Tenure-track, Open Rank, Special Education/High Incidence Disabilities
The Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Georgia State University is seeking doctoral-degreed, tenure-track faculty applicants with a thorough knowledge of high incidence disabilities. Desired applicants will have a recognized high-quality, rigorous and independent research focus, as well as documented excellence in and commitment to graduate/doctoral level instruction and mentoring.
Qualifications: Qualified applicants need to demonstrate their ability, or potential, to remain actively engaged in academic research, teaching, and service. Specifically, applicants should demonstrate active current and future research agendas, with evidence of or emerging potential for, securing external funding and dissemination of their research and scholarly work through high-impact publications and presentations. Applicants also should demonstrate active involvement in PK-12 settings with students with high incidence disabilities (or comparable experiences). Finally, applicants should demonstrate active participation within their field on national and local levels and within the academic setting (e.g., Department, College, or University level).
Responsibilities: Applicants will be expected to maintain a high professional profile through research and scholarly leadership, teach at the graduate level, provide service to the community, and to recruit graduate students of high caliber.
Applications: Applicants should send (a) a letter of application which includes details of current and future research and scholarship activities, evidence of excellence in graduate level teaching, and a strategy to remain visibly active within the field of high-incidence disabilities; (b) curriculum vita; (c) official transcript of doctoral education degree; and (d) three letters of recommendations from persons within the field of high-incidence disabilities including colleagues of same or higher rank who can speak to one’s qualifications specific to this position to:
Dr. Kristine Jolivette
Behavior and Learning Disabilities Program Coordinator
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education
College of Education, P.O. Box 3979,
Atlanta, GA 30302-3979
Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Kristine Jolivette at kjolivette [at] gsu.edu. Application review will begin October 31, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board or Regents 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 education opportunity institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.