Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics

Position ID: GeorgiaTech-PROFMATH_BIO [#23236]
Position Title: Professor - All Ranks
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/02, updated 2023/09/27, listed until 2024/03/27)
Position Description:    

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Faculty Positions in the Mathematical Sciences 

The School of Mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in Mathematical Biology. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. 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 

Responsibilities include establishing an internationally recognized research program in Mathematical Biology, that engages students at all levels; collaborating across the university in research and grant efforts; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses; engaging with curriculum development to meet on-going needs for training a STEM focused student body; and delivering service to the department, Institute, and profession. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor positions are expected to contribute to leadership and service as a senior faculty member at Georgia Tech. 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications for these positions are: 
(1) A PhD or its equivalent in the Mathematical Sciences, and have the potential to (2) carry out research of exceptional quality at Georgia Tech; (3) complement existing strengths in the School of Mathematics; (4) enhance connections to programs and Institutes at Georgia Tech; (5) have strong potential for external funding; (6) demonstrate enthusiasm for supervision of junior researchers at all levels; (7) contribute to other School of Math and Georgia Tech strategic priorities, including intra- and interdisciplinary connections; and (8) have the ability in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to the Student Success Criteria listed below. 

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 

Application Requirements 

Applicants should submit  a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) a statement of research interests, d) a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and e) the names and contact information for at least three references. F) In two pages or less, please outline how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia Tech’s mission and values. The Georgia Tech official website for applications is Some candidates who do not apply there at first may later be asked to send their applications to that site for further processing. Requests for information may be directed to Applications will be considered beginning October 15, 2023, but 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. 
  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). 

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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School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0160