The School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. We seek applications in the broader areas of Human Computer Interaction; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (including but not limited to Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing); Robotics; Social Computing; Responsible AI (including but not limited to Ethics and Explainability); Health; Sustainability (including but not limited to Environmental Sustainability and other issues across the UN Sustainable Development Goals); and Usable Security and Privacy. These areas are of strategic importance to the School and the Institute. We will, however, consider truly outstanding candidates in all areas that support the school’s mission and expand it in strategic directions. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.
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.
Tenure-track professors are expected to teach one course per semester, provide service to the School and the Institute, and are expected to engage in substantive research with collaborators in other disciplines.
Suitable candidates must have an established international reputation and have demonstrated exceptional impact, productivity, and leadership. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students through their research, teaching, or service activities. This includes but is not limited to: the ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body; the ability to promote an inclusive and welcoming educational and work environment; the ability to mentor and assist students interested in pursuing graduate education. Candidates are expected to have expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, the names and contact information for at least three references, and three representative publications. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via https://tinyurl.com/ic-faculty-job-ad.
We ask that applicants:
• Clearly indicate their research area(s) and focus in their cover letters
• Have three reference letters sent to Academic Jobs Online
• CAREERS - cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, curriculum vitae, the contact information of at least three references, and three publications - https://tinyurl.com/ic-faculty-job-ad
• Academic Jobs Online (AJO) - AJO is used only for reference letters. All other application materials must be submitted through CAREERS. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26089
Requests for information may be directed to email@example.com. Applications will be considered beginning December 15, 2023, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to beginning employment.
Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech’s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.
Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:
1. Students are our top priority.
2. We strive for excellence.
3. We thrive on diversity.
4. We celebrate collaboration.
5. We champion innovation.
6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.
7. We nurture the well-being of our community.
8. We act ethically.
9. We are responsible stewards.
Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.
The School of Interactive Computing (IC) is a part of the Georgia Institute of Technology located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is one of five schools within the College of Computing, which is ranked among the top 10 Computer Science departments in the nation. The School includes 48 full-time tenure-track Faculty, 7 Faculty with joint appointments, and 132 PhD students. We work in a wide range of research areas relating to the interface of computing to the world. The School is affiliated with the GVU Center, the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, the Institute for Information Security and Privacy, the Institute for People and Technology, and the Machine Learning Center.
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.
Georgia Tech is a member of the University System of Georgia (USG), where every member of the community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect – that form and guide the daily work of the organization. USG and its institutions foster an environment where all members of the USG community are free to share ideas and opinions. Learn more about Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression.