The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders is committed to excellent college teaching and to strong research programs that are externally funded. The Department averages 5 million dollars annually in external funding from various federal agencies such as the Institute for Educational Sciences, the Office of Special Education programs, and the National Institutes of Health. Strong internal research support for faculty is available. Georgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta and has a diverse student body of over 50,000. GSU is classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) and as a minority-serving institution; it is ranked # 4 in the U.S. for innovation. Atlanta is a vibrant capital city of over 5 million people with many cultural and business opportunities: http://www.metroatlantachamber.com/atlanta/region
Responsibilities: The applicant hired for this position will conduct research, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, provide University and professional service, advise students, and direct graduate research in Educational Psychology.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have research experience applying psychological principles to the study of teaching and learning in children and/or adults. Highly competitive candidates will have expertise in urban contexts or with diverse populations. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in these or related areas. In addition, candidates will be expected to possess advanced research methodological competencies necessary to conduct field-leading research. An earned doctorate in educational psychology, learning sciences, developmental psychology, or a related field is required.
How to Apply: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, no more than two selected publications, an unofficial transcript of highest earned degree, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to EPYfacultysearch@gsu.edu and reference Log 19-005 in the subject line. Please be advised that if recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a criminal background check as a prior condition of employment.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Members of ethnic minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any otherfederal, state or local protected class.