The School of Electrical and
Computer Engineering (ece.gatech.edu) at the Georgia Institute of Technology
(Georgia Tech) invites applications for teaching faculty position at the
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the following Technical
Interest Areas (TIAs): Computer Systems and Software, Digital Signal
Processing, Systems and Controls, or Telecommunications. This is a full-time
position with the Georgia Tech Shenzhen Institute (GTSI) in Shenzhen, China.
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 as well as 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 in ECE. Georgia Tech is fully responsible for Georgia Tech academic programming 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. 6 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. 6 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. 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.
Employment, compensation and benefits of these teaching faculty members will be through GTSI. They will be interviewed by the relevant faculty body at Georgia Tech. 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.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, academic year (9-month) basis. Summer teaching opportunities maybe available with additional summer salary of up to 1/3 of academic year salary.
PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, from a top graduate program taught in the English language, to be conferred no later than December 31, 2020. 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.
June 1, 2021, with academic year beginning in August 2021.
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.
Please submit by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, please include “GTSI ECE faculty application” in the Subject line and please clearly indicate TIA(s) as well so we can route your application to the appropriate Georgia Tech ECE faculty group. 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, contact information for at least 3 professional references. In addition, up to ten sets of instructor teaching evaluations may be submitted.
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete (and letters of recommendation received) by this date. The position will remain open until filled and will close no later than May 31, 2021.
This position originally appears on https://www.ece.gatech.edu/faculty-openings