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Current Full-Time Faculty Openings

Available Positions

Business - Information Technology, Cybersecurity Governance and Risk Management, Non-Tenure Track, Executive in Residence
Business - Management, Entrepreneurship, Tenure-Track, Open Rank
Business - Management, Strategy, Tenure-Track, Open Rank
Business - Marketing, Tenure-Track, Open Rank
Business - Regional Innovation, Tenure-line, Open Rank

Communication - Strategic Communication/Data Analytics, Tenure-Track
Computer Science - Three Tenure-line Positions, Assistant/Associate/full Professor
Education - Dean of Education, Tenure-line, Associate or full Professor
Environmental Science - Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Government - Public Affairs, Director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, Tenure-line, Associate or full Professor
History - Modern German History, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
History - Public History, Tenure-line, Assistant or Associate Professor
International Accelerator Programs - Office of the Provost, Academic Director/Faculty Administrator, Non-Tenure Track
International Service - Conflict & Development, Tenure-line, Assistant Professor

International Service - Emerging Powers, Two Tenure-Track Positions, Assistant Professor

International Service - Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation Chair in Islamic Peace, Tenured, Associate/Professor

International Service - Transnational/International Security, Tenure-line, Assistant Professor

International Service - U.S. Foreign Policy, Tenure-line, Associate/Professor
Literature - Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer, Spring 2016
Performing Arts - Audio Technology, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Psychology - Clinical Psychology, Tenure-track, Assistant Professor
Public Administration & Policy - Budgeting and Financial Management, Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor
Sociology - Tenure-line, Open Rank
Undergraduate Studies - Vice Provost (Internal Candidates Only)

Position Descriptions

Mathematics & Statistics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University (Washington, DC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016. Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. An ideal candidate will have a facility with computation, and can identify specific prospects for on-campus collaboration, possibly interdepartmental. From a mathematician, we also seek a research program with roots in deep mathematics. From a statistician, we seek a familiarity with Bayesian modeling. We are open to researchers who ignore traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and post-doctoral experience is preferred.Responsibilities include: establishing an internationally recognized research program, preferably in cooperation with other AU faculty;teaching and curriculum development, including engagement of students in research;and service to the department and to the wider university.

American University's areas of long-time strength or recent investment in related computational areas include computational and behavioral neuroscience, environmental science, public health, persuasive gaming, visualization, biostatistics, Big Data and analytics, and informatics.

Salary and benefits are competitive.Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Applications received by December 1 will receive full consideration. Please submit applications via mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining how they fit the criteria above, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement, and they should arrange for the submission of at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching ability. Please contact Linda Greene, Administrative Coordinator, at 202-885-3137 or lgreene@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.The university does notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.


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Economics - Applied Labor Economics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016. 

Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2016.The department seeks applicants in applied labor economics. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. Applicants must also have the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provide evidence of strong teaching skills. Responsibilities will consist of teaching undergraduate and graduate (master's and doctoral) courses and advising students, conducting and publishing research, and participating in department, college, and university service activities. 

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2015 will receive priority for initial interviews at the ASSA meetings. Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. All application materials must be sent to www.EconJobMarket.org. For more information, please contact econ@american.edu, subject "Tenure-Line Search."  

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. For more information about American University visit www.american.edu.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and and smoke free campus.

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Economics - Macroeconomics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2016.

The department seeks applicants in all fields of macroeconomics and is open to candidates with a wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. Applicants must also have the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provide evidence of strong teaching skills. Responsibilities will consist of teaching undergraduate and graduate (master's and doctoral) courses and advising students, conducting and publishing research, and participating in department, college, and university service activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2015 will receive priority for initial interviews at the ASSA meetings. Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. All application materials must be sent to www.EconJobMarket.org. For more information, please contact econ@american.edu, subject "Tenure-Line Search."

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. For more information about American University visit www.american.edu.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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