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Assistant Professor in International Health Communication

Category: Faculty – Assistant Professor (Health Communcation)
Posted: September 20, 2019
Application Due: October 15, 2019
Type: Full-Time (tenure-track), Employee

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applicants for a assistant professor in international health communication. Candidates should have an active research record in international health communication. All theoretical and methodological approaches to international health communication are welcome. A fundable research program is a plus. Work in the area benefits from the university’s location in the heart of Atlanta, one of the nation’s media/communication centers, home of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Cancer Society, and a large International Airport. The scholar’s research might also be advanced through connections to the department’s Center for Global Information Studies, its trans-cultural violence initiative, the college’s Creative Media Industries Institute, the University’s Partnership for Urban Health Research, or the School of Public Health. International Health Communication is supported by colleagues in health communication; international communication; strategic communication; media effects; ethics; cultural studies; and rhetoric.

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. or terminal degree in communication, public health or a closely allied discipline at the time of employment. Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), research statement, teaching statement, and the names of three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance during the search process. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach effectively in the Department's diverse undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Communication at Georgia State University offers undergraduate degrees in journalism and speech, M.A. degrees in communication (research) and digital media strategies (professional), and a doctoral degree.

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • research statement
  • teaching statement
  • names of three references

An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Send applications and supporting material to healthcom@gsu.edu.

Review of applications to begin October 15, 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.