The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders ( at Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant level in educational psychology or a closely related discipline to begin August 2017.

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 funding 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, which is located in downtown Atlanta and has a diverse student body of over 50,000 students, is classified as a “very high research activity” institution. Atlanta is a vibrant capital city of 5 million people with many cultural and business opportunities:

Responsibilities: The applicant hired for this position will conduct research, teach primarily graduate courses, provide University and professional service, advise students, and direct graduate research in Educational Psychology.

Qualifications: Among other competencies the successful candidate will be qualified to teach graduate or undergraduate courses in adult learning, cognition, and/or instruction. In addition, candidates will be expected to possess advanced research methodological competencies necessary to conduct field-leading research. Candidates with research interests in urban contexts or with diverse populations are encouraged to apply. An earned doctorate in educational psychology or a related field is required.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, no more than two selected publications, official transcript of highest earned degree, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be sent to this email address:

Ms. Ruth Ebenezer-Cook
Georgia State University
College of Education & Human Development Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
P. O. Box 3979
Atlanta, GA 30302-3979

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 1, 2016 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, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.