Academic Professional in the School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Position ID: 38805
Georgia Institute of Technology
Science & Mathematics
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Academic Professional
Job Description: 


Gatech Academic Professional Job Posting

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for an Academic Professional position. The role of Academic Professionals is vital to advancing our instructional mission through teaching and student advising and through academic administration.

The successful candidates will have excellent teaching credentials, with clear potential for taking on responsibility in advising, educational leadership, assessment and administrative tasks. Candidates will possess an attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well with faculty, staff, students, as well as the broader university community. Related teaching experience and a Ph.D. in geosciences, atmospheric sciences or a related field, such as environmental science are required for this position.

Required Qualification

Degree: PhD in geoscience or atmospheric sciences or a related field

Qualifications Include:

  • Experience and commitment in teaching undergraduate courses
  • Comprehensive understanding of science applied to earth systems

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Instruction of lecture and laboratory undergraduate courses
  • Coordination of teaching assistants
  • Curriculum development
  • Mentoring undergraduate students

Rank and salary: Full time twelve-month non-tenured-track academic faculty position. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Procedure:

Please submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy to include a summary of teaching experience, and a current CV to Alison Morain at In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted.

Applications will start being reviewed:  April 1, 2018

Start date:      August 1, 2018

Search Chair: Greg Huey

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Georgia Tech, an institution of the University System of Georgia, is an equal education/employment opportunity institution and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law and requires compliance with the Immigration Control Reform Act of 1986. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. Candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II