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Current Full-Time Faculty Openings

Available Positions

Anthropology - Urban Contexts and Populations, Tenure-line, Assistant or Associate Professor
Art - Modern and Contemporary Art History, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Business - Center for the study of "Business in the Capital" - Chaired Professor/Director, open rank and open position

Business - Cyber Security Governance & Risk Management, Tenure-line

Business - Finance and Real Estate, Tenure-line, Open Rank
Business - Management, Non-tenure Track, Executive in Residence
Business - Marketing, Non-tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer/Executive in Residence
Communication - Race, Media, and Communication, Tenure-track
Communication - Strategic Communication/Data Analytics, Tenure-Track
Computer Science - Computational Neuroscience, Tenure-line, Open Rank
Computer Science - Machine Learning applied to Defense and Security, postdoctoral, Non-Tenure Track, January 2017
Chemistry - Bioanalytical Chemistry, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Economics - Development Economics, Tenure-line, Assistant or Associate Professor
Education - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Environmental Science - Applied Atmospheric Science and Employing Computational, Geospatial, or Modeling Approaches, Tenure-line, Open Rank
Performing Arts - Theatre, Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank
Professional & Extended Studies - Program Director, M.S. in Human Resource Analytics and Management, Non-tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer or Instructor
International Service - Development Studies, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Emerging Powers, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service, U.S. Foreign Policy/National Security, Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank
International Service - Human Security, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Race and Global Studies, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
International Service - Transnational Security/International Security, Tenure-line, Associate or full Professor

Law - Civil Advocacy Clinic, Practitioner in Residence, Non-tenure Track
Law - Immigrant Justice Clinic, Practitioner in Residence, Non-tenure Track
Library - Business Librarian, Open Rank, Continuing Appointment Line
Literature - Creative Writing, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

Public Affairs - Public Administration & Policy, Non-tenure Track, Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
Sociology - Director of the Center of Health, Risk, & Society, Tenured, Associate or full Professor

Position Description

Economics – Development Economics – Assistant or Associate Professor

One tenure-line opening at the rank of assistant or associate professor in applied development economics, beginning Fall 2017. Candidates must be able to advise PhD students and supervise doctoral dissertations. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong econometric skills, and excellent teaching credentials at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant must have an interest in and demonstrate the potential for attaining external research funding. Applicants should have a PhD or anticipated PhD completion by August 2017.

Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references and must be sent to of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2016 will receive priority for interviews at the ASSA meetings in January 2017.

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