Faculty Positions

Current Faculty Positions for 2014

Counseling and Psychological Services

There are no postings at this time.

Early Childhood Education

There are no postings at this time.

Educational Policy Studies

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Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders

The Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Program in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders at Georgia State University is seeking applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to begin August 2014. This is a 10-month, non-tenure track appointment with limited, separately compensated summer commitments.

The ID Program is searching for an innovative individual who will support the Program’s and the Department’s mission for training teachers to work with students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities in urban schools and alternative settings. The ID Program offers graduate and doctoral programs.

Responsibilities: The Clinical Assistant Professor will be responsible primarily for teaching courses and coordinating practicum activities related to moderate to severe intellectual disabilities (including working with the Office of Field Experiences to secure placements, recruiting and training supervisors, and ensuring compliance with local and state requirements for practica experiences). The Clinical Assistant Professor must also work collaboratively with ID and Special Education faculty to assist in data management and program improvement activities; complete local, state, and national assessment reports; advise students; attend program, department, and college-level committees; collaborate with local school districts; and attend to other teacher education preparation responsibilities.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Earned doctorate in special education with emphasis in moderate to severe intellectual disabilities
  • At least 3 years of K-12 Special Education classroom teaching experience
  • Experience teaching graduate and undergraduate students
  • Experience supervising and mentoring graduate students
  • Experience working collaboratively with academic colleagues, schools, teachers and community partners
  • Experience and expertise in urban contexts and/or with diverse populations is preferred

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, and (4) three letters of recommendation 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. Melissa Leontovich at melissaleontovich@gsu.edu

The review of applications will begin on May 15, 2014 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.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders in the College of Education at Georgia State University invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position in Multiple & Severe Disabilities to begin August 2014.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in special education with particular knowledge and expertise in autism and in preschool and early childhood special education, and at least three years teaching experience with students with disabilities are required. University teacher preparation experience is preferred.

Responsibilities: The Clinical Assistant Professor will be primarily responsible for teaching courses and coordinating practicum and supervision activities. The Clinical Assistant Professor must also work collaboratively with Special Education faculty to assist in data management, recruitment, and program improvement activities; complete local, state and national assessment reports; advise students; attend program, department, and college-level committee; and collaborate with local school districts.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, and (4) three letters of recommendation 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 May 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Members of ethnic minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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. Georgia State University, which is located in downtown Atlanta and has a diverse student body, is classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity).

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 Behavior Learning Disabilities (BLD) Program in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders at Georgia State University is seeking applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2014. This is a 10-month, non-tenure track appointment with limited, separately compensated summer commitments.

The BLD Program is searching for an innovative, enthusiastic individual who will support the program’s and the department’s mission for training stellar teachers to work with students with high-incidence needs in urban schools and alternative settings. The BLD program offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.

Responsibilities: The Clinical Assistant Professor will be primarily responsible for teaching courses within the BLD Program, serving as a liaison between the BLD Program and partners in its dual certification programs with Early Childhood Education and Middle Secondary Education, and coordinating all practicum and supervision activities for all BLD Programs (including working with the Office of Field Experiences to secure placements, recruiting and training supervisors, and ensuring compliance with local and state requirements for practica experiences). The Clinical Assistant Professor must also work collaboratively with BLD and Special Education faculty to assist in recruitment and program improvement activities, complete local, state, and national assessment reports, advise students, attend and/or chair program, department, and college-level committees, collaborate with local school districts and P-16 partners, and attend to other teacher education preparation responsibilities.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Earned doctorate in special education with emphasis on behavior and/or learning disabilities
  • At least 3 years of PK-12 Special Education classroom teaching experience
  • Experience supervising, teaching, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students
  • Experience working collaboratively with academic colleagues, schools, teachers, and community partners
  • Experience and expertise in urban contexts and/or with diverse populations is preferred.

Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned, and (4) three letters of recommendation 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. Patton-Terry at npterry@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014 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.

Georgia State University (GSU) is seeking a senior faculty member to address health disparities occurring at the intersection of developmental disabilities and racial and ethnic minority status. This position is part of GSU’s Second Century Initiative (2CI) (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu/), a major program to expand the University’s priority research areas that includes salary support for new faculty and doctoral-level fellowships. New faculty will add depth and breadth to current GSU interdisciplinary efforts related to the reduction and elimination of disparities in access, quality, and outcomes experienced by individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities from racial and ethnic minorities.

