Academic Professional – Open Rank (Non-Tenure Track Instructional Faculty)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
The Georgia Institute of Technology ("Georgia Tech") is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The School of Physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for an Open-Rank Academic Professional (Non-Tenure Track Instructional Faculty), with teaching and academic advising responsibilities. The successful candidate will join a team of 47 faculty (seven are non-tenure track) with broad research interests, including physics education.
The successful candidate will join a team of five academic advisors responsible for advising approximately 300 undergraduate Physics majors. In addition to advising, the candidate is expected to teach three courses per year and contribute to curriculum development. The successful candidate may also teach upper-level laboratories and TA (Teaching Assistant) development courses depending on their expertise and curricular needs.
Significant related experience or promotion from the rank of Associate Academic Professional
Quality of performance and potential development must be recognized by peers
Rank of Senior Academic Professional
Terminal degree Physics, or related area
Evidence of superior performance in the chosen field
Recognition by peers (whether national, regional, or local)
Successful and measurable related experience
Five (5) years or more as an Academic Professional
Ideal candidates will have experience in student advising, mentoring, or other student success activities and demonstrated competence in introductory and core undergraduate-level physics instruction (such as mechanics, electromagnetism, and quantum and thermal physics).
Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is a renewable, 12-month, open-rank, non-tenure-track appointment in the Academic Professional career track. This position comes with academic faculty status and generous benefits, including a retirement plan, medical plan, vacation time, and sick time.
Required Documents to Attach
Candidates should submit an application that contains:
(1) A letter of application
(2) A statement of teaching and advising philosophy
(3) A summary of teaching experiences
(4) A sample course syllabus or a portfolio of teaching products
(5) A curriculum vitae
(6) In addition, applicants should arrange for at least three confidential reference letters to be submitted on the candidates' behalf directly to email@example.com. They should also include the referees’ names and contact information in the application packet.
Applicants should only apply via Georgia Tech CAREERS Application System at:
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The Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. The Georgia Institute of Technology is a top 10 public research university with nearly 40,000 students who study in person at the main campus in Atlanta, at Georgia Tech-Lorraine in France, at Georgia Tech-Shenzhen in China, as well as through distance and online learning. Students represent 50 states and 149 countries.Tech's engineering and computing Colleges are the largest and among the highest-ranked in the nation. The Institute also offers outstanding programs in business, design, liberal arts, and sciences. With more than $1 billion annually in research awards across all six Colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Georgia Tech is among the nation’s most research-intensive universities. It is an engine of economic development for the state of Georgia, the Southeast, and the nation. Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. Its mission and strategic plan are focused on making a positive impact in the lives of people everywhere.
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