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The School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, invites applications for tenure-track and non tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants will be considered at all academic levels and any technical areas of relevance to aerospace systems, interpreted broadly.

It is an exceptionally dynamic period in the aerospace community with many opportunities for research discoveries and new technology development to shape the future of the field in aviation, space exploration, and vertical lift. We seek exceptional applicants motivated to “Create the Next in Aerospace” by performing innovative research and creating inspiring learning environments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Emphasis will be placed on the originality of the applicant’s work, and its potential impact on the field. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Candidates are expected to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Along with undergraduate and graduate teaching, each position requires a balance of research and service responsibilities.

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Chair of the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering

The College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking applications for the position of Chair of the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering (AE). The School is currently organized into the following eight broad disciplinary areas:

  • Cyberphysical Systems, Safety, Security and Reliability,
  • Large-Scale Computations, Data, and Analytics,
  • Mechanics of Multifunctional Structures and Materials,
  • Robotics, Autonomy, & Human Interactions,
  • Space Exploration & Earth Monitoring,
  • Sustainable Transportation & Energy Systems,
  • System of Systems & Complex System Integration,
  • Vertical Lift and Urban Air Mobility.

Ranked #2 for its undergraduate program and #4 for its graduate program by U.S. News & World Report, the School’s body of diverse faculty is actively engaged in $40M annually in externally sponsored research at the national and international level. The successful candidate will hold the William R.T. Oakes School Chair and lead the intellectual, creative, and scholarly development of the School.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The position will remain open until filled.

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Faculty Positions

The School of Aerospace Engineering (ae.gatech.edu) at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants will be considered at all ranks and in any technical areas of relevance to aerospace systems, interpreted broadly. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

Tenure Track Positions

Multi-Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Job Opening  

Faculty Positions in Aerospace Engineering 

The School of Aerospace Engineering (ae.gatech.edu) at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants will be considered at all ranks and in any technical areas of relevance to aerospace systems, interpreted broadly. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. 

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers. 

Job Responsibilities 

It is an exceptionally dynamic period in the aerospace community with many opportunities for research discoveries and new technology development to shape the future of the field in aviation, space exploration, and vertical lift. We seek exceptional applicants motivated to “Create the Next in Aerospace” by performing innovative research and creating inspiring learning environments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Emphasis will be placed on the originality of the applicant’s work, and its potential impact on the field. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Candidates are expected to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Along with undergraduate and graduate teaching, each position requires a balance of research and service responsibilities.  

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications  

An earned Ph.D. or Sc.D. in Aerospace Engineering or closely related field is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment. 

Application Requirements  

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy; a statement on how their professional and academic experiences have prepared them to support and apply Georgia Tech’s values, which are described in our strategic plan (https://strategicplan.gatech.edu/); and the names and contact information for 3-5 references. Application materials should be submitted as PDF files via https://hr.gatech.edu/employment/careers. Under External Applicants, click on “Start Your Search Here”; Click on “View All Jobs”; Enter 262048 in the search field and click enter. Note this website is only compatible with Chrome or Edge browsers. Requests for information may be directed to ae-faculty-search@ae.gatech.edu. The recommended submission date is November 1, 2023.  The search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to beginning employment.   

About Georgia Tech 

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech’s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.  

 Georgia Tech’s Mission and Values 

Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:  

  1. Students are our top priority.  

  1. We strive for excellence.  

  1. We thrive on diversity.  

  1. We celebrate collaboration.  

  1. We champion innovation.  

  1. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.  

  1. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.  

  1. We act ethically.  

  1. We are responsible stewards.  

  Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.  

About the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology  

For more than two decades, the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering has consistently ranked among the nation’s top 5 aerospace engineering programs, attracting aspiring engineers to pursue their academic journeys at the Atlanta campus.  With an esteemed faculty of more than 40 tenured-track professors and a thriving student body of over 2,000 individuals, the school is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive and hands-on approach to research, scholarship, and education, spanning fixed-wing aircraft, rotorcraft, ad space domains. 

 Equal Employment Opportunity  

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.  

Georgia Tech is a member of the University System of Georgia (USG), where every member of the community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect – that form and guide the daily work of the organization. USG and its institutions foster an environment where all members of the USG community are free to share ideas and opinions. Learn more about Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression

Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer Non-Tenure Track

Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer (open rank), multiple positions, non-tenure track 

ABOUT US 

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, ae.gatech.edu at Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for non-tenure track Lecturer positions. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. Individuals are sought across the wide range of aerospace engineering disciplines including structures, fluids, thermodynamics, dynamics and controls. Expertise in computational and experimental methods are also valuable.   Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.   