GSU is a research university located in downtown Atlanta with a diverse and growing student body. The university houses several interdisciplinary initiatives and centers in related areas, including the Center for Research in Atypical Development and Learning, the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research, the Language Research Center, the Georgia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (GaLEND) Program; university-level initiatives in Language & Literacy, Brains & Behavior, and the Partnership for Urban Health Research; and inter-institutional collaborations including the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, the GSU/Georgia Tech Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, and the Atlanta Census Data Research Center.

Appointment – Appointment begins Fall 2014, pending budget approval.

Qualifications: Tenured on appointment, with preference given to appointments at the professor level. Expertise in early language development and effects of early intervention in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (e.g., intellectual disabilities, autism). This individual will join the Communication Disorders Program of the multi-disciplinary Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders in the College of Education. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication Disorders, Speech and Hearing Science, or a related discipline.

Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, and university and professional service.

Responsibilities: Conduct a successful, externally-funded research program that includes peer-reviewed publications. Collaborate with members of the cluster and other GSU Faculty to expand and strengthen research activities in health and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Coordinate and teach courses that address departmental priorities in areas of specialization. Provide academic and research advisement to graduate students, 2CI doctoral students, and trainees in the GaLEND Program. Promote and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue and academic service.

Salaries: Competitive and commensurate with experience

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

Application Process: Applicants are asked to electronically submit a cover letter discussing interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, two examples of published material, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of instructional effectiveness to Dr. Daniel Crimmins, Search Committee Chair at dcrimmins@gsu.edu with the subject line 2CI Faculty Position – (Communication Disorders).

While electronic submissions are preferred, application may be mailed to Dr. Daniel Crimmins, Center for Leadership in Disability, Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3995, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3995.

Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. Employment will be conditional on background investigation and receipt of an official transcript for the highest degree earned.

Women and members of historically underrepresented groups including ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Georgia State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.


Georgia State University 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 one of the disciplines, including, but not limited to, special education, psychology, educational psychology, or communication sciences and disorders. 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. Paul Alberto (palberto@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 15, 2013 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.

As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative 2CI (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu/), we anticipate faculty openings for three scholars (referred to as “The Cluster”) with established expertise in and focus on malleable factors leading to improvements in linguistic and literacy skills of children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH). Appointments begin Fall, 2013, pending budgetary approval. Cluster members will be hired at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor (tenured on appointment) based on experience and skill set within the College of Education or the College of Arts and Sciences (depending on area of expertise). Participating programs include Deaf Education, Communication Disorders, Educational Psychology, and Psychology. Successful candidates will build upon existing strengths in research and productivity in special education/deaf education, speech-language pathology, language and literacy in atypical populations, including those learning English as a second language, and special education technology related to language and literacy for DHH. Successful applicants must have an interest in relating their areas of specialization to resolving heretofore intractable language and literacy problems associated with childhood hearing loss. Successful candidates will also contribute to graduate and undergraduate education in this area. Research topics of interest include but are not limited to Sign Language, visual learning, listening and language technologies including Cochlear Implants (CIs), language and literacy learning in multi-lingual environments, and in English Language Learners (ELLs), and malleable factors associated with language, literacy, and learning including written language.

A Ph.D. in deaf education, language, literacy, special education, speech-language pathology, audiology, educational psychology, psychology, linguistics, technology, or other areas that enhance literacy among DHH children is required. The successful candidate will have an excellent record of research achievement, including current extramural research funding. Applicants should send a letter of interest that includes (a) a description of their research program, accomplishments, and goals; (b) philosophy of teaching a diverse student body and evidence of teaching effectiveness, where applicable; (c) a curriculum vitae; and (d) 3 representative publications. Additionally, the applicant should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted.

All materials should be sent to:

Chair of the 2CI Search Committee
in Achievement of Deaf Children
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA 30302-3979

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Susan Easterbrooks (seasterbrooks@gsu.edu).

An offer of employment is conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is a Research University of the University System of Georgia that is committed to serving a diverse student body.

Georgia State University is an AA/EEO Employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Kinesiology and Health

There are no postings at this time.

Learning Technologies Division

There are no postings at this time.

Middle and Secondary Education

There are no postings at this time.

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 November 1, 2013, 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.

 
Looks like the DREAMS summer program (and its closing ceremony/cookout) was a success, @AlonzoACrimCUEE! via @gsucoe 20 hours ago