Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Physics

1610 20248
Position ID:GaTech-School of Physics-ASTROPHYSICS [#20248]
Position Title: Open Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with expertise in Gravitational Waves and/or multi-messenger astrophysics Job ID 233333
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Gravitational Waves
Appl Deadline:2021/11/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/25, listed until 2022/02/14)
Position Description:    

The College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the School of Physics that amplifies and complements the School’s existing efforts in astrophysics. We are particularly encouraging candidates to apply who have a strong background in gravitational waves and/or multi-messenger astrophysics and with an interest in data science, an area of emphasis at Georgia Tech. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, but higher ranks will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students and to fostering an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter briefly summarizing their scientific background, strengths, and plans, (2) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a description of teaching and mentoring philosophy, and (5) at least three reference letters to be submitted on the candidates’ behalf via; the names and email addresses of the references should be included in the cover letter.

Application materials should be submitted as PDF files at with job ID 233333. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 8, 2021, at which time the review of applications will commence. However, applications will be accepted until the search is closed. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment. Requests for information may be directed to

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. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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.

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