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- College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Biology - Tenure-Track, Open Rank Professor in Microbiology, August 2022
- College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Biology - Tenure-Track, Open Rank Professor in Virology, August 2022
- College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies - Tenure-Track, Asst/Asso Professor, African American and Afridan Diaspora Studies, August 2022
- College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Environmental Science - Postdoctoral Fellows
- College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Health Studies - Asso/Full Professor, tenure-track
- Kogod School of Business, Assistant Professor of Management (OBHR), Tenure-Track, Fall 2022
- Kogod School of Business - Open-rank, tenure-track, Professor of Business Sustainability, Fall 2022
- Kogod School of Business, Finance and Real Estate - Open-rank, tenure-track, Fall 2022
- School of Communication, Journalism Division, Term Instructor Data Journalism - AY 2022-23
- School of Education, EdD Education Policy and Leadership Program - AY 2021-22 Term Faculty (12-mo position)
- School of Education, Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education and Senior Professorial Lecturer/Professorial Lecturer
- School of Education, M.Ed. Education Policy and Leadership Program, Senior Professorial Lecturer/Professorial Lecturer (2 positions)
- School of International Service, Global Crises - FT tenure-track position beginning 8/1/2022
- School of International Service, New Technology and Security - FT tenure-track position beginning 8/1/22
- School of International Service, International Development - AY 2021-22 Term Faculty, Scholar/Practioner
- School of International Service, Quantitative Research Methods and International Economics - AY 2021-22 Term Faculty
- School of International Service, National Security and U.S. Foreign Policy - AY 2021-22 Term Faculty
- School of International Service - Peace, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights - AY 2021-22 Term Faculty
- University Library – Business Librarian for Kogod School of Business
- Washington College of Law - Community Economic & Equity Development Law Clinic, Practitioner-in-Residence
- Washington College of Law - Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, Practioner-in-Residence
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