Faculty retreat

For Prospective Faculty

We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming you and discovering more about your scholarship and creativity. We are also excited to introduce you to the College of Computing, a community that will provide you with a strong support system, numerous opportunities, and a sense of belonging.

Georgia Tech is an elite research university where faculty sit at the center of our mission. We are known for our groundbreaking research in multiple subfields of computing, for our state-of-the-art facilities, our support for entrepreneurship, and for the work ethic and career success of our students. Our strengths include:

  • Deep investments in interdisciplinary research.
  • A tremendous range of degree programs, including field-changing online programs and courses.
  • Faculty- and family-friendly policies.
  • Seed funding and programs to support faculty entrepreneurship.
  • Atlanta is a city with a deep and diverse culture, a fast-growing job market, and a booming tech sector.

At Georgia Tech, we are deeply committed to tenure, the protection of academic freedom, and faculty oversight. Our system of shared governance ensures that the faculty and administration work closely together to fulfill the institute's missions, uphold our values, and affirm the crucial role of faculty in education and research. The recent revisions to Faculty Evaluation Processes exemplify our values in action, demonstrating our collaborative approach to complying with University System of Georgia guidelines.

You can learn more about Georgia Tech's larger mission and its commitments by reading the Institute Strategic Plan. We hope you find this page informative, and we hope you will join our vibrant community of intellectual inquiry and leadership.

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Interdisciplinary Research

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Academics and Online Education



The Institute has multiple programs and resources for faculty who are interested in creating their own start-up or otherwise commercializing their research.

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Faculty- and Family-Friendly Policies

Rosa Arriaga gives a lecture.
Group of faculty joking together
Vivek Sarkar talks to graduate students
Brendan Saltaformaggio with graduate student
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Judy Hoffman with graduate students