Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor or Associate Professor

About Us

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Georgia Tech is dedicated to developing exceptional leaders and improving the human condition through inclusive, multidisciplinary innovation.

Location

Atlanta, GA

Department Information

The School of Architecture is one of five schools within the College of Design. Other schools include Building Construction, City and Regional Planning, Industrial Design, and Music. The SoA has over 350 students in five degree-granting programs: B.S. in Architecture, Master of Architecture, M.S. in Architecture, M.S. in Urban Design, and Ph.D. in Architecture. The School of Architecture was recently ranked in the top ten in ten of the twelve focus areas of architectural education by Design Intelligence. For more information on the School of Architecture, please visit http://www.arch.gatech.edu.

For the past 40 years, the School of Architecture and the College of Design is a leader in the development of social and behavioral approaches to research-informed design with a focus on improving health and healthcare. We are strongly committed to continuing and growing this tradition of high-impact pedagogy and research, working with partners at Georgia Tech, nationally and internationally in academia, government, practice, and non-profits.

Job Summary

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture invites applications for a senior faculty member working on the social and psychological dimensions of the built environment, with a particular focus on health and design. The School of Architecture at Georgia Tech has an internationally reputed program in social and psychological dimensions of the built environment, with a PhD specialization in Architecture, Culture, and Behavior, and an MS degree in Health and Design.

The position offers the opportunity to take a senior role at the SimTigrate Design Lab (SDL). SDL founded in 2010, is one of the flagship research centers within the College of Design. Working with a full-time staff of four, the lab finds and tests ideas for creating empowering healthcare and community settings. SDL works with a wide range of partners within Georgia Tech and nationally such as Emory Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, the Pacific Northwest National Lab, US Military Health System, design firms and others, and has received over $11M in research funding.

The School, College and Georgia Tech strongly support innovation and collaborative research and teaching, with university-wide resources such as the Institute for People and Technology and multiple seed grants supporting health and healthcare research and design that crosses the Colleges of Design, Engineering, Computing, Sciences, and Liberal Arts.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda, excellent leadership and collaboration skills, and a passion for teaching and scholarship. The job requires assuming a primary role in developing curricular content for the degree programs at the school. It also includes mentoring PhD students concentrating in Architecture, Culture, and Behavior. The position also calls for extensive participation in the SDL in collaboration with SDL’s executive director, helping to secure funding and ensuring that its objectives, targets, strategies, and performance contribute to the success of the School, the College of Design and Georgia Tech.

Required Qualifications

PhD in architecture or allied field (e.g., architectural engineering, psychology, public health, medicine, or industrial design) with expertise in either design or research demonstrated through a successful record of publication, research, and teaching.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Documents to Attach

Candidates must submit a letter of interest, Curriculum Vita, teaching interest statement (1 p. max), research statement (2 pp. max), portfolio of selected scholarly publications (5 max) or creative work (25 pp. max), and names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on 1st December 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated date for a shortlist is 15th January 2023, with interviews of select candidates to follow.

Contact Information

For questions and more information, please refer to www.arch.gatech.edu or the School of Architecture Administrative Manager Isra Hassan at isra.hassan@design.gatech.edu Administrative Manager or contact Robin Tucker at robin.tucker@design.gatech.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.