Employment Opportunities

2019-20 Recruiting Cycle

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, invites nominations and applications for several tenure-track faculty positions at the levels of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. Applications will be entertained in any of the School’s research areas while an emphasis will be placed on the following topics:

Area 1: High-Temperature, Extreme Environment Materials Processing and EngineeringIncluding materials development, fluid and thermal sciences, advanced manufacturing, and reliability.

Area 2: Model-Based Systems Engineering. Including energy systems, transportation, electrification, manufacturing and design.

Area 3: Application of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science to Mechanical Engineering Systems. Including bioengineering, materials development, design, manufacturing energy systems, thermal sciences, fluid dynamics, mechanics, structural dynamics and robotics.

Area 4: Urban Mobility and Human-Machine Interface. Including electric and hybrid vehicles, aerospace systems, power electronics, batteries, flexible and wearable electronics, advanced sensor technologies.

Area 5: Nuclear Instrumentation and Analytical Methods. Including nuclear forensics, nuclear non-proliferation, industrial applications, and medicine.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise graduate students; interact collaboratively with faculty in teaching, research, and service; and develop a strong, independent, externally funded research program.

An ideal faculty candidate will possess a Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: mechanical engineering, mechanics, fluid and thermal sciences, nuclear engineering or related discipline and at least 2 years of experience. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise.

Applicants should submit a cover letter with a clear specification of areas of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for four professional references preferably in one pdf file.

Georgia Tech is committed to a diverse and inclusive work and educational environment. We highly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.

Apply online at http://www.me.gatech.edu/employment/apply.shtml. Send inquiries to woodruff.school.faculty.recruiting@me.gatech.edu. The review of applications will begin immediately. To be considered during the 2019-20 recruitment cycle, all documents need to be received by January 17, 2020. After a thorough review, invitations for interviews to selected candidates will be sent out. The recruiting process will continue until all positions are filled.

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.

 

 

Professor of the Practice in the School of Mechanical Engineering

The School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking qualified candidates for a full or part-time non-tenure-track Professor of the Practice position in Electric Vehicle (EV) and autonomous transportation systems research. Applicants for this position shall have extensive background in the automotive industry, especially in autonomy, electrification and connected vehicles and services. This position will be responsible for:
  • Expand the research area of Electric Vehicle (EV) and autonomous transportation systems
  • Engage faculty across the Institute in large proposals for funding research in areas of electrification, mobility, autonomy, connected vehicles, smart cities, etc.
  • Develop industrial connections with Mechanical Engineering faculty to boost industry funded research and education.
  • Identify connections to industry for micro-credentialing
  • Partner in the development of professional education courses and modules in areas of electrification, mobility, autonomy, connected vehicles, smart cities, etc.
  • Develop and teach course modules on entrepreneurship
  • Mentor students in capstone and entrepreneurship projects.

The successful candidate will leverage their expertise, in conjunction with the expertise of the Mechanical Engineering faculty and their professional networks to advance research and teachings of entrepreneurship.  In addition, the successful candidate will participate in the development and operation of new outreach and engagement activities between faculty, students and industry.
 
The School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 mechanical engineering programs in the U.S. at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and continuously innovate to keep our school at the forefront of engineering education.  We have approximately 3,000 students, 100 faculty members, and 70 staff members.
 
Qualifications (preferred, not required):
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field;
  • Applicable professional licensure
  • Experience and leadership on major Electric Vehicle design projects
  • Active participation in professional organizations such as ASME, IEEE and SAE
  • Experience developing partnerships with business and industry leaders in the public and private sectors
     
Application Procedures:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching experience and interests, and names/contact information of four references in a single PDF file to: Cindy Pickett, Director of Human Resources, School of Mechanical Engineering, Email: cindy.pickett@me.gatech.edu

Required Qualifications:
  • 20+ years of experience in the automotive industry, especially in autonomy, electrification and connected vehicles and services.
  • Proven track-record of establishing and managing large projects and teams, including multi-industry teams and consortia.
  • Proven track-record of start-up and entrepreneurial experience.

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.