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Five Tenure-line Faculty Positions

The School of International Service invites applications/nominations for five tenure-line positions to begin Fall (August) 2014. Responsibilities include teaching and research supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring students, university service, and participating in SIS and University governance. Qualifications: PhD or highest equivalent degree in a relevant discipline and record of teaching and research excellence. We seek highly productive scholar-teachers whose work is theoretically grounded, empirically tested, and policy relevant. The ideal candidates will share the School’s commitments to academic excellence, diversity, and service. The School of International Service is ranked by its peers as a top ten international relations program at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and consists of more than 100 full-time faculty working across multiple disciplines.

Consideration of applications will commence on October 1, 2013, unless otherwise noted, and will continue until the position is filled.

  • International Affairs (1 Associate or Full Professor): Any field or discipline in international affairs. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae. 
  • International Development (1 Assistant Professor): International Development, broadly defined, in areas such as governance, poverty reduction, inequality, global health, community development, security and development, or development economics. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of relevant publications, and a graduate school transcript.
  • Emerging/Rising Powers (1 Assistant Professor):Emerging or Rising Powers, including China, India, Turkey, or Indonesia, or the larger context of BRIICS countries. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of relevant publications, and a graduate school transcript. 
  • Transnational Security (1 Assistant Professor): Transnational Security, broadly defined, including the sources and consequences of conflict, non-traditional security challenges, peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of relevant publications, and a graduate school transcript.
  • Quantitative Research Methods (1 Assistant Professor): Quantitative Research Methods, any field or discipline of international affairs. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of relevant publications, and a graduate school transcript.

 

Detailed information may be found at http://www.american.edu/hr/Ft-Faculty.cfm. Materials may be submitted via email to sisfacultysearch@american.edu or mailed to the appropriate search committee at 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8071. Email applications are strongly preferred.

American University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.
American University is an EEO/AA institution committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.