Faculty Employment Opportunities

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology – Tenure-TrackThe Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning August 2018.  The area of expertise is open. The position is a nine-month appointment with annual review and the possibility of summer teaching.  A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related social science is required (ABDs may apply, but degree must be in hand by the start of employment).  A J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position.  University teaching experience and a demonstrated record of research and publication are preferred. Review of applications will begin September 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.Housed in the internationally recognized Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 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 crime and violence in urban areas, 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 on Interpersonal Violence. The department was recently awarded funding through the Office of the Provost to launch a new research and teaching initiative in the areas of cybercrime, cyber security, and future crime in collaboration with the University’s Departments of Computer Information Sciences, Psychology, and Computer Science. 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 a letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. 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, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Per Georgia Board of Regents policy, final candidates shall be subject to a criminal history check and subsequent determination at the sole discretion of the University. This review is a requirement of university employment.
  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology – Tenure-TrackThe Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning January 2018.  The position is a nine- month appointment with annual review and the possibility of summer teaching. The duties will include teaching, research, and service responsibilities in the areas of criminal justice statistics and bio-social criminology. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related social science (ABD candidates or those with only a J.D. will not be considered), excellent record of publication in bio-social criminology, and at least one year of university teaching experience (pre or post-doctorate) is required. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.Housed in the internationally recognized Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the 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 a long list of 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 crime and violence in urban areas, 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 the university’s Partnership for Urban Health Research, the university’s Cities Initiative, and the Emory Center for Injury Control.  For further information about the Department, please visit our web site at http://aysps.gsu.edu/cj.Georgia State University has over 53,000 students enrolled in more than 250 degree programs. It is the state’s flagship urban research university which is located in downtown Atlanta, the state capital. U.S. News and World Reports ranks GSU among the Top 15 in the U.S. for  Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity; this year marks the 6th 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 a letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Dean Dabney, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3992, Atlanta, GA 30302-3992, USA.E-mail:ddabney@gsu.edu.Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Per Georgia Board of Regents policy, final candidates shall be subject to a criminal history 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

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Urban Studies Institute

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