Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy

Position ID:GaTech-School of Public Policy-ICT [#13844]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cyber Security / privacy, content regulation, social justice, Ecommerce, FinTech
Information Security and Privacy / communications technology policy
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/04, finished 2020/02/17, listed until 2019/12/04)
Position Description:    

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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.

Sincerely yours, Kaye Husbands Fealing Chair, School of Public Policy

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Further Info:
School of Public Policy
685 Cherry Street
Atlanta,GA 30332

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