The School of International Service invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall (August) 2014. The position is for a scholar-teacher whose research relies on quantitative research methods. Responsibilities include teaching and research supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring students, university service, and participating in SIS and University governance. Qualifications: Ph.D. 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 candidate will share the School’s commitment 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.
We seek candidates whose research relies on quantitative methods and who have the willingness and capacity to teach those methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The substantive area of focus is open, and we particularly welcome candidates whose research techniques extend beyond quantitative methods. Scholars from all relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of relevant publications, and a graduate school transcript.
Consideration of applications will commence on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
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.