Faculty Employment Opportunities

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

  • Tenure-track Position in Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, and Future Crime PolicyAs part of its Next Generation Program (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu/next-generation-program/) and pending budgetary approval, Georgia State University anticipates hiring for multiple tenure-track positions effective 2018. These positions are part of GSU’s strategic initiative to lead in the areas of cybercrime, cybersecurity, and future crime and technology policy, with a focus on research and teaching related to the Financial Technology and Health Informatics Industries. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Criminal Justice and Criminology (Andrew Young School of Policy Studies), Computer Information Systems (Robinson College of Business), Psychology (College of Arts and Sciences), and Computer Sciences (College of Arts and Sciences). This position is the first of multiple, and will be based in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology with the requirement that the scholar selected will collaborate with researchers from the units listed above, but also with those from entities across the university including but not be limited to the College of Law, the School of Public Health, and any of the over 100 research centers and institutes on campus.Preferred applicants will have strengths in research and policy related to cybercrime and cybersecurity with specializations in areas such as big data analytics and cybersecurity, supply chain security, hacker profiling, terrorism/organized crime and cybersecurity, cyber platforms and hate speech, cyber issues in human/child trafficking, and international legal and technical issues in cybercrime/cybersecurity. Evidence of prior experience working with corporate and government entities on these issues is highly desired. The position is a nine-month tenure-track appointment with annual review. A terminal degree appropriate to the candidate’s discipline is required. The position will be filled at the Associate or Full level as we are seeking senior level applicants with significant experience in the above areas. Teaching experience and a demonstrated record of research and publication are preferred. Review of applications will begin December 31st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.Housed in the internationally recognized Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (http://aysps.gsu.edu) , our department offers degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Faculty members are involved in a wide array of research and public service efforts, work closely with numerous state and local criminal justice agencies, and have a history of significant funding from federal, state, and local agencies. The department maintains a focus on issues of urban crime and violence policy, serves as the permanent home for two established peer-reviewed journals (Criminal Justice Review and International Criminal Justice Review), and is a key member of various University research centers, including the Partnership for Urban Health Research, the Urban Studies Institute, and the Center for Research onInterpersonal Violence. For further information about the Department, please visit our web site at http://aysps.gsu.edu/cj.

    Georgia State University has over 52,000 students enrolled in more than 250 degree programs, on six different campuses in the Metro Atlanta area. The position in question will be based on the Downtown Main Campus which is located in the state capitol. GSU is the state’s flagship urban research university having procured over $160 million in external grants in 2016. U.S. News and World Reports ranks GSU the 4th most innovative University in the nation and among the Top 15 in the U.S. for Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity; this year marks the 4th consecutive year that the university has conferred more bachelor’s degrees to African Americans than any non-profit college or university in the country. For more information about the university, see the GSU Fact Book at http://www. http://oie.gsu.edu/files/2013/06/FACT-BOOK-2015-16-FINAL.pdf. Interested applicants should send (via email if possible), (a) letter of application, (b) vita, and (c) three letters of recommendation to:

    Professor Volkan Topalli, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3992, Atlanta, GA 30302-3992, USA. E-mail: vtopalli@gsu.edu

    Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. Per Georgia Board of Regents policy, final candidates shall be subject to a criminal history and academic credentials check and subsequent determination at the sole discretion of the University. This review is a requirement of university employment.

  • Department of Economics
  • Assistant Professor of Economics – Tenure Track.  Q5        Environmental Economics. The Department of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.  We seek an applied microeconomist specializing in environmental or energy economics.  The ideal candidate will have experience in applied empirical research and be able to contribute to teaching econometrics at the undergraduate and/or master’s levels.Our department focuses on applied microeconomics and offers Ph.D. fields in environmental, labor, public, health, experimental, and urban economics.  We have developed an excellent research reputation in these areas.  The Andrew Young School is ranked among the top 20 schools in Policy Analysis, and Georgia State University is a unique urban university in Downtown Atlanta ranked as one of the most innovative and most diverse universities in the country.Applicants should have received a Ph.D. in economics or a related field prior to employment. Applicants should provide a CV, three reference letters, and a writing sample.  All applications must be submitted through the American Economic Association’s Job Openings for Economists website (https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/ ). Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.  At time of offer, a background check will be required. To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 30, 2017.  Candidate interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in January 2018 in Philadelphia.  Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Department of Public Management and Policy

  • Non-Tenure Track Position, Social Entrepreneurship The Department of Public Management and Policy seeks a full-time, non-tenure track clinical assistant professor or clinical instructor beginning fall 2018 to teach social entrepreneurship and related courses. The faculty member will teach a minimum of two courses per semester, guide the development of curriculum, and create and implement extra-curricular activities related to social entrepreneurship. The Department of Public Management and Policy directs a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) with a concentration in Social Entrepreneurship that began in fall 2016. The faculty member will be responsible for promoting the degree to undergraduates and developing partnerships with the social entrepreneurship community to identify internships and extra-curricular programming for BIS majors. The position requires working with faculty and staff in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) in the Robinson College of Business to integrate social entrepreneurship content in ENI courses and assist with extra-curricular programming across the university, like pitch competitions, “start-up” semester, the campus incubator, and living learning communities. Candidates for clinical assistant professor must have a doctoral degree in public policy, public administration, or a related field by August 2018. Candidates with a master’s degree from an accredited university and substantive knowledge of social entrepreneurship through practice or research are eligible to apply as a clinical instructor. Candidates must have teaching experience, with demonstrated excellence in the classroom.  Applications should be emailed to pmapfacultysearch@gsu.edu and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, evidence of extra-curricular program development (if available), and three letters of recommendation. Candidates also must be eligible to work in the USA.  Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is a top 25 school of public affairs and is internationally recognized for its influence on public policy through its research and academic programs. Georgia State University (GSU) is a leading public urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta and a national leader in graduating students from diverse socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds. Information about the Andrew Young School is available at www.aysps.gsu.edu. 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 other federal, state, or local protected class.  The position is subject to budgetary approval.

School of Social Work

  • No positions at this time

Urban Studies Institute

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