Job ID: 171514

Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech Shenzhen

Georgia Tech Shenzhen Institute

  • Nov. 16, 2021
  • Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech Shenzhen
  • Georgia Tech
  • Georgia Tech Shenzhen Institute
    Shenzhen, Guangdong
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
    Research Scientist/Associate
    Research Professor
    Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) invites applications for tenure track faculty positions at all ranks in the following Technical Interest Areas (TIAs): Computer Systems and Software, Digital Signal Processing, Systems and Controls, and Telecommunications. These are full-time positions with the Georgia Tech Shenzhen Institute (GTSI) in Shenzhen, China. These positions will reside in China only.

GTSI is a Joint Institute between Georgia Tech and Tianjin University (TJU) and is located in Shenzhen, the so-called "Silicon Valley of China." GTSI has received approval from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and the Chinese Ministry of Education to offer Georgia Tech’s existing Master’s degree programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Analytics, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, and Industrial Design, as well as the PhD degree program in ECE. Georgia Tech is fully responsible for Georgia Tech academic program operations at GTSI.

According to the U.S. News and World Report, Georgia Tech’s undergraduate Electrical Engineering (EE) program is currently ranked No. 4 and its graduate EE program is ranked No. 5 in the U.S.; Georgia Tech’s undergraduate Computer Engineering (CompE) program is currently ranked No. 5 and its graduate CompE program is ranked No. 5 in the U.S.

Successful GTSI faculty candidates will be expected to teach courses from Georgia Tech’s curriculum in ECE in the aforementioned TIAs, mentor students, engage in field-related professional achievement and activity, and perform service to GTSI and the professional society.
Candidates can apply to either of the following two tracks which differ in teaching load and research expectations.

  • Teaching track: Teaching and service constitute the criteria for advancement for GTSI faculty on the teaching track. Although not a job requirement, teaching faculty are welcome to engage in research as well and supervise student projects. Teaching experience (demonstrated by college level teaching experience, TA experience, or teaching training programs), and some demonstrated record of professional achievement and activity are desired.
  • Teaching & research track: Teaching, research, and service constitute the criteria for advancement for GTSI faculty on the teaching & research track. Candidates shall have either demonstrated or shown a clear potential for creative and independent research that would lead to a strong, extramurally funded research program and recognition in the professional field.

Employment, compensation and benefits of these faculty members will be through GTSI. Applications will be reviewed by the relevant faculty body at Georgia Tech – Atlanta. Successful candidates will be granted Georgia Tech adjunct faculty status and are expected to teach the Georgia Tech curriculum in English at GTSI. Both the faculty and the student bodies at GTSI are expected to be diverse and international. Chinese language skills are not a requirement for employment with GTSI.

Georgia Tech and GTSI are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the faculty and student bodies. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Georgia Tech and GTSI are committed to promoting work-life balance and supporting dual-career employee families.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, academic year (9-month) basis. Summer employment opportunities may be available with additional summer salary of up to 1/3 of academic year salary. Salary will be paid by GTSI.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, from a top graduate program taught in the English language, to be conferred no later than June 30, 2022.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2022, with academic year beginning in August 2022.

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning immediately. Applications will be considered until open positions are filled. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by January 15, 2022.

TO APPLY: Please submit by email to:, please include "GTSI ECE faculty application from YOUR NAME" in the Subject line and please clearly indicate TIA as well so we can route your application to the appropriate Georgia Tech ECE faculty group. Please indicate whether you are applying for the teaching track or the teaching & research track. The application package should be submitted as PDF files and include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of professional interests and plans, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information for at least 3 professional references. In addition, up to ten sets of instructor teaching evaluations may be submitted.

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