Current Full-Time Faculty Openings

Available Positions

Biology - Assistant Lab Director, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer
Biology, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer
Business - Accounting and Taxation, Non-Tenure Track, Executive in Residence and Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Center
Business - Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Chemistry - Department Chair, Tenured, Associate or Professor
Communication - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Advanced Communication Research Methods
Communication - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Applied Communication Research
Communication - Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Emerging Media Strategic Communication
Communication - Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism
Computer Science - Collaborating Research Team, Tenure-line, Multiple Positions, Assistant/Associate/Professor
Economics - Economics of Gender, Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor
Economics - Environmental Economics, Tenure-line, Assistant, Associate, or full Professor
Economics - Macroeconomics, Tenure-line, Assistant Professor
Environmental Science - Collaborating Research Team, Tenure-line, Multiple Positions, Assistant/Associate/Professor
International Service - Economics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Emerging Powers, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Faculty Advisor, MA in International Relations Online Degree Program, Non-Tenure Track
International Service - Global Health, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Transnational/International Security, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Transnational/International Security, Tenure-line, Associate or full Professor
International Service - Urban Studies, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Justice, Law & Criminology - Department Chair, Tenure, Professor
Justice, Law & Criminology - Terrorism & Homeland Security Policy, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Performing Arts - Ethnomusicology, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Performing Arts - Theatre/Musical Theatre, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Public Affairs - Director of Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research, Tenure-line, Associate or full Professor
Public Administration & Policy - Nonprofit Management, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Public Administration & Policy - Organizational Behavior, Development, or Theory, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Sociology, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, multiple positions
University Library - Electronic Resources Librarian, Assistant or Associate Librarian
World Languages and Cultures - Spanish and Latin American Studies, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
World Languages and Cultures - TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Tenure-line, Assistant/Associate Professor

 

Position Descriptions



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Business - Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Management at the Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track appointment to a faculty position beginning fall semester 2015.

Qualifications include:
•Ph.D. in appropriate field of Management (organizational behavior, organizational psychology, human resource management) or anticipated Ph.D. completion by August 2015.
•Academic and business background that would allow the individual to develop teaching expertise in organizational behavior and/or human resource management.
•Primary teaching interest in organizational behavior, teams, human capital.
•Effective teaching at all levels.
•Strong commitment to high-quality research.

Responsibilities include:
-High quality undergraduate and graduate teaching
-Research focused on top-tier and high quality journals
-Participation in department, school, and university activities

Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Competitive

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of teaching evaluations, and three references electronically to:

Takei Roach
Kogod School of Business
American University
MGMTrecruit@american.edu
For further information: http://www.kogod.american.edu

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



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Economics - Economics of Gender, Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a one-year term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2015-2016. Rank will be Assistant Professor with a focus on the economics of gender. This appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 31, 2015.

Applicants with interests in related fields such as macroeconomics, labor economics, and development economics are encouraged. Qualified candidates must have a PhD by August 2015, provide evidence of strong teaching skills and have a demonstrated interest in policy-relevant research. Responsibilities include introductory macroeconomics and/or microeconomics, as well as intermediate-level theory and economics of gender classes to be taught at the advanced undergraduate or graduate level. The teaching load is three courses per semester (fall and spring). 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. Candidates who have a strong interest in the comparative economic status of women in different countries are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

Please submit applications via: www.EconJobMarket.org

Include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. For more information, please contact econ@american.edu, subject “Term 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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Economics - Environmental Economics, Tenure-line, Assistant, Associate, or full Professor

One tenure-line opening beginning August 2015 in environmental economics at the assistant, associate or full professor level. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. In addition to a strong research publication record, senior candidates should have on-going external funding. The appointee will take a leading role in a new campus-wide environmental studies initiative. Applicants must 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, as well as advising doctoral dissertations, advising students generally, conducting and publishing research, and participating in department, college, and university service activities. Candidates whose research would link to interdisciplinary fields such as decision sciences and those working in the area of behavioral economics are especially encouraged to apply. Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. All application materials should preferably be sent to www.EconJobMarket.org, or else mailed to Search Committee, Department of Economics, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8029. For more information, please contact econ@american.edu, subject “Tenure-Line Search.” Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2014 will receive priority for initial interviews. American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.



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Economics - Macroeconomics, Tenure-line, Assistant Professor

One tenure-line opening beginning August 2015 in macroeconomics at the assistant professor level. Applicants with interests in open economy macroeconomics and/or alternative macroeconomic approaches are encouraged. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. Applicants must 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. Candidates whose research would link to interdisciplinary fields such as decision sciences and those working in the area of behavioral economics are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2015. Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. All application materials should preferably be sent to www.EconJobMarket.org, or else mailed to Search Committee, Department of Economics, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8029. For more information, please contact econ@american.edu, subject “Tenure-Line Search.” Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2014 will receive priority for initial interviews. American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.



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University Library - Electronic Resources Librarian, Assistant or Associate Librarian

American University Library invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian. The successful candidate will be an innovative, user-focused, collaborative Electronic Resources Librarian to provide vision and leadership in managing the Electronic Resources Management (ERM) Unit.

Responsibilities: The Electronic Resources Librarian reports to the Director of Technical Services and manages the ERM Unit within the Technical Services Division of the University Library. This Unit is responsible for acquiring the library’s electronic resources which includes databases, datasets, e-journals, and aggregator packages, negotiating license agreements, compiling and analyzing usage statistics, troubleshooting access problems, managing the library’s various electronic resource platforms and delivery systems. Manages the electronic resources/serials collection budget of $4.2 million. The Electronic Resources Librarian supervises 3 FTE unit members. Supervisorial duties of this position include developing and implementing unit goals and projects, establishing policies and procedures as well as hiring, training, and evaluating staff. As a member of the Collections Management Team, this position participates in collection development activities and provides support for digital initiatives. As a member of the Technical Services management team, this position serves a leadership role within the division.

As a member of the Library faculty, this position participates in in library governance activities, provides expertise regarding innovations and trends within librarianship and specifically regarding the management of electronic resources, contributes to creative and scholarly research, and participates in campus-wide committees. This position reports to the Director of Technical Services.

Requirements: ALA accredited M.L.S. Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience managing electronic resources including acquisitions, licensing, and providing access, fund management, knowledge base management and the technical aspects of electronic resources. Evidence of leadership and management skills. Evidence of initiative, an ability to work collegially in a team environment as well as excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Evidence of potential to meet continuous appointment requirements in performance of primary responsibilities, scholarship, and university service. Experience with an integrated library system, electronic resources management system, and link resolver.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position available: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The American University Library www.american.edu/library serves the AU community through a collection of over 1,300,000 volumes, 52,000 media and sound recordings. Notable collections include a branch music library, a strong visual media collection, special collections and university archives, a K-12 curriculum materials center, and numerous partner collections across campus including those with GLBTA, Career, and Visual Arts resources. AU Library has affiliate collections at the Washington College of Law and at the Wesley Theological Seminary. The AU Library collection totals over 125,000 journal subscriptions in all subjects. Personnel include 20 library faculty, several part-time librarians, 70 full-time staff, and about 140 student assistants. The library's budget is about $14.4 million. The American University Library is an active member of the Washington Research Library Consortium, and it holds membership in LOCKSS, SPARC, the Patriot League Libraries Group and the University Libraries Group.

American University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, many with international focus, to more than 12, 000 students.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, resume, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:

Michele Mikkelsen, Director, Administrative Services
American University Library
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-8046
mmikkel@american.edu

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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