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Current faculty and staff opportunities at Scheller:

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 may 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 Bachelor’s 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.  

Expected research topics in 2015 and 2016 include: (1) Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties and related mechanisms for cross-border sharing of electronic evidence such as emails across national borders; (2) encryption and the current government concerns that law enforcement agencies are “going dark”; and (3) updating of the textbook for the Certified Information Privacy Professional – U.S. examination of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

This opportunity will be housed in the Law and Ethics group in the College, where we currently have six research-active faculty, two lecturers, and one other Research Associate.  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 September 21, 2015 and no later than October 6. 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 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 2016. 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 45 students in residence.

The full-time MBA program is ranked in the national top 30 by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. 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), the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, the Center for Business Analytics, and the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship. The College hosts a wide range of annual conferences and programs, including topics such as engineering entrepreneurship research, big data and business analytics, sustainability, business ethics, leadership, and an Impact Speakers Series featuring highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries 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, 2015 and no later than October 1, 2015. 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 disclosure form will be emailed to you upon receipt of your application. We would appreciate your involvement in this important process.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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 2016. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates should complete all degree requirements no later than July 1, 2016. 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 30 by both Bloomberg BusinessWeek and US News. 

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 45 students in residence.  The Finance group has 10 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 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 the following to: :

  1. A cover letter and vita indicating your education, relevant experience
  2. Research publications and research interests
  3. Please also arrange to send three letters of recommendation to  .

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2015. We will begin reviewing applications starting immediately. We will be interviewing at the FMA meetings in October 2015 and AFA meetings in January 2016.  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.

Attracting a diverse applicant pool is a critical part of recruitment. The disclosure form will be emailed to you upon receipt of your application.  We would appreciate your involvement in this important process.

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