Visiting Professor of Energy & Environmental Policy (Open Rank)

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Job Title: Visiting Professor of Energy & Environmental Policy (Open Rank)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221259
Job Summary

Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a visiting faculty position in energy and environmental policy effective January 1, 2021. The faculty rank will be determined commensurate to the candidate's experience. This visiting faculty opportunity is a one-year appointment, which can be renewed for an additional academic year contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding availability. This is a full-time position with eligibility for benefits.

The candidate will be expected to teach two courses each semester, to actively engage in research and scholarly activities, and to participate in service to the School, College, and Institute. The visiting faculty member will teach courses on energy and environmental economics and policy, renewable energy and regulatory policy, and environmental and energy management. The position supports the masters and doctoral programs in the School, particularly the newly created Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management.

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in public policy, economics, management, public administration, or related fields. An earned doctorate is required before the start of the appointment and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Required Documents to Attach Applicants should submit the following information: (1) a curriculum vita; (2) a letter of application including research and teaching interests with clear evidence of demonstrated teaching success; (3) a copy of one research paper; and (4) a list of three references.

Apply Before Date

Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2020 for optimal consideration. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.

About Us

The School of Public Policy has 30 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. programs. See our webpage at for more information. Core policy areas of the department include: energy and environmental policy; science, technology and innovation; information and communication technologies; regional innovation; urban economic development; and ethical inquiry. Our work in these areas benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class engineering, computer science, design, and biomedical science curriculums, and a tradition of interdisciplinary innovative research. Georgia Tech is a top- ranked public research university 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.


Atlanta, GA

Contact Information

Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Marilyn Brown, Interim Chair, Regents and Brooks Byers Professor ([email protected]).

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.




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Posted: 10/17/2020
Application Due: 12/4/2020
Work Type: Full Time