The Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment to begin as early as Fall 2018. There is a possibility of a one-year renewal subject to the needs of the Elliott School and the applicant’s performance. The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses on Africa that are related to his or her discipline, conduct research, produce scholarship and policy analysis in his or her area of expertise, and engage with the broader academic and policy communities. This appointment is at the assistant or associate professor level, and will be affiliated with the Elliott School’s Institute for African Studies. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.
Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant social science or interdisciplinary field at time of appointment. Applicants should have a promising research agenda as demonstrated by publications, presentations or works in progress, promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments, and an interest in policy issues demonstrated by a teaching and research statement, publications or presentations that will support the mission of the Institute for African Studies and the Elliott School.
To apply, please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/47655, upload a cover letter that explains how your qualifications and experiences satisfy the basic qualifications for this position, a CV, sample publication (if available), teaching evaluations or assessments (if available), course syllabi (in Other Documents Section, if available), and provide names and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin December 28, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
The George Washington University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
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About The George Washington University-Elliot School of International Affairs
At the Elliott School of International Affairs, our mission is:To educate the next generation of international leaders, to conduct research and produce scholarship that advances understanding of important global issues,to engage the public and the policy community in the United States and around the world, thereby fostering international dialogue and shaping policy solutions. Our mission is to create knowledge, share wisdom, and inspire action to make our world a better place.