Employment Opportunities

Category: Faculty- Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication/Public Relations
Posted: September 26, 2016
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time, Employee
The Department of Communication invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication/Public Relations to begin in August 2017 pending budgetary approval. Candidates should have an active research record in strategic communication, public relations, social media, media relations, and/or organizational communication. Although not necessary, an international emphasis would be welcome. Candidates should have teaching experience that qualifies them to teach courses in areas such as persuasion, speechwriting, PR campaigns, research methods, and PR ethics.

Strategic communication is an interdisciplinary area of emphasis in the department’s programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and the curriculum focuses on how individuals and organizations navigate in highly mediated societal contexts. Strategic communication is supported by colleagues in mass communication, speech communication, and rhetoric. Work in the area benefits from the university’s location in the heart of Atlanta, one of the nation’s media/communication centers, the state Capitol, and home of the Carter Center, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History. The undergraduate major is among the largest and fastest growing in the College.

The position requires a completed Ph.D. or terminal degree in communication or a closely allied discipline, a potentially fundable research program, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Applicants should include a letter of application and CV, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Review of applications to begin October 15, 2016. Send application materials to Dr. Jaye Atkinson, Chair, Strategic Communication/PR Search Committee

Georgia State University is a Research University of the University System of Georgia and an EEO/AAA institution that values the diversity of its faculty, staff and student body.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016.
Send application letter, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

Dr. Jaye Atkinson, Chair,Communication/PR Search Committee,
Department of Communication
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302

Category: Faculty- Limited Term Lecturer
Posted: April 8, 2016
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time, Employee
The Department of Communication anticipates hiring Limited-Term Lecturers/Visiting Instructors to teach undergraduate courses in in speech communication, desktop publication/graphic communication, communication law/policy, public relations, news writing, mass communication research, sports journalism, government reporting, film/video production, film/media studies, and theater; preference to those with appropriate teaching experience and scholarly preparation.
For Limited-Term Visiting Instructors, a M.A. (at minimum) is required by August 2016. For Limited-Term Lecturers, a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree is required by August 2016.
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 2016-2017 academic year, effective August 2016 (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 2015 employment with benefits. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.
Georgia State University is a Research University of the University System of Georgia and an EEO/AAA institution that values the diversity of its faculty, staff and student body.
Review of applications will begin April 15 and continue until the positions are filled.
Send application letter, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

Dr. Greg Smith, Limited-Term Search Committee Chair,
Department of Communication
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302