Open-Rank Faculty Positions in AI/ML Physics Research – Georgia Institute of Technology
The School of Physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track faculty positions at the interface between machine learning and physics. We anticipate hiring faculty working on advancing machine learning methodology as applied to quantum science, astrophysics, physics of living systems, nonlinear science, soft matter physics or other related areas. The faculty will be part of a new initiative to catalyze machine-learning-driven research in the School of Physics and will benefit from substantial expertise and resources in artificial intelligence and machine learning that already exist in the Colleges of Sciences, Engineering, and Computing. Appointments at senior ranks will be considered for candidates with established and internationally recognized research programs. Candidates are expected to have received a doctorate in Physics or a related discipline and demonstrate a record of advancing the methodology and applications of machine learning in Physics. Successful candidates will have expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service.
The application package should include the following materials in PDF format: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, (3) a statement of research interests (up to 3 pages), and (4) a description of teaching and mentoring plans. In addition, applicants should arrange for at least three confidential reference letters to be submitted on the candidates’ behalf to facultysearch_AIML24@gatech.edu. Applicants should only apply via Georgia Tech CAREERS Application system at hr.gatech.edu/careers - Job ID 263230. Complete applications received by November 15 will receive full consideration. For additional information about this job opening, please contact Drs. R.O. Grigoriev or D. Psaltis at facultysearch_AIML24@gatech.edu.
Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The School of Physics currently has 44 academic faculty and its graduate program is ranked 21st in the nation by US News and World Report. The School has a broad research program with strengths in astrophysics, condensed matter, atomic, molecular and optical physics, physics of living systems, nonlinear science and soft matter physics. The School is also a key player in interdisciplinary initiatives established within Georgia Tech, such as quantum systems, neuroscience, microbial dynamics, planetary sciences, and data science/machine learning. Its diverse student body comprises more than 130 graduate students and 275 undergraduate majors.
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