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Current Opportunities

Current faculty and staff opportunities at Scheller:

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 :

     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.