Assistant/Associate Professor

Atlanta, Georgia
The position is subject to budgetary developments.
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

International Security Search- Assistant or Associate Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Georgia Institute of Technology  (Academic Announcement)

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track (or tenured) position in International Security at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. The Nunn School seeks to hire an individual whose demonstrated scholarly research and teaching in the field have a functional concentration broadly related to the nexus of science and technology with national/international security policies and strategy.  Research foci of greatest interest include cyber/information security or other emerging technology challenges.  The School has a secondary interest in candidates able to apply modern analytical techniques such as big data/social media analytics or networks analysis to their research or teaching. There exist opportunities for joint appointments with another School at Georgia Tech, in particular those in the Colleges of Sciences, Engineering, and Computing. Thus, comfort in working with technical experts and teaching interdisciplinary courses is strongly encouraged.

Named for former US Senator Sam Nunn whose continued presence and work on global issues inspires our efforts to be both useful and innovative, our school draws on its unique setting at a premier technological university to deliver innovative programs and cutting-edge research that integrate science and technology with the study of international affairs.  The School focuses on how technology affects national security, economic well-being and competitiveness, and prospects for international cooperation and conflict.  Our School seeks to equip our students with Georgia Tech’s cutting edge technology tools, a global perspective and leadership skills through a new model of professional education that is theoretically grounded and practice and policy oriented.

Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech enrolls over 25,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country.  Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an AA/EO employer; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Additional information pertaining to the Nunn School is available at

Applicant review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by October 1, 2017 and include: (1) a letter of interest describing the candidate’s relevant experience, including statement of research and teaching; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) the names, positions, and contact information of five references. The position is subject to budgetary developments.   Materials should be sent either by mail to:  Chair, Nunn School Search Committee, ATTN: Marilu Suarez; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Georgia Institute of Technology; 781 Marietta Street NW; Atlanta, Georgia 30318 or electronically to Applicant files will be treated confidentially. 

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