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Current Faculty Opportunities

Current faculty opportunities at Scheller:

Research Faculty: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Computational Finance

The Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia seeks applications to fill one Postdoctoral Fellow research faculty position in Computational Finance affiliated with the Financial Services Innovation Lab and Quantitative and Computational Finance program at Georgia Tech. The selected candidate will be advised and supervised by Professor Sudheer Chava; collaborators may include other faculty at Georgia Tech and researchers from a leading asset management firm. The candidate may also be able to get access to some proprietary datasets from the asset management firm as part of the research collaboration subject to appropriate approvals from the asset management firm and Georgia Tech. The applicant will also be expected to contribute to the activities of the Quantitative and Computational Finance Program including conducting some workshops on programming and related topics for students. There is flexibility with regards to the starting date to accommodate the selected candidate. The initial appointment is for one year starting as early as January 1, 2022, and as late as August 1, 2022, and may be renewed depending on mutual consent, satisfactory performance, and the availability of resources.

Qualifications: Preference is for candidates with a Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics, or other relevant quantitative field. ABD (All but dissertation) candidates must have successfully defended their dissertation no later than December 1, 2021, for January 2022 start date and by July 1, 2022 for an August 1, 2022 start date. Candidates should have a strong interest in applying these skills to large data sets in Financial Markets and FinTech.

The selected candidate must be able to meet eligibility requirements for working in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue working legally for the proposed term of the appointment.

Compensation: This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track research faculty, benefits-eligible appointment with the possibility of extension. The position includes funds for some conference travel and research expenses. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references as a single pdf file, as well as at least one published or working paper to: https://bit.ly/3AFutIX

Please include in your cover letter, any specific research themes or ideas that you would be interested in pursuing during your post-doctoral appointment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit your application no later than November 1, 2021. The selection process for the chosen candidate will include passing a pre-employment background screening, submission of transcripts, as well as other pre-employment documents, once the top candidate has been identified. 

EEO/Diversity Information - Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Research Faculty: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Household Finance

The Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia seeks applications to fill one Postdoctoral Fellow research faculty position in Household Finance affiliated with the Financial Services Innovation Lab at Georgia Tech. In collaboration with a major credit bureau, Financial Services Innovation Lab is launching a major initiative to understand and analyze barriers to access to credit and barriers to entrepreneurship. The selected candidate would support this important initiative and will be advised and supervised by Professor Sudheer Chava; collaborators may include other faculty at Georgia Tech and researchers from a leading credit bureau depending on the selected candidate's specific research interests. The candidate may also be able to get access to some proprietary datasets from the credit bureau as part of the research collaboration subject to appropriate approvals from the credit bureau and Georgia Tech. There is flexibility with regards to the starting date to accommodate the selected candidate. The initial appointment is for one year starting as early as January 1, 2022 and as late as August 1, 2022, and may be renewed depending on mutual consent, satisfactory performance, and the availability of resources.

Qualifications: Preference is for candidates with a Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or other relevant fields. ABD (All but dissertation) candidates must have successfully defended their dissertation no later than December 1, 2021 for an earlier appointment or July 1, 2022 for a delayed start, before beginning employment. Candidates should have a strong interest in applying these skills to large data sets related to Household Finance.

The selected candidate must be able to meet eligibility requirements for working in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue working legally for the proposed term of the appointment.

Compensation: This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track research faculty, benefits-eligible appointment with the possibility of extension. The position includes funds for some conference travel and research expenses. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references one published or working paper, as a single pdf to the following link: https://bit.ly/3FGV2Bk

Please include in your cover letter, any specific research themes or ideas that you would be interested in pursuing during your post-doctoral appointment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit your application no later than November 1, 2021. The selection process for the chosen candidate will include passing a pre-employment background screening, submission of transcripts, and other pre-employment documents once the top candidate has been identified.

EEO/Diversity Information - Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Tenure-Track Faculty Vacancy - Finance: Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
The Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georiga welcomes applications for one open-rank academic faculty position in Finance beginning Fall 2022.

 

Application Deadline - Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2021. However, candidates are encouraged to submit applications early as they will be reviewed upon receipt.

Minimum Qualifications –

1) An earned Ph.D. in finance or a related field from an accredited institution is required. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates must complete all degree requirements no later than June 1, 2022.

2) Strong evidence (or promise) in research is required

3) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Job Descriptions/ Duties - Assistant professor level applicants should exhibit promise of high-quality research and teaching. For those applying at the Associate Professor rank, we require an exemplary record of scholarly research, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank. The ideal candidate for a Full Professor would have an established record as an eminent scholar in Finance and would be internationally recognized for the quality of their research, teaching, and service.  Exceptional Full Professor candidates may be considered for an endowed position and are expected to build relations with the business community, as well as with other relevant units within Georgia Tech.

