Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics

Position ID: GeorgiaTech-VAP_PD2324 [#23409]
Position Title: VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR_POST DOC 23-24
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/06, listed until 2024/04/06)
Position Description:    

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Visiting Assistant Professor Positions in the School of Mathematics

The School of Mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for several post-doctoral research positions in the Mathematical Sciences for Fall 2024, subject to the availability of funds.   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.

Job Responsibilities
Responsibilities include developing an international level research program; collaborating across the university in research and grant efforts; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications for these positions are: (1) a recent PhD or its equivalent in the Mathematical Sciences; (2) show the potential to carry out research of exceptional quality at Georgia Tech; (3) research interests complementary to existing strengths in the School of Mathematics; (4) strong potential for external funding; (5) the ability  in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to the Student Success Criteria listed below. Consistent with these priorities, candidates will be considered in all areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

Student Success Criteria
The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body.
The ability to adopt teaching strategies that support the learning and success of all students. 

Application Requirements  
Applications must consist of i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, iii) a research statement including a summary of future research plans, iv) at least four letters of reference including one teaching letter of reference, and v) evidence of teaching interest, abilities, and related experience summarized in a teaching statement. 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.  Successful applicants will be expected to interact with one or more current Georgia Tech faculty members and those with whom an applicant might work should be named in the cover letter and indicated on the Mathjobs application. Applications will be considered beginning November 1, 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 instruct students from across campus, including undergraduate and graduate students. Its faculty carry out research in a wide variety of Mathematical Sciences. They are key players in several cross-disciplinary institutes, centers, and programs at Georgia Tech, including PhD programs in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization (ACO), Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Bioinformatics, Quantitative Bioscience (QBioS), and Machine Learning (ML@GT). The School plays leadership roles in the NSF-Simons Center – The Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology, and hosts an NSF-RTG in Geometry and Topology (GTGT). 

Job Responsibilities 
Responsibilities include developing an international level research program; collaborating across the university in research and grant efforts; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum and Preferred Qualifications for these positions are: (1) a recent PhD or its equivalent in the Mathematical Sciences; (2) show the potential to carry out research of exceptional quality at Georgia Tech; (3) research interests complementary to existing strengths in the School of Mathematics; (4) strong potential for external funding; (5) the ability in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to the Student Success Criteria listed below. Consistent with these priorities, candidates will be considered in all areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

Student Success Criteria 
The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body. 
The ability to adopt teaching strategies that support the learning and success of all students. 

Application Requirements 
Applications must consist of i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, iii) a research statement including a summary of future research plans, iv) at least three letters of reference, and v) evidence of teaching interest, abilities, and related experience summarized in a teaching statement and a teaching letter of reference. 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. Successful applicants will be expected to interact with one or more current Georgia Tech faculty members and those with whom an applicant might work should be named in the cover letter and indicated on the Mathjobs application. Applications will be considered beginning November 1, 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 instruct students from across campus, including undergraduate and graduate students. Its faculty carry out research in a wide variety of Mathematical Sciences. They are key players in several cross-disciplinary institutes, centers, and programs at Georgia Tech, including PhD programs in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization (ACO), Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Bioinformatics, Quantitative Bioscience (QBioS), and Machine Learning (ML@GT). The School plays leadership roles in the NSF-Simons Center – The Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology, and hosts an NSF-RTG in Geometry and Topology (GTGT).  

Equal Employment Opportunity 
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.

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