics, 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, School of Public Health, or the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in an appropriate department.

Applications/Nominations: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Daphne Greenberg. 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
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. 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, 2014 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.

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

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include (a) conducting research in the area of moderate-to-severe intellectual disability and seeking external funding to support such research, (b) teaching graduate courses in the Special Education program specific to evidence-based instruction and educational programming for students with moderate-to-severe intellectual disabilities, (c) advising masters students (d) mentoring doctoral students in applied research (e) providing service to the profession and participating in professional conferences within the intellectual disabilities community, and (f) providing service to the Department, College and University.

Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education with an emphasis in moderate-to-severe intellectual disability; evidence of scholarly work in instructional applications of evidence-based strategies with students who have moderate-to-severe intellectual disability, and K-12 classroom experience with students with moderate-to-severe intellectual disability. Preference will be given to candidates with a history of external funding, especially that related to moderate-to-severe intellectual disabilities.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position as outlined above, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, (4) three letters of recommendation with the position applying for clearly articulated, and (5) three samples of scholarly work related to students with moderate-to-severe intellectual disabilities.

Submit application materials to:

Dr. Kristine Jolivette
Georgia State University
College of Education
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education,
and Communication Disorders
P. O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA  30302-3979

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Kristine Jolivette at kjolivette@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin February 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

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.

Kinesiology and Health (KH)

The Sports Administration program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. The Sports Administration Program offers a master’s degree in Sports Administration and houses the Rankin Cooter Sports Business Research Lab. A new doctoral concentration and bachelors program are scheduled to begin Fall 2016. Georgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta, a few blocks from the Georgia Dome, Philips Arena, and Turner Field. The program faculty members have a unique opportunity to partner with professional and collegiate organizations, as well as a variety of sport businesses.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or related field by the start of the position. Candidates for this position should demonstrate an active sport management research agenda, a record of outstanding university level teaching, and interest and expertise in advising graduate level research. Preferred candidates will have a research and teaching focus in organizational behavior, finance, or law.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate Sports Administration courses and conducting sport management research. Other responsibilities include advising graduate students, thesis and doctoral committee advising, and department and college committee based service.

Appointment: The 10-month tenure-track position begins either Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.

Application Process: Interested applicants should email/mail a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcript of highest degree earned and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Beth Cianfrone
Georgia State University
Department of Kinesiology and Health
Sports Administration
P.O. Box 3975
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3975

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Cianfrone at bcianfrone@gsu.edu.  For more information, see http://kh.education.gsu.edu

For full consideration, applications should be received by May 15, 2015. Review will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Please be advised that if recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a criminal 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 Kinesiology and Health in the College of Education at Georgia State University is seeking a non-tenure track full-time clinical assistant professor or a clinical instructor in Exercise Science.  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 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six colleges and schools. Classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity), Georgia State University is the only urban research university in Georgia and is the second largest university in the state, with students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from over 145 countries.

Responsibilities:  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Strength and Conditioning courses, Biomechanics courses, laboratory activities, and other courses in the Exercise Science Program (e.g. human anatomy and physiology, principles of physical activity and fitness, etc.); curriculum development; academic advising; and serving on department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications:  Qualifications include an earned PhD (required for Clinical Assistant Professor) or a master’s degree (required for Clinical Instructor) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a closely related field.  Must have work-related experience in a Strength and Conditioning setting with NSCA certification (e.g., Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) or equivalent. Experience in, and commitment to, working with diverse students in an urban setting, commitment to developing future exercise science professionals and evidence of successful college-level teaching is preferred.

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 appropriate certification, and names and contact information of references from individuals within the field of interest.  Mail application materials to:

Dr. Mark Geil
Chair, Exercise Science Search Committee
Georgia State University
Department of Kinesiology and Health
P.O. Box 3975
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3975

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Geil (mgeil@gsu.edu).   For more information, see http://kh.education.gsu.edu

The review of applications will begin on February 16 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2015.

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 Kinesiology and Health in the College of Education at Georgia State University is seeking a full-time clinical assistant professor or a clinical instructor in Clinical Exercise Physiology.  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 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six colleges and schools. Classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity), Georgia State University is the only urban research university in Georgia and is the second largest university in the state, with students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from over 145 countries.

