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Faculty Position in International Development
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty
position in international development at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2015.
Applicants should have research and teaching interests in science & technology as they relate to international
development or to issues of sustainability broadly defined (e.g. the environment, energy, natural resources,
“smart” systems, public health). Candidates should be fluent in the theories and practice of global political and
economic development. Applicants with interdisciplinary backgrounds that include expertise in a specific
scientific or technological domain are encouraged to apply. All applicants should show promise or evidence of
outstanding scholarly achievement. The ideal candidate would have a comparative perspective, foreign language
skills, and field experience in the global south such as conducting project assessments. Applicants should be
able to demonstrate success in securing grants, fellowships, or other types of external research funding.
Candidates should have an interest in mentoring and training graduate students and helping to build our graduate
students’ research capacity, policy experience, and development project skills. For entrepreneurial faculty,
opportunities also exist for leading or participating in study abroad programs, policy initiatives, and
development projects.

The Sam Nunn School is multidisciplinary with undergraduate, graduate, and overseas programs, including joint
undergraduate degrees with Modern Languages and Economics. The School’s programs focus on understanding
the global context of advances in science and technology. The School has 21 faculty members; more than 300
undergraduate majors, 50 Master’s and 10 Ph.D. degree students. Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,000 students and
is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the country. Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia
Tech was recently voted one of the best places to work, and Atlanta is consistently ranked among the top ten
places to live for young professionals. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO
employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To receive full consideration, application
materials should be received by January 15, 2015 and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and
examples of scholarly work. Applicants should also send a graduate transcript and three current letters of
recommendation. Materials should be sent to: Chair of International Development Search Committee, The Sam
Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, 781 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta,
Georgia 30318 or by email to nunn.search@inta.gatech.edu.

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Mark Zachary Taylor
Associate Professor
Director of Masters Program
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Georgia Institute of Technology
781 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0610
http://www.inta.gatech.edu/people/faculty/mark-zachary-taylor

 
 

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mzak@GATECH.EDU
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Zak Taylor