Job Summary

The School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT) invites applicants for a faculty position, with a focus on the tenure-track assistant professor level but open to exceptional candidates at all ranks. Georgia Tech offers an extensive collaborative framework of experimentalists and theorists, as well as highly competitive start-up packages. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented minorities, women, 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.

The search spans all application domains, material types and primary activities (computation/machine learning, theory, and experimentation). Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related discipline, and a strong record of academic and research excellence. The selected candidate will be expected to teach fundamental courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in materials science and engineering, champion independent and collaborative research at the cutting edge of their field, be able to attract external funding to build strong sponsored-research activities, mentor graduate students successfully, and develop and make positive contributions to the School, Institute, and community.

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. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. MSE at GT ( has ~35 full-time-equivalent faculty whose research spans all forms, classes, and functionalities of materials to address various societal grand challenges. Opportunities abound for campus-wide interactions within the academic units in the Colleges of Science, Engineering, and Computing. Georgia Tech is home to 11 Interdisciplinary Research Institutes ( responsible for bringing together faculty and students across the colleges around core research areas. All faculty have access to state-of-the-art shared user facilities including the Materials Characterization Facility (, the Mechanical Properties Characterization Facility (, the Organic Materials Characterization Laboratory, the Micro-/Nano- Fabrication Facility (, and the Bioengineering/Biosciences Core Facilities (

Applications received by November 2, 2022 will be given full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, go here - - Search Job ID 249019 to find position.

Required Documents to Attach

To apply, the following materials are requested: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement including past accomplishments and future plans (4 page maximum), (4) a teaching statement discussing teaching philosophy, prior experience, and future interests (2 page maximum), (5) a statement of past contributions and future plans for enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion (1 page maximum), and (6) names and contact information for 3 to 5 references. We understand the pandemic has affected the way

scholars contribute and publish, so applicants should feel free to discuss work in progress as well as research disseminated in both peer-reviewed publications and non-traditional venues.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related discipline


This position is located in Atlanta, GA

Background Screen

A background check must be completed prior to employment.

Contact Information

For additional information about this job opening, please contact the chair of the search committee: Prof. Matthew McDowell,

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.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.