Employment Opportunities

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.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN VISUAL RHETORIC

Category: Faculty – Assistant Professor (Visual Rhetoric)
Posted: September 19, 2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time (tenure-track), Employee

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University, College of Arts & Sciences, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Visual Rhetoric to begin Fall 2018, pending budgetary approval.

Candidates should demonstrate a capacity for scholarly research and publication and established record of excellence in teaching courses related to the critical study of public images. This can include the study of iconography, the role of aesthetics in the production, mediation, and reception of public communication, among other approaches to Visual Rhetoric that study the composition and circulation of images which inform cultures. The ability to connect one’s research to the department’s Center for Global Information Studies or its trans-cultural violence initiative is a plus.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach in the Department's undergraduate and graduate programs, with documented competence to teach across the rhetoric curriculum.

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University offers undergraduate degrees in journalism and speech, M.A. degrees with concentrations in mass communication and human communication, and doctoral degrees with a focus on either media & society or rhetoric & politics.

Ph.D. required

Applications should include:

  • a letter of application
  • CV
  • transcripts
  • examples of scholarly writing
  • three letters of recommendation
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Send applications and supporting materials to visualrhetoric@gsu.edu.

A review of applications will begin October 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, you may contact the department.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN DIGITAL PERSUASION

Category: Faculty – Assistant Professor (Digital Persuasion)
Posted: September 19, 2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time (tenure-track), Employee
The Department of Communication at Georgia State University, College of Arts & Sciences, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Persuasion to begin Fall 2018, pending budgetary approval.

Candidates should demonstrate a capacity for scholarly research and publication, as well as an established record of excellence in teaching courses related to multimodal literacies and compositional strategies, comparative approaches to offline and online persuasion, international propaganda, analysis of social media users and their networked communication content, and technological constraints and opportunities for source, message, and audience adaptation within digital persuasion environments. Qualitative and quantitative approaches are welcome.

We are particularly interested in scholars who have strong backgrounds in rhetorical or media approaches to persuasion but who are innovative methodologically or theoretically. The ability to connect one’s research to the department’s Center for Global Information Studies, its trans-cultural violence initiative, or the college’s Creative Media Industries Institute is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach in the Department's undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University offers undergraduate degrees in journalism and speech, M.A. degrees with concentrations in mass communication and human communication, and doctoral degrees with a focus on either media & society or rhetoric & politics. 

Ph.D. required.

Applications should include:

  • a letter of application
  • CV
  • transcripts
  • examples of scholarly writing
  • three letters of recommendation
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Send applications and supporting materials to digitalpersuasion@gsu.edu.

A review of applications will begin October 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, you may contact the department.


LIMITED TERM LECTURER / VISITING INSTRUCTOR

Category: Faculty- Limited Term Lecturer / Visiting Instructor
Posted: September 20, 2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time, Employee
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for non-tenure track, Limited-Term Lecturer and Limited-Term Visiting Instructor faculty positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, effective August 2018 (Fall Semester). Limited-Term faculty positions are defined as full-time faculty positions of one academic year duration. Appointments may be renewable for up to two years of full-time employment and include benefits. Positions are contingent upon budgetary approval and may offer the possibility of Summer employment with benefits.

The Department of Communication anticipates hiring Limited-Term Lecturers/Visiting Instructors to teach undergraduate courses in speech communication, desktop publication/graphic communication, communication law/policy, public relations, news writing, mass communication research, sports journalism, and government reporting; preference to those with appropriate teaching experience and scholarly preparation.

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University offers undergraduate degrees in journalism and speech, M.A. degrees with concentrations in mass communication and human communication, and doctoral degrees with a focus on either media & society or rhetoric & politics. 

For Limited-Term Visiting Instructors, a M.A. (at minimum) is required by August 2018.

For Limited-Term Lecturers, a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree is required by August 2018.

Applications should include:

  • a letter of application
  • CV
  • transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Send applications and supporting materials to:

Dr. Jaye Atkinson, Associate Chair 
Department of Communication
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302

jla@gsu.edu

 Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

 

For more information, you may contact the department.