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The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University invites applications for

Summary: The Gerontology Institute at Georgia
State University invites applications for
a tenure-track assistant professor
position beginning August, 2012,
pending budgetary approval. We seek
scholars with substantive research interest in psychology of aging and urban health. Specific area of
expertise (clinical, community, social psychological) within psychology is open; preference will be given to
candidates who complement our existing strengths in long term care/housing, families and caregiving,
intergenerational relationships, or the diversity of the aging population and demonstrate a linkage to
urban health concerns. This position is affiliated with the University's Partnership in Urban Health
Research (http://urbanhealth.gsu.edu ) whose mission is to understand how the urban environment
affects the health and well-being of people in the metropolitan Atlanta area. A successful candidate must
have a demonstrated research agenda that can lead to external funding.
Georgia State University is the Southeast's leading urban research institution. More than 250
degree programs within 62 areas of study are offered at the bachelor's, master's, specialist and doctoral
levels. Over 30,000 students are enrolled at Georgia State from every Georgia County, every state in the
nation and more than 145 countries. Georgia State students have been earning graduate and
undergraduate certificates in Gerontology for over 35 years. Since 2004, the Institute has offered an M.A.
in Gerontology preparing students for doctoral programs in aging studies or professional careers in the
field of aging. Proximity to the state capital and numerous government and non-profit organizations


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


Collections: Biotechnology