Employment Opportunities

Faculty Position Announcements

2016-17 Recruitment Cycle

The Nuclear & Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics (NRE/MP) Programs at Georgia Tech invite applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the levels of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor. Of particular interest are applicants interested in teaching and developing research programs in one or more of the areas of i) nuclear reactor physics, ii) nuclear reactor dynamics and safety and iii) fusion plasma physics and nuclear technology. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research that demonstrates nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Industrial experience is desirable, but not required. Each position requires a balance of undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching, and research.

The NRE Program at Georgia Tech offers the BS, MS, and PhD degrees in NRE and the MP Program offers the MS degree in MP and the PhD degree as an option under NRE. Strong research programs in computational reactor physics, radiation transport, fuel cycle and waste management, fission and fusion reactor design, fusion plasma physics, nuclear materials, nuclear heat removal, nuclear safeguards, radiation detection and radiation protection are ongoing in the NRE Program (www.nre.gatech.edu).

Apply online at http://www.me.gatech.edu/employment/apply.shtml. Send inquiries to woodruff.school.faculty.recruiting@me.gatech.edu. The review of applications will begin immediately.  To be considered during the 2016-17 recruitment cycle, all documents need to be received by January 15, 2017. After a thorough review, invitations for interviews to selected candidates will be sent out. The recruiting process will continue until all positions are filled.


NRE/MP Laboratory Operations Manager

The Laboratory Operations Manager is a key position that supports the Radiological Science and Engineering Laboratory (RSEL) and related facilities in the Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics (NRE/MP) Programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The primary responsibilities of this position encompass laboratory management and maintenance, academic laboratory teaching, program administration as well as update and maintenance of NRE/MP and RSEL websites. The applicant shall have a Master’s of Science or higher degree. Experience with routine laboratory operations and research in radiation detection is preferred.

Routine laboratory management responsibilities include: establishing and maintaining training, facilitating security background checks and regulatory requirements for individuals requiring RSEL access, management of operations and maintenance of the Varian medical linear accelerator facility, a neutron generator vault, a subcritical pile and water tank, and other irradiation facilities housed in the RSEL. Successful candidate will facilitate teaching and student and faculty research activities at the RSEL. Laboratory teaching duties include help with or teaching the Radiation Physics laboratory (or equivalent) course as well as development of new experiments and procedures to enrich and expand instructional and research activities at RSEL. The student and faculty support for experiments includes facilitation of all laboratory-related equipment and aid with the use of facilities. Additional duties of routine RSEL operations include NRE/MP and RSEL website maintenance and on-line scheduling of activities.

In addition to the routine operations of the laboratory, the candidate will be responsible for programmatic needs, including inputs to program and laboratory proposals, preparation and updates to the facilities documentation, including regulatory paperwork, annual assessments, and assistance with preparation of Academic Programs accreditation efforts (ABET and CAMPEP). RSEL is a user-facility outfitted with high-demand equipment, and the applicant is expected to help with development of proposals to secure funds for the equipment upgrades.

The candidate must successfully complete the training and background requirements for access into the RSEL facility and security areas as well as background investigation, drug testing, and certification to handle radioactive sources. To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to the email address: recruiting@me.gatech.edu Send inquiries to: Dr. Nolan Hertel, email: nolan.hertel@me.gatech.edu. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Georgia Tech is an equal educational/employment opportunity institution.