Research Assistant Professor - Center for Leadership in Disability, Georgia State University

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019


Research Assistant Professor - Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development/Center for Leadership in Disabilities, School of Public Health, (Log# 20-084)

Georgia State University is a leading urban research institution located in downtown Atlanta with a diverse and growing student body. The School of Public Health is a CEPH-accredited program offering a Graduate Certificate, BS, MPH, DrPH and PhD degrees with more than 650 students and 50 core faculty and academic professionals.  Within the School of Public Health, The Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development is a designated university-level research center.

The Center for Leadership in Disabilities (CLD) within the Center for Healthy Development and the School of Public Health is seeking an early-career faculty member to join the center for the Fall 2019 semester.

Research Assistant Professor - Center for Leadership in Disabilities (Log# 20-084)

Qualifications:Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Psychology, Public Health, Special Education, Rehabilitation, or a related field with a focus on health, wellness, and dissemination of evidence-based practices for individuals with disabilities and their families. Evidence of proficiency in teaching and online instruction is highly desirable. CLD is actively seeking to expand its research portfolio of funded projects; candidates must demonstrate experience in (or potential for) actively contributing to grant writing, project management, data analysis, and dissemination.

CLD is seeking a Research Assistant Professor to join a dynamic team of faculty and staff who are working to translate research into sustainable community practices for people with disabilities and their families. Successful applicants will join a unique, interdisciplinary program with emphases on disability, health and wellness, disparities, positive behavior support, autism, policy, and community applications. CLD is designated as a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) with the mission of enhancing independence, self-determination, inclusion, and productivity for those we serve. The selected candidate will contribute to the CLD's research, university teaching, technical assistance, and community outreach programs.

Compensation:  Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Employment will be conditional on background investigation/verification.

Application Process:
Submit a letter of interest; resume or curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Daniel Crimmins
Chair, Research Assistant Professor Search Committee (Log#) 
Center for Leadership in Disability
75 Piedmont Ave - Suite 514
School of Public Health
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303

Electronic submissions are preferred
and should be e-mailed to [email protected].
Please include Research Assistant Professor Search Committee (Log#) in the subject line.

Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. Employment will be conditional on background investigation and receipt of an official transcript for the highest degree earned. 

Women and members of historically underrepresented groups including racial and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 


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.