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Lecturer Vacancy in Georgia Tech’s Inclusive Postsecondary Academy (IPA)

The IPA located in the Scheller College of Business in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a full time Lecturer to start in spring (January/February) of 2015. This academic non-tenure track appointment will combine curriculum development, creation of lesson plans, teaching of courses, advising and administrative responsibilities.  The minimum requirements are a Master’s Degree and experience in inclusive programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities ( I/DD). We also desire a candidate that is knowledgeable of curriculum development and assessment; aware of best practices in undergraduate education; excellent communication, and managerial skills; demonstrated ability to grow a quality program, and commitment to the education and development of students with I/DD.  Experience in working in a team environment, utilization of adaptive technologies, understanding of universal design principles and with educational development and employment for I/DD students in transition, is preferred. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

The teaching area for this position should be in the development of social and independent living skills.  In addition, one or more of the skills areas of general education and the ability to teach students with I/DD would be valuable. The chosen candidate will support the development of curriculum and course content for the IPA program, a four-year certificate program approved and administered by the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Principal duties include teaching IPA courses, student advisement and mentoring, interface with Georgia Tech faculty teaching academic courses, and committee service on the IPA Educational Task Force. Candidates may be asked to participate in programs during the summer term.

 As students are enrolled, beginning Fall, 2015, the Lecturer is expected to participate in the development of person-centered plans, advising a cohort of students based on their plans, and working with a team to for person-centered education and vocational development.

 The IPA program will be designed to be inclusive of students with I/DD, ultimately leading to employment, independence, and lifelong learning. The core courses offered by the IPA program will be comprised of nine courses in Academic Fundamentals, 10 courses in Life Skills, and five courses in Career Development. In addition, students will audit eight or more courses from various Schools at the Institute, and participate in the full range of extracurricular activities available to all Georgia Tech students.

 In addition to the academic component, postsecondary programs have similar focus areas including self-determination, social skills development, employment, college course access and independent living. The uniqueness of the program at Georgia Tech is to include a technology-oriented component helpful to the students and of interest to the faculty.

 To apply, please submit a cover letter and vita including education, work experience and other relevant information to: 

 Letters of recommendation will be required once candidate(s) have been vetted and final selections have been confirmed.  Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Applications received before December 20th, 2014 will receive full consideration.

 Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment and we welcome your participation. To contribute to the process, please consider completing the voluntary disclosure form which will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.  Your individual responses will be kept confidential.

 Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Research Associate in Privacy and Cybersecurity

The Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a Research Associate with a principal focus on privacy and cybersecurity.  This position will work with Professor Peter Swire, who has been the White House Chief Counselor for Privacy and served on President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. The focus of the position is on research and writing at the intersection of law, policy, and technology.  Principal tasks include: research and writing for the first draft of papers or books, conducting literature reviews, and finding relevant citations. The selected candidate will be expected to support overall research efforts such as web page content and maintenance and managerial assistance with conferences and speakers.  The position may also serve as a research assistant for privacy and cybersecurity classes.

A Juris Doctor (J.D.) is the preferred degree, with zero to three years of experience, although not required. Applicants with graduate training in a subject relevant to information technology, privacy, or security will be considered. A Bachelors degree is the minimum degree required. All candidates should have a keen interest in the subject matter of privacy and cybersecurity. The salary is competitive with leading research universities.  

This opportunity will be housed in the Law and Ethics group in the College, where we currently have six research-active faculty and two lecturers.  This position will also coordinate closely with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center, a globally prominent center for cybersecurity research, and with other Colleges of the Institute as needed.

Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business is ranked among the top 30 MBA programs by BusinessWeek and U.S. News & World Report. Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. Atlanta is the 9th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and serves as a cultural and economic hub for the region.

To apply, please email the following to :

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, research interests, work experience and other relevant information.
  2. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith_John – Letter of Recommendation.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to Dr. Peter Swire.  To assure full consideration, applications should be sent by November 15, 2014 and no later than December 1, 2014. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately.  All application documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format and submitted electronically by email. Packages sent by regular mail will not be accepted.

Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment and we welcome your participation. To contribute to the process, please complete the voluntary disclosure form which will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.  Your individual responses will be kept confidential.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Faculty Position in Business Analytics

The Scheller College of Business in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking candidates at the rank of Senior Lecturer, starting as early as spring 2015 to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. We are primarily interested in candidates with an interest in Business Analytics. Candidates should possess demonstrated ability to teach analytics tools-based courses. The candidates should also be interested in and have experience working with a diverse population of students in our analytics programs as well as working with companies via the Business Analytics Center. Candidates should possess an appropriate graduate degree which is the minimum requirement for the position. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading research universities.

Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary activity at the Scheller College of Business with faculty across multiple areas conducting research and teaching courses.  Faculty members have diverse backgrounds and pursue a variety of research interests.

Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business is ranked among the top 30 MBA programs by BusinessWeek and U.S. News & World Report. Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. Atlanta is the 9th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and serves as a cultural and economic hub for the region.

To apply, please email the following to :

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, teaching and research interests, work experience and other relevant information.
  2. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith_John – Letter of Recommendation.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Analytics Recruiting Committee. Applications should be sent by November 1, 2014 and no later than December 1, 2014. To assure full consideration, complete applications should be received no later than November 1, 2014. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and members of the faculty will be interviewing at the INFORMS Conference being held in San Francisco. All application documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format and submitted electronically by email. Packages sent by regular mail will not be accepted.

Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment and we welcome your participation. To contribute to the process, please complete the voluntary disclosure form which will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.  Your individual responses will be kept confidential.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Faculty Position in Marketing

The Marketing Area in the Scheller College of Business in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is seeking tenure-track faculty candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in fall 2015 to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and to conduct research. We are primarily interested in candidates with an interest in Consumer Behavior. Candidates should possess demonstrated potential for excellent scholarly research. Candidates should be sufficiently advanced in their doctoral work and will need to complete their Ph.D. by August 15, 2015, which is the minimum requirement for the position. Salary and a teaching load of three courses of three semester hours per course per year are competitive with leading research universities. Initial screening of applications will begin July 1, 2014 and members of the faculty will be interviewing at the AMA Summer Conference being held in San Francisco.

The Marketing Area currently consists of eight faculty members and includes Ajay Kohli, former Editor of the Journal of Marketing. Faculty members have diverse backgrounds and pursue a variety of research interests.

Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business is ranked among the top 30 MBA programs by BusinessWeek and U.S. News & World Report. Georgia Tech is one of the nation's leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country. Atlanta is the 9th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and serves as a cultural and economic hub for the region.

To apply, please email the following to

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, research interests/publications, work experience and other relevant information.
  2. One or more (working) papers.
  3. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith_John – Letter of Recommendation.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Marketing Recruiting Committee. Applications should be sent by July 1, 2014 and no later than July 31, 2014. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Packages sent by regular mail will not be accepted.

Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment. Please participate in our voluntary disclosure process. The form to complete will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Faculty Position in Organizational Behavior

The Organizational Behavior Area in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking candidates for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2015. The minimum qualifications for this vacancy requires that candidates possess a PhD in Organizational Behavior or an associated discipline, a clear record of excellent scholarly research and demonstrated expertise in the field, as well as teaching undergraduates/graduate students within the Organizational Behavior or Human Resource Management areas. Salary and a teaching load of three courses at three semester hours each per year are competitive with leading research universities, with opportunities for involvement in executive programs.

Our undergraduate program has approximately 1,300 students. Our MBA programs enroll about 225 students each year, while the Executive Masters programs enroll about 100 students each year. The College’s Ph.D. program enrolls between 10 and 15 students each year and has approximately 50 students in residence.

The full-time MBA program is ranked 27th by U.S. News & World Report; 1st in Georgia and 10th among national public universities. The College is the home of the Cecil B. Day Program for Business Ethics, the Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER), a U.S. Department of Education funded Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), and the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship. The College hosts an annual Roundtable on Engineering Entrepreneurship Research, and an Impact Speakers Series featuring CEOs of technology companies. The College provides an intellectually stimulating research environment. Faculty members are active in research and publish in leading journals, books, monographs, and conference proceedings.

To apply, please email the following to

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, research interests/publications, work experience and other relevant information.
  2. One to three research papers.
  3. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith_John – Letter of Recommendation.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Organizational Behavior, Recruiting Committee. Applications should be sent by August 1, 2014 and no later than September 1, 2014. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Packages sent by regular mail will not be accepted.

Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment. The form to complete will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Tenure-Track Position in Strategic Management and/or Entrepreneurship

The Strategic Management area at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business in Atlanta, Georgia seeks qualified applicants for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor commencing in fall semester 2015 which begins in mid-August, in the following areas: (1) strategic management and/or (2) entrepreneurship. The minimum requirements are: a Ph.D. in those disciplines and/or related areas (candidates must have their Ph.D completed no later than May 31, 2015), outstanding research, demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and excellent recommendations. We seek research-active individuals who address interesting and important real-world phenomena using a theoretical lens grounded in economics or sociology, and rigorous empirical methods. A competitive salary will be offered, with an expected teaching load of three (3-semester hours each) courses per year.

To be assured full consideration, please send the following documents electronically to by October 31, 2014.

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, relevant experience, research publications and research interests.
  2. Three letters of recommendation with your name in the filename (e.g., “Smith, Jane – Letter of Recommendation 1.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears in the body of the letter of recommendation.
  3. Two (2) samples of your research; either research papers and/or your dissertation proposal; with your name in the file name (e.g., “Smith, Jane – Research Sample 1.pdf”). Please make sure that your name also appears on the title page of the research sample.

*Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

As part of our recruiting process, we seek to obtain statistical information on our applicants. Upon receipt of the application and associated documents, the form to be completed will be emailed to each applicant. Participation in this process is strictly voluntary.

About Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech’s Scheller College is a top-tier business school. The MBA program is ranked 23rd in Businessweek and 27th in U.S. News & World Report (24th for the Evening MBA). In 2012, the College announced a $50 million naming gift from Ernest Scheller, Jr., and received an additional $20 million in gifts and commitments from other donors as part of a dollar-for-dollar challenge match.

The Princeton Review ranks the Scheller MBA classroom experience 7th out of almost 300 business schools. The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech’s campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education. Georgia Tech consistently ranks among U.S. News & World Report's top ten public universities in the United States. In a world that increasingly turns to technology for solutions, Georgia Tech is using innovative teaching and advanced research to define the technological university of the 21st century. Atlanta is the 9th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and serves as a cultural and economic hub for the Southeast region.

Faculty Position in Finance

The Finance Area in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2015. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates should complete all degree requirements no later than July 1, 2015. Assistant professor level applicants should exhibit promise of high quality research and teaching.

The minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in Finance. Faculty will be required to have a teaching load of three (3 semester hours each) courses per year, with opportunities to teach at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. The salary is competitive with leading research universities.

Our group is very collaborative and provides a highly supportive environment for faculty members. The research accomplishments of the finance faculty members are available at www.scheller.gatech.edu/finance. Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business is, when considering MBA programs in all business schools, ranked in the top 25 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Our undergraduate program has approximately 1,300 students. Our MBA programs enroll about 225 students each year, while the Executive Masters programs enroll about 100 students each year. The College’s Ph.D. program enrolls between 10 and 15 students each year and has approximately 50 students in residence. The Finance group has 9 doctoral students in residence and enrolls between 2 and 3 students each year. All faculty members are expected to work actively with Ph.D. students on research projects.

The Scheller College of Business is located in a state-of-the-art facility in Midtown Atlanta. In addition to classrooms equipped with the latest technologies, we also have two behavioral laboratories with superior capabilities. The College recently received a transformational gift of $50 million from an alumnus that has resulted in the renaming of the College. The College recently built a new high-tech, $1 million trading floor to prepare students for careers in investment banking and financial services.

Applicants who are interested in applying should send a cover letter and vita indicating your education, relevant experience, research publications and research interests to . In addition, please arrange to send three letters of recommendation to . The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014. We will begin reviewing applications starting immediately. We will be interviewing at the FMA meetings in October 2014 and AFA meetings in January 2015.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Finance Recruiting Committee. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. As part of our recruiting process, we seek to obtain statistical information on our applicants. Upon receipt of the application and associated documents, the form to be completed will be emailed to each applicant. Participation in this process is strictly voluntary.

For additional information, contact Nishant Dass.

Nishant Dass
Associate Professor 

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which values diversity.