Current Full-Time Faculty Openings

Available Positions

Anthropology - Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank
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 - Information Technology, Analytics & Quantitative Science, Term or Tenure-line position
Business – Management, Non-Tenure Track, Entrepreneur in Residence
Business - Management, Program Director of MS Sustainability Management Program, Term or Tenure-Track position
Business - Marketing , Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer/Executive in Residence
Business - Taxation & Business Law, Non-Tenure Track, Executive in Residence
Communication - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Communication - Non-Tenure Track
Computer Science - Postdoctoral Fellow, Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank
Education - Health Promotion, Non-Tenure Track
Education - Nutritional Education, Non-Tenure Track
Education - Public Health, Non-Tenure Track, 9-month
Education - Public Health, Non-Tenure Track, 12-month

Environmental Science, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer

Graphic Design, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer or Instructor
(position 1)
Graphic Design, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer or Instructor (position 2)
International Service - International Development, Non-Tenure Track

International Service - International Affairs Research Methods, Non-Tenure Track

International Service - Executive Leadership and Social Enterprise, Non-Tenure Track

Justice, Law, & Criminology - Criminal Justice or Related Fields, Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank
Law - Domestic Violence Clinic, Non-Tenure Track, Practitioner in Residence
Library - Resident Librarian Program, Reference & Instruction, 3 year Multi-Year

Performing Arts - Dance, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer
Performing Arts - Theatre/Musical Theatre, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Philosophy & Religion - Global Ethics, Applied Ethics, & Peace Studies, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer

Psychology, Tenured Position, Associate Professor

Psychology, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer

Public Administration & Policy, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer
School of Professional & Extended Studies - Graduate Program and Online Learning, Associate Dean
School of Professional & Extended Studies - Experiential Learning Program, Instructor or Professorial Lecturer, one semester term appointment - Fall 2015

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


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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