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Open-Rank Tenure-Track Positions in Integrative Physiology

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Title: Open-Rank Tenure-Track Positions in Integrative Physiology
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 263912
About Us


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:

    Students are our top priority.

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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 Biological Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Undergraduate degree programs include 4 year BS and 5 year BS/MS programs in Biology and Bioinformatics.Graduate degree programs include: MS and PhD in Biology, MS and PhD in Bioinformatics, MS and PhD in Computational Science and Engineering as well as PhD in Quantitative Biosciences, Ocean Sciences and Engineering, Applied Physiology, and Dual Degree Doctorate of Physical Therapy/ Doctor of Philosophy.Research strengths include: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Ecology, Evolution, Integrative Physiology, Microbial Dynamics and Infection, Neuroscience, Molecular and Cell Biology, Molecular Biomedical Sciences. The School is home to the two largest and most diverse undergraduate majors in the College of Sciences: Biology and Neuroscience. Faculty members in the School of Biological Sciences have the opportunity to work with students from all majors on campus.


Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

As part of continuing growth, the School of Biological Sciences is conducting an open rank search for a tenure track faculty member in Integrative Physiology. The position is open to research programs spanning from molecular, cellular through systems-level approaches to understanding physiological function in health and disease. We are particularly interested in applicants exploring any combination of modeling, computational, and experimental approaches to address fundamental questions about physiology across scales and interactions among function, behavior, and environment. Candidates will be favored if their research enhances the school's existing strengths in basic sensorimotor neurophysiology, movement science, neurorehabilitation, biomechanics and comparative biology. Successful candidates will engage with the Applied Physiology graduate program (, Biological Sciences graduate degrees, the interdisciplinary Quantitative Biosciences Graduate Program (, and other interdisciplinary graduate programs across the college and broader Institute (


Develop a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program.

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in biological sciences.

Advise and mentor biological sciences undergraduate and graduate students.

Service to the public, the university including departmental governance, and the profession.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a biological science or related field.

In addition, candidates must demonstrate all of the following:

· Demonstrated research productivity in biological sciences.

· Academic experience in biological sciences.

· Clear evidence of effective teaching.

Required Documents to Attach

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, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via (careers url).

Contact Information

Requests for information may be directed to Applications will be considered beginning November 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

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