Overview 

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers. 

About Georgia Tech 

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech’s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.  

 Georgia Tech’s Mission and Values 

Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:  

  1. Students are our top priority.  

  1. We strive for excellence.  

  1. We thrive on diversity.  

  1. We celebrate collaboration.  

  1. We champion innovation.  

  1. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.  

  1. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.  

  1. We act ethically.  

  1. We are responsible stewards.  

About the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology 

For more than two decades, the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering has consistently ranked among the nation’s top 5 aerospace engineering programs, attracting aspiring engineers to pursue their academic journeys at the Atlanta campus.  With an esteemed faculty of more than 40 tenured-track professors and a thriving student body of over 2,000 individuals, the school is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive and hands-on approach to research, scholarship, and education, spanning fixed-wing aircraft, rotorcraft, ad space domains. 

JOB SUMMARY 

Lecturers are non-tenure track faculty members whose specific focus is on teaching and instruction. This position includes teaching and student mentoring, with an emphasis on enhancing the education mission of the School. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Teaching and student mentoring, with an emphasis on enhancing the teaching mission of the School.  

  • Teaching 2-3 courses per semester 

  • Developing curricular materials 

  • Service on education committees 

  • Advising/mentoring undergraduate students 

 Location 

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Campus 

Hybrid Working – not applicable for this appointment 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Minimum Education/Experience Qualifications 

This position vacancy is an open rank announcement. Final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Non-tenure Track Academic Faculty ranks as outlined in section 3.2.2 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook (https://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/faculty-handbook/3.2.2-non-tenure-track-academic-faculty-members-hiring-and-promotion-guidelines )  

Lecturer 

  • Graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering or related area 

Senior Lecturer 

 * Graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering, or related area 

  • At least six (6) years full-time relevant experience 

Student Success Criteria 

  • The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body 

  • The ability to promote an inclusive and welcoming educational/work environment  

  • The ability to mentor and assist students interested in pursuing graduate education  

  • The ability to design and teach curricula that are responsive to a diverse student body  

  • The ability to adopt teaching strategies that support the learning and success of all students  

  • The ability to engage students in experiential learning activities and pedagogy that support student success 

  • The ability to engage in high-impact practices that support deep learning for student success  

  • Has expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education  

Preferred Qualifications 

Ideal candidates will have evidence-of or potential-for exceptional course design and instruction, with emphasis on bringing to bear their experience and passion into the classroom.  

Individuals are sought across the wide range of aerospace engineering disciplines including structures, fluids, thermodynamics, dynamics and controls. Expertise in computational and experimental methods also is valuable. 

 OTHER INFORMATION  

Application Requirements 

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a description of teaching interests as well as your advising/mentoring philosophy; pleaser outline in two pages or less, how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia Tech’s mission and values, which are described in our strategic plan (https://strategicplan.gatech.edu/); and the names and contact information for 3-5 references. Application materials should be submitted as PDF files via https://hr.gatech.edu/employment/careers. Under External Applicants, click on “Start Your Search Here”; Click on “View All Jobs”; Enter 264577 in the search field and click enter. Note this website is only compatible with Chrome or Edge browsers.  

The recommended submission date is November 1, 2023.  The search will continue until the positions are filled. 

CONTACT INFORMATION 

Requests for information may be directed to ae-faculty-search@ae.gatech.edu. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.  

Georgia Tech is a member of the University System of Georgia (USG), where every member of the community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect – that form and guide the daily work of the organization. USG and its institutions foster an environment where all members of the USG community are free to share ideas and opinions. Learn more about Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression

 

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Staff Positions

View a full list of open staff positions in the AE School via GT Office of Human Resources (OHR). 

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Financial Administrator III (Hybrid) (257896)

Perform financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department.  Coordinate those activities with other campus units.  Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting. This position will interact with on a consistent basis with: unit management, staff and co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: NA  This position will supervise: NA.

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Mechanical Specialist (Machinist)-Onsite (255591)

Perform advanced technical work for the design and fabrication of complex precision components and mechanical devices and electromechanical equipment and structures.  May develop manufacturing techniques and systems, operate machine tools, power and manual hand tools.  Assist faculty, research engineers and students in designing parts, assemblies and apparatus to be fabricated in the machine shop.  Maintain mechanical equipment and records/inventory of tools and materials; may assist with testing electromechanical equipment and using experimental apparatus and equipment.  Advise staff and students in making design projects. Interact with faculty, staff, students, research engineers, vendors, sponsors.

