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Open Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2023
Title Open Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering
University Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Oct. 31, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants will be considered at all ranks, and in any of the School's research areas (Acoustics/Dynamics, AI and Informatics, Automation, Robotics and Control, Bioengineering, CAE and Design, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems, Manufacturing, Mechanics of Materials, Micro and Nano Engineering, and Tribology). Emphasis on interdisciplinary activities in System engineering and Design, Thermal Systems, and Intelligent Systems (AI/ML/controls/Robotics) is desirable. Priority will be given to nationally recognized leaders in AI with demonstrated record of establishing new directions for the use of artificial intelligence in Mechanical Engineering applications. Those applying for positions at the Associate and Full Professor rank should have established records in research that demonstrate nationally and internationally recognized expertise. We welcome individuals with diverse work experiences, including individuals from academic, industry, and governmental labs. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, a statement on how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Tech's mission and values (2 pages or less) and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via Requests for information may be directed to

Applications will be considered beginning October 31, 2023. Priority will be given to applications received by October 31, 2023, and all applications submitted by the priority deadline will be reviewed. However, the position will remain open until filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment.


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.

About The Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

The Woodruff School graduates high caliber mechanical engineers for a demanding profession.  Mechanical engineers are the foundation of today's technological world.  To do so, we provide enhanced facilities and laboratories to create the best learning environment and we attract outstanding faculty and students. In this period of rapid technological change, the Woodruff School produces mechanical engineers who are vital to our future.

With approximately 3,000 students, 100 faculty members, and 70 staff members, we are one of the largest mechanical engineering programs in the country. We are consistently ranked as one of the top 10 mechanical engineering programs in the U.S. at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and continuously innovate to keep our school at the forefront of engineering education. Our size and resources allow us to offer a diversity of educational and research opportunities that enable us to produce highly sought after engineering professionals.


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  • Lula Chong Baker
    Mechanical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, GA 30332


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