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.


Category: Faculty – Lecturer (Public Relations)
Posted: March 27, 2019
Application Due: April 30, 2019
Type: Full-Time (non tenure-track), Employee

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applicants for a lecturer in public relations to begin in August 2019. Ph. D. required. Candidates will ideally have a background that combines professional work in the public relations or international corporate communication sector with a focus in health or strategic communication. Candidates will mainly teach in the department's undergraduate PR sequence and contribute to work done in the M.A. mass communication program. Lecturers are eligible for annual renewal in ways that can culminate in promotion to rank of Senior Lecturer; the position does not require an ongoing research program but is centered on teaching (4-4 annual workload) and a departmental service assignment.

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 material to publiclecturer@gsu.edu.

Review of applications to begin April 30, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, you may contact the department.


Category: Faculty – Limited Term Lecturer / Visiting Instructor
Posted: April 17, 2019
Application Due: May 10, 2019
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 2019-2020 academic year, effective August 2019 (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/Instructors to teach undergraduate courses in journalism and speech communication, including such courses as public speaking, public relations (techniques, writing, campaigns), news writing, feature writing, and media, culture, and society. Preference will be given to those with appropriate teaching and professional experience.

For Limited-Term Instructors, an M.A. (at minimum) is required.

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

Applicants should send:

  • a letter of application
  • CV
  • list of courses they have experience to teach
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness

An offer of employment will be conditional upon budgetary approval and background verification.

Send applications and supporting materials to:

Dr. Jaye Atkinson,
Limited Term Search Committee Chair

Department of Communication

A review of applications will begin May 10, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.


For more information, you may contact the department.