The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track research faculty position as a Research Associate (rank commensurate with level of experience). This position is a commitment that was set forth by the recently awarded $20 million National Science Foundation grant, The Artificial Intelligence Institute for Advances in Optimization (AI4OPT). This institute is one of 11 new centers funded by National Science Foundation (NSF). AI4OPT will focus on bringing together the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and mathematical optimization to achieve research breakthroughs in automated decision making that could not be attained separately. Another component of the institute is to democratize access to AI education, research, and jobs for underrepresented minority and female students and teachers. The interinstitutional team includes researchers and faculty from Georgia Tech, UC Berkely, University of Southern California, Clark Atlanta University, the University of Texas at Arlington, and Spelman College. It also includes major corporations. The director of AI4OPT is A. Russell Chandler III Chair and ISyE Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck.
This position will work alongside the Director of the Institute with the main responsibilities consisting of the following: oversee the reporting, communication, finance, IP and data agreements, technology transfer, licensing, industrial liaison. Additional responsibilities will include support of grant submissions in coordination with the unit finance office and/or the Office of Sponsored Programs, as well as the preparation of deliverables, progress reports, and final reports. In addition, this position will interact with faculty, students, industry partners, and unit staff.
We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in working within the Federal Government, a federal government contractor or educational organization is preferred. Ability to build collegial relationships with colleagues, customers and sponsors. Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three professional reference names and contact information.
To ensure full consideration, all candidates are asked to apply by October 1, 2021. This review process will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.