Posted on May 16, 2021

Georgia State University, Institute of International Business

Atlanta, GA  |  #faculty #academic


The Institute of International Business in the J.

Mack Robinson College of Business (RCB) invites applicants for two (2) non-tenure track positions at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Clinical professor (9-month appointment).

Lecturers are eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer within Georgia State University and manage a 4-4 teaching load.

Clinical Assistant Professors normally have a 3-3 teaching load.

Final rank is contingent upon experience and qualifications.

The successful applicant will join a department of faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching; diverse, equitable, and inclusive excellence; and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Applicants should have expertise in supporting the University’s and RCB’s strategic goal of becoming a national model demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can imagine and develop solutions to problems and innovative new products and services that create value for themselves, their communities, and the society.

Successful candidates will help oversee and expand curricular offerings, interdisciplinary partnerships, and integration of curricular and non-curricular experiences at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Georgia State University.

GSU is the largest university in Georgia with more than 53,000 students enrolled.

Georgia State University continues to lead the state and nation in graduating economically and racially diverse students on-time and at a reasonable cost.

The university enrolls more than 21,000 African Americans, 13,500 White, 6,000 Asian, 5,600 Hispanic, and 3,000 Multiracial students each semester.

Pell-eligible students, many of whom are first-generation college students, currently represent 58% of the University’s undergraduate student population, ranking first among all national universities in the percent of Pell students that it enrolls.

Recently, Georgia State University became the first institution in U.S.

history to award more than 2,000 bachelor’s degrees to African American students in a single year -- more than any other non-profit college or university in the United States.

Georgia State’s diversity is truly exceptional.

According to U.S.

News and World Report, Georgia State University is one of only two universities to rank in the Top 15 in the nation for both its racial/ethnic diversity and the percent of low-income students enrolled.

Georgia State has eliminated achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity or income.

As a result of these efforts, in May 2018, The New York Times ran a feature article on Georgia State, calling the institution “an engine of social mobility.” Additionally, U.S.

News and World Report ranks Georgia State as the 3rd Most Innovative Institution in the Country.

Georgia State is a leading research university ranking 78th out of 408 public universities in the U.S.

for research expenditures according to the National Science Foundation.

In FY 2020, Georgia State faculty earned a record $150.2 million in external research funding, the sixth consecutive year that funding exceeded $100 million.


Mack Robinson College of Business.

With more than 9,000 students, RCB is one of the country's largest and most diverse business schools.

RCB’s strategic goal is to become one of the leading business schools transforming business education and research at the forefront of accelerating technologies.

The Institute of International Business (IIB) is committed to cultivate a ‘global ready’ and ‘career ready’ student body that impresses employers with its global mindset, analytical skills, and social consciousness.

We accomplish this by enhancing the employability of our students through infusing a high degree of intercultural competence regardless of the career paths they may pursue.

Leading with alternative delivery platforms which include online tools, enablers of this mission include: a rigorous and contemporary curriculum, innovative pedagogy, meaningful experiential opportunities, and world-class research on cutting-edge themes.

IIB Faculty members have decades of experience in teaching, executive training, global strategy, international public policy, bilateral and multilateral negotiations, international financial institutions, emerging markets, international marketing, international entrepreneurship, and cross-cultural management.

The Institute offers an undergraduate Minor in International Business, Master of International Business, and a doctoral concentration in international business.

Additionally, the Institute houses the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), a federally designated center of excellence.

Georgia State is located in downtown Atlanta.

The IIB maintains value-added partnerships with local, national, and international private and public sector organizations.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Doctorate in Business, Management, Communication or a related field from an accredited university or international equivalent.

Candidates for this position should demonstrate a record of outstanding university-level teaching.

Preferred candidates will have: teaching experience in other countries; professional experience in business, communications, or related fields; expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion; as well as have a record of active membership in relevant professional organizations.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate international business and communication courses and fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Other responsibilities include unit and college committee-based service, including student advising and club advisement.

Appointment: These 9-month non-tenure track positions begin in August 2021.

Application Process: Further information about the RCB is online at http://robinson.gsu.edu/.

Applicants wishing to apply should register with http://academicjobsonline.org/ (registration is free) and upload their curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, recent publications or working papers, evidence of teaching performance, and three letters of recommendation.

Applicants are required to submit their materials via the online system.

For any questions related to the positions, please contact the search committee chair, Associate Professor Qian (Cecilia) Gu (Email: qgu@gsu.edu).

Preference will be given to applications received before March 15, 2021, but the positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

Positions are contingent on University budget approval.

Please be advised that if recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a criminal background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and accommodates individuals with disabilities.

All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background report.

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