Faculty Positions

Current Faculty Positions for Fall 2015

Counseling and Psychological Services

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University is searching for a clinical, assistant professor in either the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program OR School Counseling Program to begin Fall 2015.

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

  • have an earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program;
  • have experience in or show potential for teaching core and specialized courses within the Mental Health Counseling and/or School Counseling curriculum;
  • possess clinical or supervision experience in one of the following two areas: (1) children and adolescents (preference will be given to candidates with experience in K-12 schools) OR (2) clinical skill development of counselors.

Responsibilities: Major areas of responsibility for this individual are teaching and service to the department, College of Education, and to Georgia State University. This individual will be expected to develop and foster working relationships with internship sites throughout the community. Additional responsibilities may include participating in curriculum assessment and development; contributing to program administration; advising and mentoring students; and providing service to the community and professional organizations.

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: Preference will be given to applications and supporting documents received by October 31, 2014, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned via email (dixon@gsu.edu) or mail to:

Dr. Andrea Dixon
Search Committee Co-Chair
Counseling and Psychological Services
P.O. Box 3980
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980

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.

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University is searching for a tenure-track, assistant professor in either the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program or School Counseling Program to begin Fall 2015. 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;
  • show evidence of and/or potential for a focused line of research;
  • have experience in or show potential for teaching core and specialized courses within either the Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling curriculum;
  • possess clinical or supervision experience or an active research agenda in one of the following two areas: (1) children and adolescent (preference will be given to candidates with experience in K-12 schools) OR (2) clinical skill development of counselors.

Responsibilities:  Preference will be given to candidates who have a research program with high potential for obtaining external funding. Additional responsibilities may include participating in curriculum assessment and development; contributing to program administration; advising and mentoring students; providing service to the community, university, and professional organizations.

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 (rrice3@gsu.edu) or mail to:

Dr. Robert Rice
Search Committee Co-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 October 31, 2014, 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.

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in School Psychology. The individual chosen for this position will have an earned doctorate in School Psychology or a closely related field, preferably from an APA accredited program, with evidence of research and scholarly achievement. Preference will be given to applicants with external funding success or promise, and eligibility for certification as a school psychologist and licensure as a psychologist. The area of expertise is open. However, the program has particular interests in strengthening our existing expertise in assessment, measurement and quantitative research methods.

The successful applicant will develop a systematic line of published research, participate in departmental and university-wide collaborative grant and research projects, be committed to excellent teaching, and mentor graduate student research. Our program and department have a strong commitment to multicultural issues in training, which influences curricula as well as faculty and student research.

Our School Psychology program provides graduate education at both the M.Ed./Ed.S. and Ph.D. levels. The doctoral program is APA accredited and NASP approved, and the M.Ed./Ed.S. program has been recognized by NASP for its commitment to diversity. The current program faculty has a well-established national reputation in school psychology and is committed to maintaining a collegial and supportive program environment in a research-intensive institution. The successful applicant will be expected to be an active member of the core school psychology faculty. The CPS Department houses similarly collegial and rigorous programs in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education and Practice, School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and Rehabilitation Counseling

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.

Preference will be given to applications and supporting documents received by October 31, 2014, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, emails and mailing addresses for at least three professional references, and an official transcript of highest degree earned via either email (aroach@gsu.edu) or mail to:

Dr. Andy Roach
Search Committee Chair (Log #16-013)
Department of Counseling and Psychological Services
P.O. Box 3980
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980

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 Education

The Department of Early Childhood Education in the College of Education at Georgia State University is seeking a full-time, clinical assistant professor in early childhood education (grades PreK-5) with expertise in science education.

Responsibilities:  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to the science education of elementary students.  Some teaching will be conducted at local professional development school sites.  Additional responsibilities include: mentoring graduate students, serving on departmental, college, and university committees, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.

Qualifications:  Qualifications include: an earned doctorate in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education or relevant field with a science education focus; expertise in standards-based science instruction; experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in urban settings and in professional development schools; and strength as a researcher as well as a scholar/teacher.  Successful applicants will have 3 years of professional experience with K-12 students.

Applications/Nominations:  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 Mrs. Nicole White at ECEJOBS@gsu.edu.  Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Susan Swars at sswars@gsu.edu.  To learn more, visit the College of Education.

The review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 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.

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

Educational Policy Studies

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.

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 a building or system level 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 on-line 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
Inquiries should be address to jstockwe@gsu.edu
Please reference Log # 16-032 in the subject line

Mr. Jeff Stockwell can be reached at 404-413-8274

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 clinical assistant professor position is available starting in fall 2015. 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

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, 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.

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 Special Education 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 2015. This is a 10 month, non-tenure track appointment with limited, separately compensated summer opportunities.

Responsibilities:  The Clinical Assistant Professor will be responsible primarily for teaching courses, advising students, and supervising practicum activities. These activities will include working with the Office of Field Experiences to secure placements, recruit and train supervisors, and ensure compliance with local and state requirements for practica experiences. The Clinical Assistant Professor must also work collaboratively with faculty to assist in data management and program improvement activities, complete local, state, and national assessment reports, collaborate with local school districts, and participate in service activities within the Department, College and University.

Qualifications include and earned doctorate in special education with emphasis in moderate-to-severe intellectual disabilities and three years of K-12 special education classroom teaching experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching at the University level, experience supervising practica and student teaching and experience in urban contexts and/or with diverse student populations.

Applications:  Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, and 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. Kristine Jolivette at kjolivette@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin on October 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.

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 (a) conducting research in the area of moderate-to-severe intellectual disability and seeking external funding to support research, (b) teaching graduate courses in the Special Education program, advising masters students, and mentoring doctoral students, (c) providing service to the profession and participating in professional conferences, and (d) 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; K-12 classroom experience with students with moderate-to-severe intellectual disability, evidence of scholarly work in moderate-to severe intellectual disability; experience teaching graduate courses, evidence as a researcher as well as a scholar/teacher. Preference will be given to candidates with a history of external funding.

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. Kristine Jolivette at kjolivette@gsu.edu.

The review of applications will begin on October 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.

Kinesiology and Health

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

We seek an energetic, collaborative scholar who is well versed in the area of Learning Technologies. This tenure track, full-time position requires a strong focus on research 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 F2F 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 in program admissions, assessments/evaluations, and contribute to 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 maintain an active research agenda, and 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 researching innovative learning systems; the ability to secure external funding for research; 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. The candidate should show evidence of, or strong potential for developing an active and significant research program in the area of Learning Technologies or a closely related field. Finally, the applicant should demonstrate a willingness and ability to assist the faculty and the community with technology integration.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Refereed research publications and presentations in national/international venues.
  • 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.
  • Instructional Design experience in corporate education in the United States.
  • 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:  Interested applicants should a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation to:

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

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Steve Harmon at swharmon@gsu.edu.  The review of applications will begin on October 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.

Middle and Secondary Education

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education at Georgia State University is seeking a permanent full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor in science education.  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 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six colleges. 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 160 countries.

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 associate professor 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 #16-003 in the subject line. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Dana Fox at dfox@gsu.edu.  To see a list of more openings visit our faculty positions page.

This position is available beginning Fall Semester 2015.  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 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.

 
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