Job ID: 95507


Position: Professor

Deadline: 10 October 2022

Employment Start Date: 15 August 2023

City: Atlanta

Country: United States

Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology

Department: School of Psychology


The School of Psychology ( at the GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ( invites nominations and applications for 5 open-rank tenure-track faculty positions with an anticipated start date of August 2023 or later. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate and develop an exceptional research program. The research area is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship complements existing School strengths in Adult Development and Aging, Cognition and Brain Science, Engineering Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology, and Quantitative Psychology, and takes advantage of quantitative, mathematical, and/or computational methods.

The School of Psychology is well-positioned in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech, a University that promotes translational research from the laboratory and field to real-world applications in a variety of areas. The School offers multidisciplinary educational programs, graduate training, and research opportunities in the study of mind, brain, and behavior and the associated development of technologies that can improve human experience. Excellent research facilities support the School’s research and interdisciplinary graduate programs across the Institute. Georgia Tech’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration has fostered fruitful interactions between psychology faculty and faculty in the sciences, computing, business, engineering, design, and liberal arts. Located in the heart of Atlanta, one of the nation’s most academic, entrepreneurial, creative and diverse cities with excellent quality of life, the School actively develops and maintains a rich network of academic and applied behavioral science/industrial partnerships in and beyond Atlanta. Candidates whose research programs foster collaborative interactions with other members of the School and further contribute to bridge-building with other academic and research units at Tech and industries are particularly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications. A Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Organizational Sciences, or a related STEM field is required at the time of appointment. Candidates should have a strong record of academic accomplishments commensurate with their current academic rank and an externally funded research program or show potential to establish one. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship and will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate instructional missions of the School. Consistent with the School, College, and Institutional values, successful candidates will be expected to foster diversity and inclusion through their teaching, mentorship, service, and research.

Applications should include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications), Research Statement, Teaching Statement, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) statement, and contact information of at least three individuals who have agreed to provide a reference in support of the application if asked. Evaluation of applications will begin October 10th, 2022 and continue until all positions are filled. Questions about this search can be addressed to Portal questions will be answered by Tikica Platt, the School’s HR director, and questions about positions by the co-chairs of the search committee, Ruth Kanfer and Tansu Celikel.