Visiting Professor of Energy & Environmental Policy (Open Rank)

Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a visiting faculty position in energy and environmental policy effective January 1, 2021. The faculty rank will be determined commensurate to the candidate’s experience. This visiting faculty opportunity is a one-year appointment, which can be renewed for an additional academic year contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding availability. This is a full-time position with eligibility for benefits.

The candidate will be expected to teach two courses each semester, to actively engage in research and scholarly activities, and to participate in service to the School, College, and Institute. The visiting faculty member will teach courses on energy and environmental economics and policy, renewable energy and regulatory policy, and environmental and energy management. The position supports the masters and doctoral programs in the School, particularly the newly created Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in public policy, economics, management, public administration, or related fields. An earned doctorate is required before the start of the appointment and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Applicants should submit the following information: (1) a curriculum vita; (2) a statement of research and teaching interests with clear evidence of demonstrated teaching success; (3) a copy of one research paper; and (4) a list of three references.

Please apply electronically at:

Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2020 for optimal consideration. However, the search will continue until the position is filled. Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Marilyn Brown, Interim Chair, Regents and Brooks Byers Professor (

The School of Public Policy has 30 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs. See our webpage at for more information. Core policy areas of the department include: energy and environmental policy; science, technology and innovation; information and communication technologies; regional innovation; urban economic development; and ethical inquiry. Our work in these areas benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class engineering, computer science, design, and biomedical science curriculums, and a tradition of interdisciplinary innovative research.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an AA/EO employer; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.