Applying for Tenure-track Faculty Positions at the Guggenheim School

The School of Aerospace Engineering ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants will be considered at all academic levels and any technical areas of relevance to aerospace systems, interpreted broadly.

It is an exceptionally dynamic period in the aerospace community with many opportunities for research discoveries and new technology development to shape the future of the field in aviation, space exploration, and vertical lift. We seek exceptional applicants motivated to “Create the Next in Aerospace” by performing innovative research and creating inspiring learning environments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Emphasis will be placed on the originality of the applicant’s work, and its potential impact on the field. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Candidates are expected to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Along with undergraduate and graduate teaching, each position requires a balance of research and service responsibilities.

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).

Diversity is one of Georgia Tech’s greatest strengths and one of the major priorities identified in our strategic plan. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We believe that diversity includes the individual differences among people from differing social, racial, or ethnic backgrounds, gender, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, economic circumstances, personal characteristics, philosophical outlooks, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, expectations, physical abilities, and aspirations. Each of these characteristics, both singularly and in combination, contributes to the richness of the Georgia Tech community. 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.

How to Apply for Tenure-Track Positions

Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a statement of education interests addressing teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, (5) a statement describing their understanding of prior engagement in and plans for future activities to support DEI and (6) the names and contact information for three to five references.

Please submit your application package through the Georgia Tech Careers system. Note that this website is only compatible with Chrome or Edge browsers. 

  • The application is available at
  • Under External Applicants, click on “Start Your Search Here”;
  • Click on “View All Jobs”;
  • Enter 247574 in the search field and click enter.
  • Email for assistance if you experience any difficulties using the Careers system. 

Applications will be considered beginning October 17, 2022, but the search will continue until the positions are filled.  A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.