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Open-rank Tenure-track faculty position

Georgia Institute of Technology/ School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Nov 15, 2022

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Open-rank Tenure-track faculty position in planetary and space sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology.



The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in planetary and space sciences. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. We invite candidates who will build a competitive research program that complements the strengths of our ongoing planetary, space, and astrobiology research. The ideal candidate will bridge connections with other solid Earth geoscience programs here and to ongoing and future missions through observational, theoretical, or modeling approaches. We seek individuals who are interested in working in a dynamic and interdisciplinary university that includes a diverse group of planetary and space, Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences, and many top-ranked engineering programs. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to teaching and mentoring of students.


Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate and connect with other scientists; build a vibrant, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program that addresses scientific questions of fundamental significance in planetary science; and provide high-quality teaching, mentor students, and advance equity and inclusion.



An earned doctorate in Planetary Science or a related field is required before start of employment.


Required documents to attach:

Please include a CV, a statement of research interest, a teaching statement, a statement that summarizes your past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, or mentoring, as well as a list of at least three references who could provide a letter on your behalf upon request through the Georgia Tech online portal: Georgia Tech Careers



Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta GA  30332


Contact Information:

Requests for information, including pre-application inquiries from senior candidates, should be directed to 







Applications will be considered beginning October 1, 2022 but the search will continue until the position is filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.


Georgia Institute of Technology, located in the diverse and thriving metropolis of Atlanta, is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. Georgia Tech prides itself on its engineering resources, collaborations, its quantitative and rigorous undergraduate student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences currently has 32 tenure-track faculty members, 14 post-doctoral fellows and 80 graduate students, and has excellent facilities in the 265,000 square-foot Environmental Science and Technology Building. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit


EEO Statement:

“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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