Faculty Position: Space Technology and Engineering

AE Space Faculty: The Sky Is Not the Limit

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at The Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking applications for tenure track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor levels in the area of space technology and engineering. Tenured appointments are also available for senior candidates with exceptional research and service records.

Exciting challenges await the next generation of research engineers and scientists in the space technology and engineering sector. The preferred topics of interest for this position are space vehicle design, space transportation systems, human space flight, astrodynamics, navigation, control, autonomy, entry-descent-landing (EDL) systems, sensors, instrumentation and avionics, systems engineering and/or remote sensing. The candidate’s potential for career impact, growth, and creativity will be considered in addition to their specific area of expertise within space technology and engineering. We seek outstanding individuals who will conduct impactful research, teach graduate and undergraduate students, and find innovative solutions to modern aerospace problems. A demonstrated ability to conduct research and a strong commitment to education are required.

Candidates whose research interests are aligned may consider joining the existing Space Systems Design Laboratory within the School of Aerospace Engineering. Multidisciplinary collaboration with related research groups and colleges at Georgia Tech is also highly encouraged.

How to Apply

Application packages should include a cover letter clearly stating the faculty position(s) being sought, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for four professional references. The search committee requests that application packages be submitted in one pdf file to ae-facsearch@aerospace.gatech.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable but the anticipated start is August 2018.


Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Nominations and applications of qualified members of under-represented groups are welcome.