Employment Opportunities

  • Faculty Position in Climate Sciences

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in climate sciences. We are seeking candidates interested in understanding the mechanisms of the climate system through a variety of approaches, including theory, development and application of models of variable complexity, and synthesis of observational data. Areas of particular interest to the department include atmospheric and climate dynamics, ocean-atmosphere interactions, extreme weather events, land-atmosphere interactions, hydroclimate, cryosphere, and paleoclimate. We anticipate several climate-related hires in coming years, and are seeking to establish the school as a leader in both the fundamental science of climate and in addressing climate change with scientifically driven solutions. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are sought, although outstanding individuals at all levels will be considered. The successful candidate will develop a vibrant research program in a dynamic interdisciplinary environment, teach, support and mentor students from diverse backgrounds at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Georgia Institute of Technology is located in Atlanta, Georgia and is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit www.eas.gatech.edu. Applicants should send an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references through the online portal at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8099. Requests for information and pre-application enquiries from senior candidates should be directed to Dr. Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Search Committee Chair, at jean@eas.gatech.edu. Applications will be considered beginning December 1, 2016, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required before start of employment. Georgia Institute of Technology an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

  • Faculty Position in Solid Earth Geoscience

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in solid-earth geosciences, broadly defined. This includes, but is not exclusive to, research focuses in tectonophysics, electric field methods, quantitative geomorphology, rock mechanics, physical petrology, hydrology, seismology, geodynamics, geodesy, volcanology, glaciology, marine geophysics and processes related to geologic hazards. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are sought, although outstanding individuals at all levels will be considered. We seek individuals who are interested in working in a dynamic interdisciplinary environment that includes geophysics, planetary sciences, geochemistry and geobiology, atmospheric science, oceanography, and paleoclimatology.

The Georgia Institute of Technology, located in the comfortable, diverse, and thriving metropolis of Atlanta, is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. Georgia Tech prides itself on its engineering resources and collaborations, and its quantitative and rigorous undergraduate student body. The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences currently has 29 faculty members, 11 post-doctoral fellows and 96 graduate students, and has excellent facilities in the 265,000 square-foot Environmental Science and Technology Building. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit www.eas.gatech.edu. Applicants should send an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as PDF files to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8193. Requests for information, including pre-application enquiries from senior candidates, should be directed to geophysics_search@eas.gatech.edu. Applications will be considered beginning December 1, 2016 but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment. Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

  • Lecturer Position in Meteorology

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for a Lecturer position. This position involves teaching undergraduate courses in weather analysis & prediction, atmospheric physics & dynamics, and climate processes. The Lecturer will also mentor undergraduate meteorology students and coordinate participation in WxChallenge.

Candidate should have 1-3 years of relevant teaching experience after Masters or PhD in atmospheric science, meteorology or related field. Position requirements include, experience in, and commitment to, teaching undergraduate courses at an institute of higher education; Comprehensive understanding of atmospheric dynamics, meteorology, statistics, basic physical laws, and natural hazards; Experience with numerical weather prediction; Experience with statistical forecasting and time series analysis; Developing classes and undergraduate outreach programs; Experience in undergraduate mentorship and advising a large, diverse student body; Serving as team leader and student advisor for WxChallenge; Ability to network and establish connections with Industry.

Please submit letter of application including teaching philosophy, current cv, and contact information of three references through the online portal at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8653

Georgia Institute of Technology is located in Atlanta, Georgia and is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit www.eas.gatech.edu. Questions about position or application procedures should be directed to Hollie Meyer at hollie.meyer@eas.gatech.edu. Georgia Institute of Technology an equal education/employment opportunity institution.