Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics

Position ID: GeorgiaTech-MTH_AP [#18715, M@TH_AP]
Position Title: M@TH Academic Professional
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/21, listed until 2022/04/01)
Position Description:    

School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech: M@TH Academic Professional

The School of Mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for at least one Academic Professional position in mathematics, with an anticipated start date in mid 2022. These positions are non-tenure-track 12-month faculty appointments, and are subject to annual evaluation.

Georgia Tech has recently adapted its academic professional appointments in alignment with its commitment to high quality education and training at all levels. This position has the possibility of on-going annual renewal and career progression, particularly for candidates who aspire to excellence and leadership in these areas as described at: http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/faculty-handbook/3.2.2-non-tenure-track-academic-faculty-members-hiring-and-promotion-guidelines. SoM has an excellent track record in supporting our Academic Professionals in their career advancement.

The context for this position is as follows:

1. The role of Academic Professionals is vital to advancing our educational and research training, inter- and intra-disciplinary collaborations, and teaching in the School, with integrated forward-looking technology and academic administration. The School is establishing a new collaborative hub M@TH (Math @ Tech Hub), which will be a regional and global center for extended and flexible research collaborations, training innovations, and outreach activities. 2. Through M@TH, we seek to expand capacity to fund, support, and run collaborative research and training activities in the mathematical sciences, efficiently and effectively. 3. With the support of this position, we will Increase visibility and competitive advantages for School members in advancing mathematics research and training. The position includes administrative support of both School activities and M@TH programs, including the training of students, faculty, and staff, and opportunities for teaching in the School. Additional details about the work of Academic Professionals in the School is available at: http://www.math.gatech.edu/employment-opportunities.

The School of Mathematics Academic Professional will be assigned duties from the following:

a) administrative support for technology in SoM and for M@TH, specifically related to collaboration technology, distance learning, training in scientific computing, administrative IT tools, and/or technology related curriculum improvements; b) dissemination of information on scientific activities of M@TH and other externally supported research activities; c) Facilitating access and training in tools and methods for scientific computing and other research-related IT needs, including delivery of tutorials and/or courses as needed. d) Liaison between IT support at the College and Institute levels, to assist in matching high level IT support with School IT needs in support of research and teaching; e) Administrative support for Schools communication needs;

f) Other duties assigned in alignment with the School’s needs and individuals’ strengths. These may be selected from the following; support for integration of technology in courses; administration and assessment of innovative curricula, support for professional development of students and junior researchers; teaching of undergraduate courses within a balanced workload.

This list is likely to evolve together with future needs and priorities of the School of Mathematics and of Georgia Tech.

Expertise and interest in research collaboration involving scientific computing with SoM members or others at GT will be considered a plus. Similarly, the ability to contribute to the teaching mission of the School as needed is also valuable.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent credentials, with clear potential for taking on considerable responsibility in the use of technology in research, teaching, and collaboration, and in related administrative tasks. Candidates will possess attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well with faculty, staff, students, as well as the broader university community. One or more years of experience in a university environment, and a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, such as physics, computing, or engineering, is required for this position. For full consideration applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials before December 1, 2021. However, consideration of applications is ongoing until positions are filled. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vita, the names of three or more references that can address expertise in technology, administrative ability, and teaching, and a brief teaching summary that documents teaching experience, interests and abilities. The cover letter should include descriptions of experience with technology in teaching, research, and research training, any participation in outreach activities and communications, and evidence of skills and commitments for engaging productively with diverse communities. Applications should be submitted directly to mathjobs link. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. 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. Applications by highly qualified candidates from groups underrepresented in the mathematical sciences and engineering are particularly encouraged.

With dynamic faculty, students and staff, the School continues to enhance its stimulating research and educational environments. A top-ranked public research university, Georgia Tech is 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. Georgia Tech’s campus is located near midtown Atlanta, a city attracting talent from around the world with its culture, innovation, rich history, and Southern charm.


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686 Cherry Street, Skiles Building
School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta GA 30332-0160

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