Job ID: 171684

Open-rank Assistant/Associate/Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Nov. 9, 2021
  • Open-rank Assistant/Associate/Professor in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, GA
  • Until filled
  • Fall 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Engineering Mechanics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Mechanical Engineering

The Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. Applications will be entertained in any of the School’s research areas with an emphasis on interdisciplinary activities in Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, Manufacturing Advanced Materials, Bioengineering, Robotics and Design as they relate to Sustainability, Artificial-Intelligence/Machine Learning, and Systems Engineering. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Industrial experience is desirable, but not required. Candidates are expected to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Along with undergraduate and graduate teaching, each position requires a balance of research and service responsibilities.

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 (DEI).

Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a statement of education interests addressing teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, (5) a statement describing their understanding of, prior engagement in and plans for future activities to support DEI and (6) the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as Georgia Institute of Technology’s Careers website Requests for information may be directed to Applications will be considered beginning November 1 but the search will continue until the positions are filled. A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Diversity is one of Georgia Tech’s greatest strengths and one of the major priorities identified in our strategic plan. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We believe that diversity includes the individual differences among people from differing social, racial, or ethnic backgrounds, gender, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, economic circumstances, person characteristics, philosophical outlooks, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, expectations, physical abilities, and aspirations. Each of these characteristics, both singularly and in combination, contributes to the richness of Georgia Tech community. 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.

  • 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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