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Endowed Milton Chair - Tenured Faculty

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job Summary: The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (, a joint department between Georgia Tech's College of Engineering and Emory University's School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA), solicits applications for an endowed chair to be appointed and located in the College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. We invite senior applicants for the Robert A. Milton Chair Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech.

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. 


Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be senior faculty with a demonstrated capability to (i) lead a highly impactful and translational research program, (ii) provide outstanding mentorship to trainees and junior faculty, and (iii) enrich and engage in a collegial Departmental environment. Candidates must have an internationally recognized track record of discovery and research development, and be eligible for appointment as a full professor with tenure to continue their leadership in contemporary engineering and innovation. 


Required Qualifications:  A PhD in engineering or related field 


Preferred Qualifications:

The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body

Has expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education 


Required Documents to Attach:

Applicants should submit the following:

(1)  Letter of application

(2)  Curriculum vitae

(3)  Research Statement

(4)  Teaching Statement

(5)  Statement on how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia Tech's values, which are described in our strategic plan (

(6)  Names and contact information for at least 3 references


Apply Before Date:  Applications received by December 30, 2023 will be given full consideration, however, the search will continue until the positions are filled.


Contact Information: For additional information about this job opening, please contact: 


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. 

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