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Open-rank, Tenure-track, Assistant/Associate/Professor Position in Earth System Science - Schoo...

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Title: Open-rank, Tenure-track, Assistant/Associate/Professor Position in Earth System Science - School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 263674
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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 Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) is highly interdisciplinary and covers broadly all fields of Earth and space science. EAS hosts a range of undergraduate degrees, including B.S. programs in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS), Solid Earth and Planetary Sciences (SEP), and Environmental Science (ENVS), and hosts a distinct interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Ocean Science and Engineering in collaboration with the School of Biological Sciences and Environmental Engineering. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit


Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS; at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Earth System Science. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. We seek candidates interested in understanding the dynamics of Earth system processes through a variety of approaches, including experimental and/or field-based techniques, theory, data synthesis, and Earth system modeling. Areas of particular interest to the department include geochemistry and biogeochemistry of oceans, sediments and surface waters, high-temperature and isotope geochemistry, geomicrobiology, astrobiology, Earth system science of carbon removal and greenhouse gas mitigation, and coupling between solid and fluid components of the Earth system.


The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate and connect with other scientists in EAS and across Georgia Tech; build a vibrant, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program that addresses scientific questions of fundamental significance in Earth system science; and provide high-quality teaching, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and substantively advance student success.

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in a field related to Earth system science is required before start of employment. Successful candidates will have a strong track record in pursuing and disseminating original scientific research, and clear potential for high-impact teaching, scholarship, and service. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting an inclusive and welcoming educational/work environment and an ability to adopt teaching and mentoring strategies that support the learning and success of all students.

Required Documents to Attach

Application Requirements;

Applicants should submit:

·A letter of application

·Curriculum vitae

·A statement of research interests

·A description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy

·The names and contact information for at least three references.

Application materials should be submitted as PDF files via GT Careers site.

Contact Information

Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Chris Reinhard, Search Committee Chair, at Applications will be considered beginning October 1, 2023, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment.

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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