Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Planetary Science at Georgia Tech

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in planetary and space sciences. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. We invite candidates who will build a competitive research program that complements the strengths of our ongoing planetary, space, and astrobiology research. The ideal candidate will bridge connections with other solid Earth geoscience programs here and to ongoing and future missions through observational, theoretical, or modeling approaches. We seek individuals who are interested in working in a dynamic and interdisciplinary university that includes a diverse group of planetary and space, Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences, and many top-ranked engineering programs. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to teaching and mentoring of students.

An earned doctorate in Planetary Science or a related field is required before start of employment. For more details and to apply please visit

Applications will be considered beginning October 1, 2022, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.

Georgia Institute of Technology, located in the diverse and thriving metropolis of Atlanta, is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. Georgia Tech prides itself on its engineering resources, collaborations, its quantitative and rigorous undergraduate student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences currently has 32 tenure-track faculty members, 14 post-doctoral fellows, and 80 graduate students and has excellent facilities in the 265,000-square-foot Environmental Science and Technology Building. For more information about our School and academic programs, visit