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Open-rank Lecturer position – School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technol

Employer
Georgia Tech
Location
Atlanta, Georgia (US)
Salary
Negotiable
Date posted
May 23, 2024

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.


About Georgia Tech


Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech’s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.


Georgia Tech’s Mission and Values


Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:


1. Students are our top priority.
2. We strive for excellence.
3. We thrive on diversity.
4. We celebrate collaboration.
5. We champion innovation.
6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.
7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.
8. We act ethically.
9. We are responsible stewards.


Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.


USG Core Values


The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.
Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.


Department Information


The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) is highly interdisciplinary and covers broadly all fields of Earth and space science. EAS hosts a range of undergraduate degrees, including B.S. programs in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS), Solid Earth and Planetary Sciences (SEP), and Environmental Science (ENVS), and hosts a distinct interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Ocean Science and Engineering in collaboration with the School of Biological Sciences and Environmental Engineering. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit eas.gatech.edu.


Job Summary


The School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) (https://eas.gatech.edu/home) at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position in Environmental Science and related fields. This position vacancy is an open rank announcement. The final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Non-tenure Track Academic Faculty ranks as outlined in section 3.2.2 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook (https://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/faculty-handbook/3.2.2-non-tenure-track-academic-faculty-members-hiring-and-promotion-guidelines ) . The lecturer will coordinate the Introductory Environmental Science (EAS 1600) lab that serves ~600 students each academic year and teach related environmental science courses. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.


Location


Atlanta, GA


Required Qualifications


This position vacancy is an open rank announcement. Final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Non-tenure Track Academic Faculty ranks as outlined in section 3.2.2 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook (https://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/faculty-handbook/3.2.2-non-tenure-track-academic-faculty-members-hiring-and-promotion-guidelines


Lecturer
• Graduate degree in Environmental Science, or related area
Senior Lecturer
• Graduate degree in Environmental Science, or related area
• At least six (6) years full-time relevant experience


Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Develop, coordinate, and maintain laboratory exercises and equipment for the introductory environmental science course (EAS 1600).
• Supervise teaching assistants for introductory environmental science course each semester.
• Provide direct lecture and laboratory instruction to undergraduate students in an introductory environmental science course (EAS 1600).
• Provide instruction for other environmental related science courses depending on candidate's expertise and curricular needs. These can include but are not limited to EAS 4410: Climate and Global Change, EAS 3110: Energy, Environment, & Society, or new course creation.
• Assist with environmental capstone course.


Other Information


Applicant should apply for the position via the GA Tech Careers website. A link to the website is embedded here.
(Copy and paste the link into the posting again in required field) https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=03000&JobOpeningId=272245&PostingSeq=1
Applications will be considered beginning May 27, 2024, but the search will continue until the positions are filled.
A background check must be completed prior to beginning employment http://policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/pre-employment-screening


Required Documents to Attach


• A letter of application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Teaching philosophy
• The names and contact information for at least three references


Equal Employment Opportunity


The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, 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, gender expression, 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. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.


Contact Information


Samantha Wilson – Samantha.wilson@eas.gatech.edu

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