The chosen candidate would also be expected to provide reasonable service commensurate with the rank. 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.

The Finance faculty are very collaborative and provide a highly supportive environment for all College personnel. All faculty members are highly committed to excellent research and work actively with Ph.D. students on research projects. For more information about Scheller’s Finance area, please visit: https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/academics/finance.html.

Required Submissions -  

  • A cover letter addressed to the Recruiting Committee
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A list of three professional references (See candidate instructions below)*
  • Up to three (3) research papers
  • Research and teaching statements

Where to Apply - Applications should be submitted electronically at the following link: https://bit.ly/3B5lrWL

For questions, please contact Suzanne Lee at Recruit-finance@scheller.gatech.edu.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are required to arrange with their writers for three recommendation letters to be submitted at the following link:  https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8zXpm3SLNUhcuVv.

Applicants at the Associate / Full Professor level are required to submit the names and contact information of a minimum of three professional references.  However, only references for the top candidates will be contacted to provide recommendations.

EEO/Diversity Information - Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy:  Strategy & Innovation - Lecturer

The Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia welcomes applications for one non-tenure track academic position in Strategy and Innovation commencing fall 2022, which is mid-August. We welcome candidates from academia, business, and/or government sectors. Candidates should have experience in teaching strategy courses and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence in this area. An MS or MBA degree in management, strategy, or related field is required and the minimum degree level.  The appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer will be dependent upon the qualifications, credentials, and letters of recommendation of the top candidate.

 The ideal candidates should fit with our focus on strategy and innovation. The research accomplishments of our faculty members are available at https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/academics/strategy-and-innovation.html  

 Candidates should expect to teach six courses per year in Strategy & Innovation related subjects such as Foundations of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, or Technology Strategy, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Some of these courses may involve online delivery or a mix online and face-to-face formats, as needed. All teaching assignments will be determined by the area coordinator of Strategy & Innovation. The Strategy and Innovation group has a strong research focus on technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Preference will be given to candidates able to effectively interact with the academic faculty.

 In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, curriculum development, coordination of programs, advising students on both academic and future career development progress; and preparing course materials. Candidates are also expected to engage in service and/or outreach activities for the Department and/or the School as well as in sufficient professional activities to maintain currency with AACSB standards.  Candidates may serve as liaisons between industry or government and the Institute in identifying teaching and research or other opportunities that support the public interest and societal needs.

 For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than November 30, 2021. The position will remain opened until filled. To apply, candidates should upload the following in .pdf format to https://bit.ly/3xTzlbW.

  1. A cover letter and vita indicating your education, relevant experience, research publications and research interests.
  2. Teaching evaluations
  3. Three to four names of individuals who can provide confidential letters of recommendation (for one personal and two professional references). These individuals will be contacted and asked to provide letters once a final selection of the top candidates have been made.

For questions regarding this role, please contact Marco Ceccagnoli at: marco.ceccagnoli@scheller.gatech.edu.

About the Scheller College: U. S. News & World Report recently released its 2022 Best Business Schools rankings, and Scheller was ranked Top 10 in the U.S. for business analytics, information systems, operations, and supply chain MBA specialties.  Further, Poets & Quants recently released its 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings, and Scheller was ranked No. 10 overall in the U.S.

Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country.

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Tenure-Track Faculty Vacancy:  Strategy & Innovation - Assistant or Associate Professor

The Strategy and Innovation 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 or associate professor commencing in Fall semester 2022 which begins in mid-August. The ideal candidate will complement our focus on strategy and innovation, and have a record of outstanding empirical research demonstrating a deep understanding of econometric methods that facilitate causal inference.

 The research interests of our faculty in Strategy and Innovation in Scheller College of Business may be viewed at  https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/academics/strategy-and-innovation.html  

 The minimum requirements are: a Ph.D. in Strategic Management or related areas such as economics or entrepreneurship (candidates must have their PhD completed no later than June 1, 2022), outstanding research, demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and excellent recommendations. For those applying at the associate professor level, we also require an exemplary record of scholarly research, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank. A competitive salary will be offered, with an expected teaching load of nine credit hours per year.

 For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than October 15, 2021 at the following link:  https://bit.ly/3AAi8X7.   The position will remain opened until filled.

  1. A cover letter and vita indicating your education, relevant experience, research publications and research interests.
  2. Two (2) samples of your research; either research papers and/or your dissertation proposal

 All candidates, regardless of the rank you are applying for, should provide contact information for a minimum of three references. Please note that for applications at the associate professor level, letters of recommendation will be requested for the top candidates only. 

Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted at the following link: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4JFsky4f20uYO58.

For questions, please contact Peter Thompson at: peter.thompson@gatech.edu.

 About the Scheller College of Business: U. S. News & World Report recently released its 2022 Best Business Schools rankings, and Scheller was ranked Top 10 in the U.S. for business analytics, information systems, operations, and supply chain MBA specialties.  Further, Poets & Quants recently released its 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings, and Scheller was ranked No. 10 overall in the U.S.

Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country.

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Tenure-Track Faculty Vacancy:  Organizational Behavior - Assistant or Junior Associate Professor

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 or Associate Professor beginning fall semester 2022. The minimum qualifications for this vacancy require that a candidate possess a Ph.D. 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. Preference will be given to those that have taught at the MBA and/or executive level. The Ph.D. must be completed no later than June 1, 2022.  Salary and a teaching load of three courses at three credit hours each per year are competitive with leading research universities, with opportunities for involvement in executive programs.

Our undergraduate program, which enrolls over 1,300 students annually, is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by publications such as U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. Our MBA programs enroll about 225 students each year, while the Executive Masters programs enroll about 120 students each year.  The College’s Ph.D. program typically enrolls between 5 and 10 students each year and has approximately 45 students in residence. 

The College is the home of the following programs and centers: 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 Social Impact. 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.

 While applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled, applications submitted no later than September 1st at the following link will receive full consideration. Please make sure to copy and paste the entire link in your browser. https://bit.ly/3AF9czN.    For early consideration please apply as soon as possible.

  1. A cover letter and vita including education, research interests/publications, work experience, teaching preferences, and other relevant information
  2. One to three representative research papers
  3. A minimum of three confidential letters of recommendation are required. Applicants should provide the following link to the individuals who will write the letters: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7aobaj9SS1XKi4C. Please make sure that your name and the position you are applying for also appears in the body of the recommendation letter.
  4. Research and teaching statements. Each of these should be no more than 3 pages.
  5. A Statement of Contribution to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This statement provides applicants with an opportunity to describe their past, present, and /or future goals to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in their careers as researchers and educators. It can focus on research, teaching, service, or all three factors.

All electronic correspondence should be addressed to the Chair, Organizational Behavior, Recruiting Committee at recruit-org-behavior@scheller.gatech.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 10th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Research Associate I: Institute for Leadership & Social Impact (ILSI)
**This position is on hold until further notice.**
The Institute for Leadership and Social Impact in Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a Research Associate I, a non-tenure track faculty position, with a principal focus on program development, management, teaching, community partnerships, and global studies in the areas of nonprofit organizations, social innovation and servant leadership to begin June 1, 2020.  This position will work with Professor Terry Blum, Director and Tedd  Munchak Chair in Scheller College and Dori Pap, Managing Director, as the ILSI engages in revitalization and updates its strategy. The focus of the position is on implementing new strategies and tactics, strengthening ILSI’s thought leadership at Georgia Tech in the areas of servant leadership, and enhancing its focus on social impact. The selected candidate may support overall research efforts such as related to the areas of non-profit leadership, global civil society, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, marginalized populations, social impact, leadership development and servant leadership. 

A Master’s Degree is the preferred degree, with six to eight years of experience, preferably within Georgia Tech, with three or more directly in the Institute’s focal areas of servant leadership and social impact.

Expected duties include: teaching the Impact Forum courses for undergraduates, and developing and teaching a version of it  for graduate students; leading and collaborating  on our current core programs such as the Impact Speaker Series, the Ideas to Serve and Map the System Competitions, the Leadership for Social Good study abroad program; developing team projects for the undergraduate leadership minor and  team projects for the pro bono nonprofit consulting class; and assisting with new programs that will come on board through implementation of strategic priorities.   The role also requires preforming financial management, event and administrative duties that require the knowledge of Georgia Tech systems like Work Day, One USG, Banner, as well as knowledge of procuring and supporting  grants and gifts that support ILSI’s research efforts and delivery of leadership training and education programs to undergraduate, graduate, faculty and executive audiences.  Expanding and fostering ILSI’s close collaboration with our current and potential partners on campus and nonprofit partners is essential.

This position will also contribute to cultivation of new funding opportunities, managing projects that are funded, and developing and coordinating closely relationships with other units and Colleges at Georgia Tech 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 terry.blum@ile.gatech.edu :

     1. A cover letter and vita including education, research interests, work experience and other relevant information.
     2. Names and contact information of three professional references who can provide letters of recommendation. 

To assure full consideration, applications should be sent no later than May 25, 2020. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.  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 and will not be included in the selection process.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.