Responsibilities:  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Clinical Exercise Physiology courses,  laboratory activities, and other courses in the Exercise Science Program (e.g. human anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription, fitness program management, principles of physical activity and fitness, etc.); curriculum development; academic advising;  supervising clinical exercise physiology internships;  developing and maintaining clinical exercise physiology internship facility relationships and agreements; assisting student preparation for clinical exercise physiology certification exams; and serving on department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications:  Qualifications include an earned PhD (preferred) or a master’s degree (required) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a closely related field.  Must have work-related experience in a clinical exercise physiology program (e.g. cardiac rehabilitation or similar), ACSM certification (e.g., Clinical Exercise Specialist, Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist) or equivalent preferred; experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in an urban setting and; commitment to developing future Exercise Science professionals.  Evidence of successful college-level teaching preferred.

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 ACSM certification, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest to:

Dr. Jeff Otis
Chair, Exercise Science Search Committee
Georgia State University
Department of Kinesiology and Health
P.O. Box 3975
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3975

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Otis (jotis@gsu.edu).  Visit the College of Education for more information.

The review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2015.

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)

We seek an energetic, collaborative colleague who is well versed in the area of Learning Technologies. This non-tenure track, full-time position requires a strong focus on practice in Learning Technologies with theoretical and practical knowledge of instructional systems design and development in corporate settings.

Responsibilities: Associated duties will include teaching courses online and face to face at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of instructional design, performance improvement, learning sciences, design thinking, project management, and evaluation, as well as providing advisement to graduate students. In addition, the candidate will participate fully in program admissions, assessments/evaluations, and overall program development. Applicants should demonstrate a broad knowledge of design and technological skills, tools, and methods as they relate to the adult learner, as well as a vision for ways to improve human performance in corporate and other professional development settings. Finally, the candidate is expected to participate in service activities that support the core values of the College of Education, the mission of the Learning Technologies Division, and Georgia State University.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful applicant is expected to have a doctorate in a field related to Learning Technologies by the time of appointment; a high level of competence and demonstrated success in advancing and implementing innovative learning systems in corporate settings; the ability to build programs at the master’s level; and the ability to teach and advise graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels.  This candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship, as well as a willingness and ability to address diverse issues in the classroom. Finally, the applicant should demonstrate a willingness and ability to assist the faculty and the community with technology integration.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant Instructional Design experience in corporate education in the United States.
  • Professional networking and program development skills.
  • Graduate level teaching experience in both traditional and online formats in Learning Technologies or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in instructional design, as well as several of the following areas: needs assessment, performance analysis, project management, program evaluation, consulting, learning analytics, mobile learning design and development, learning theory within the context of instructional design, and/or learning technologies research methods.
  • Experience in securing external funding.
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, local businesses, e-learning companies, and/or governmental and non-governmental agencies in areas related to design, development, research and evaluation.

Applications/Nominations:  The review of applications will begin February 16, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2015. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Steve Harmon, Chair
Learning Technologies Division
Georgia State University
P.O. Box  3977
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3977

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Steve Harmon at swharmon@gsu.edu.

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.

Middle and Secondary Education (MSE)

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education at Georgia State University is seeking a full professor in science education.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include conducting research, publishing research and scholarship, seeking external funding to support research as appropriate to the area of inquiry, teaching courses in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs in science education, and providing service to the science education community. Additional responsibilities include mentoring doctoral students; advising undergraduate and graduate students; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; and participating in professional organizations and conferences.

Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in science education or related area; evidence of scholarly work in science education; a strong background in current trends and issues in science education; expertise in standards-based instruction and assessment; experience and commitment in working with diverse students in urban settings and in professional development schools; and strength as a researcher as well as a scholar/teacher. Applicants for the position should have a robust research agenda, national reputation, and strong record of external funding for research. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong methodological background and a well-defined research program that is supported by funding from a source that uses a rigorous peer review process.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest to: msejobs@gsu.edu. Please reference Log#16-122 in the subject line.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Gertrude Tinker Sachs at gtinkersachs@gsu.edu.

This position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2015 or Spring 2016. However, the position will remain open and applications accepted until filled.

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.

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, 2014, 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

Georgia State University’s College of Education 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 is also making advancements in the fields of mental and physical wellness.