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February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Georgia Institute of Technology

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School of Public Policy
Assistant Professor-Public Policy

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462731
Date Posted: 06/19/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor-Public Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
information and communications technology policy
content regulation or social justice
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a tenure-track
faculty position at the assistant professor rank. We are seeking a Ph.D. in public policy-related fields
who focuses on information and communications technology policy. A specialization in FinTech, ecommerce and an ability to cover public finance and budgeting would be ideal. Specialists in other areas, such as cybersecurity, privacy, content regulation or social justice are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants may be from a variety of disciplinary and field perspectives in keeping with the
interdisciplinary profile of our School. Our work in these areas benefits from synergy with Georgia
Tech’s world-class programs in engineering, data analytics, computer science, design and planning,
energy and environmental sustainability, and biomedical engineering curricula. Our School has a
tradition of interdisciplinary innovative research. Job duties will include research, teaching and advising
students, and service activities at Georgia Tech.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three publications; 4) a research
statement, including descriptions of future research plans; 5) a teaching statement, including
descriptions of teaching interests; and 6) names and contact information of three academic
references. Please apply using the on-line application process at Direct
any questions by email to with “PubP Asst. Professor” in the subject
line. Applications are due on or before September 30, 2019. An earned doctorate is required by the
start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

The School of Public Policy has 31 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, master’s
and Ph.D. programs. See our webpage at for more information. 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.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse
community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and
persons with disabilities. 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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 09/30/2019