Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics

Position ID: GeorgiaTech-APCT [#24281, AP career track]
Position Title: Academic Professional career track
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/05, listed until 2024/04/30)
Position Description:    

The School of Mathematics in the College of Sciences invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track instructional faculty position in the Academic Professional career track. Applicants will be considered at the Academic Professional and Senior Academic Professional ranks with specialized experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching, with clear potential for taking on considerable responsibility in teaching, educational leadership, and administrative tasks. 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.  
2. We strive for excellence.  
3. We thrive on diversity. 
4. We celebrate collaboration.  
5. We champion innovation.  
6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.  
7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.  
8. We act ethically.  
9. 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 Mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology 
The School of Mathematics faculty instruct students from across campus, including undergraduate and graduate students. Its faculty carry out research in a wide variety of Mathematical Sciences. Expertise in the School in mathematical biology includes, immunology, microbial dynamics, several areas at the interface of molecular biology and discrete mathematics, disease transmission, biological networks, mathematical neuroscience, bioinformatics and statistical methods in biology, and aggregation dynamics. The leadership for the NSF-Simons Center – The Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology - is in the School of Math at Georgia Tech. Furthermore, the School is a key partner in several programs at Georgia Tech, including PhD programs in Bioinformatics, Quantitative Biosciences, Biostatistics, as well as Algorithms, Computation and Optimization, Computational Science and Engineering, and Machine Learning. Georgia Tech has a variety of complementary strengths, including biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biochemistry, and data analysis in the life sciences. The School plays leadership roles in TRIAD, the cross-disciplinary NSF-funded center in data science, and the NSF-funded research training hub in Geometry and Topology (GTGT). 

Job Summary Component:
The successful candidate will be responsible for undergraduate academic advisement, course and curriculum development, and mentorship of teaching assistants. The faculty member will also teach four (4) courses annually in the undergraduate curriculum. Ideal candidates should have experience and an interest in innovative undergraduate instruction. 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. Experience with technology in teaching, high quality delivery of online courses, and administration will be considered a plus. One or more years of experience in a university environment, and a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, such as physics or computer science, is required for this position. This position is a renewable, 12-month appointment in the Academic Professional career track. Academic Professional Faculty at Georgia Tech are non-tenure track, academic faculty with a well-defined promotion path. This position vacancy is an open rank announcement. The 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). 

Responsibilities
This position responsibilities may include administrative support for undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, in the form of advising, scheduling, course coordination, curation of materials, facilitation of use of technology for both in-person and online courses, and/or support for curriculum improvements. The faculty member will manage course creation, content, pedagogical approach, and delivery in their subject-matter expertise in areas of coursework. As part of this curriculum management, the faculty member will teach four (4) courses per year distributed across the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. This instruction will likely include support for integration of technology in courses, administration, assessment, and innovative curricula; oversight and delivery of online courses; coordination with faculty on delivery of course tracking and collecting data in support of School programs; support for curriculum development and use of innovative teaching techniques.

Location
Atlanta, Georgia 

Required Qualifications Component 
This is an open-rank search. The 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). For all ranks, a PhD in mathematics or a related field is required. 

Additionally
For rank of Academic Professional: Significant related experience or promotion from the rank of Associate Academic Professional (or equivalent); Quality of performance and potential development must be recognized by peers. 

For rank of Senior Academic Professional: 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 (or equivalent). 

Preferred Qualifications 
In addition to addressing teaching and administrative experience, the applicant should be experienced with technology in teaching and participation in outreach activities, and possess: The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body The ability to promote an inclusive and welcoming educational/work environment Expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education.

Required Qualifications 
One or more years of experience in a university environment, and a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, such as physics or computer science, is required for this position. 

Other Information Component
Candidates should submit an application that contains: a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching experiences, a sample course syllabus, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references. Application materials should be submitted to http://www.mathjobs.org. The Georgia Tech official website for applications is https://hr.gatech.edu/careers. Some candidates who do not apply there at first may later be asked to send their applications to that site for further processing. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to beginning employment.

Contact information 
For additional information, sbarone@math.gatech.edu. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Component
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, 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, gender expression, 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. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract. 

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our University's' work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
www.math.gatech.edu
email address
 
686 Cherry St., Skiles Building
School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0160