Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with expertise in Gravitational Waves and/or multi-messenger astrophysics Job ID 233333

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Physics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the School of Physics that amplifies and complements the School’s existing efforts in astrophysics. We are particularly encouraging candidates to apply who have a strong background in gravitational waves and/or multi-messenger astrophysics and with an interest in data science, an area of emphasis at Georgia Tech. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, but higher ranks will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students and to fostering an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter briefly summarizing their scientific background, strengths, and plans, (2) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a description of teaching and mentoring philosophy, and (5) at least three reference letters to be submitted on the candidates’ behalf via [email protected]; the names and email addresses of the references should be included in the cover letter.

Application materials should be submitted as PDF files at with job ID 233333. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 8, 2021, at which time the review of applications will commence. However, applications will be accepted until the search is closed. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment. Requests for information may be directed to [email protected]

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.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. 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.

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Application Details

Publication Start Date
2021 Sep 10
Application Deadline
2021 Nov 08


Chair - Faculty Search Committee