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Academic & Research IT Support Engineer Sr (Hybrid) (254472)

Provide advanced unit level research IT design, integration, implementation, modification, and support services, typically in an academic or research unit. Hold the role of a senior level subject matter expert regarding delivery of IT services in support of research and instruction. Position focuses on maximizing the delivery of high- value consultative services to faculty and their research groups. This position will interact on a consistent basis with:  Faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and unit management. This position typically will advise and counsel: Faculty, staff, Postdocs, and unit management. This position will supervise: Students or lower level IT personnel

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Laboratory Technician II (Onsite) (252136)

Provide support services in the operation and maintenance of an academic or research laboratory to include performing analyses; setup, operation, maintenance and cleaning of equipment; and maintaining stock of supplies.  May provide work direction to lower level Laboratory Technicians. This position will interact on a consistent basis with:  academic and/or research faculty members, staff and students.  This position typically will advise and counsel:  lab users.  This position will supervise:  NA.

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Purchasing Associate (Hybrid) (258070)

Facilitate the centralized purchasing efforts within an academic or research unit. Reviews and places orders for materials and supplies based upon approved purchase requests generated within the unit and coordinates delivery. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: unit management and employees, vendors. This position typically will advise and counsel: NA. This position will supervise: NA. 

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Development Assistant Sr. (Hybrid) 261466

Perform high level administrative functions in support of fundraising efforts for an assigned college, school, unit, or program. Areas of responsibility include event coordination and planning, production of documentation and records/database management related to development activities. 

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Facilities Manager II (Hybrid) 261026

Facilitate and coordinate building operations within an assigned facility. Includes coordination of building maintenance and repairs, office moves, delivery and installation of furniture and equipment., building access control, and deliveries. Serve as project manager for facility renovation and construction. 

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Financial Administrator III (Hybrid) 261421

Perform advanced financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department. Coordinate those activities with other campus units. Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting. 

 

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Mechanical Specialist (Machinist)-Onsite

Perform advanced technical work for the design and fabrication of complex precision components and mechanical devices and electromechanical equipment and structures.  May develop manufacturing techniques and systems, operate machine tools, power and manual hand tools.

Learn more and apply here

 

Academic & Research IT Support Engineer Sr (Hybrid) 254472

Provide advanced unit level research IT design, integration, implementation, modification, and support services, typically in an academic or research unit. Hold the role of a senior level subject matter expert regarding delivery of IT services in support of research and instruction.

 

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Grants Administrator Sr (Hybrid) 261469

Serve as subject matter expert and advisor within a college or an academic unit on matters related to sponsored research program administration in accordance with Institute and sponsor policies.

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Financial Administrator II (Hybrid) 258792

Perform financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department.  Coordinate those activities with other campus units.  Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting. This position will interact with on a consistent basis with: unit management, staff and co-workers.

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Financial Administrator III (Hybrid) (64581)

Perform advanced financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department. Coordinate those activities with other campus units. Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting.  May supervise or provide guidance to other finance/accounting personnel. This position will interact with on a consistent basis with: unit management, staff and co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit financial/accounting staff. This position will supervise: may supervise assigned financial/accounting staff personnel.

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Assistant to the Chair II (hybrid)

Act as the primary administrative support for a school Chair. Manage and coordinate the Chair's office administrative services and prioritize work assignments. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing employee performance and providing feedback and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Chair and Associate Chairs, Dean, School faculty members and staff, students and visitors. This position typically will advise and counsel: Chair and Associate Chairs. This position will supervise: assigned office staff.

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Mechanical Specialist (Onsite) 264578

Perform advanced technical work for the design and fabrication of complex precision components and mechanical devices and electromechanical equipment and structures.  May develop manufacturing techniques and systems, operate machine tools, power and manual hand tools.  Assist faculty, research engineers and students in designing parts, assemblies and apparatus to be fabricated in the machine shop.  Maintain mechanical equipment and records/inventory of tools and materials; may assist with testing electromechanical equipment and using experimental apparatus and equipment.  Advise staff and students in making design projects. Interact with faculty, staff, students, research engineers, vendors, sponsors.

 

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Development Assistant Sr. (Hybrid)

Perform high level administrative functions in support of fundraising efforts for an assigned college, school, unit, or program. Areas of responsibility include event coordination and planning, production of documentation and records/database management related to development activities.  Supports multiple professionals or is the lead support for a large program.  This is an experienced support professional with the ability to handle complex situations and work independently. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Donors, Office of Development management and staff, college/school management and staff and appropriate communications staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: NA. This position will supervise: NA.

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Student Assistant Positions

 

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