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Tenure Rank Professor Opening

Location: Atlanta, GA   

Job Summary: Typically reporting to the School Chair, the Professor is a tenured/tenure-track faculty member who perform a combination of teaching, research, and service. Professors may hold administrative appointments as long as the majority of their time is dedicated to teaching, research, and service. Professors hold a terminal degree and have normally spent three or more years at the rank of Associate Professor.   

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), invites applicants for candidates to apply for the position at the Associate or Full Professor level.   

This search is open to faculty candidates with a research emphasis in biomedical engineering education. We are particularly interested in candidates with a range of research interests and specializations that either contribute to our existing specializations in engineering education, equity and inclusion, engineering design and design pedagogy, computing education, and student-centered pedagogical innovation or that extend our departmental areas to include additional areas such as assessment, first year engineering, motivation, team science, global engineering, or learning in digital spaces.   

Applications received by January 15, 2024 will be given full consideration, however, the search will continue until the positions are filled.   

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, mentor graduate students and junior faculty, advise students at all levels and maintain an active research program. The typical course load is two courses per year pre-tenure and three courses a year, post-tenure, with release offered in various situations including for administrative appointments. We are particularly interested in faculty with a willingness to contribute to departmental leadership in formal and/or informal ways. Required Qualifications   

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) in engineering, medicine applied mathematics computer science or the naturlal sciences - required by the start of the appointment. Preferred Qualifications   

Doctorate in engineering education, engineering, computer science or a related field. The successful candidate will have scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience, and a sustained externally funded research program to qualify for an appointment to the rank of associate or full professor. Required Documents to Attach   

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


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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 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion   

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. This includes having a commitment to equity and inclusion in daily practices of research collaboration, teaching, and organizational communication.  


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