Global Environmental Politics
Open Rank Faculty Position

The School of International Service (SIS) invites applications for a tenure-line faculty member at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the program of Global Environmental Politics. Start date is August 2010. 

Global Environmental Politics is one of eight programs within the School of International Service. The program offers a wide range of courses and supports research in environmental affairs in a transnational context. Ideal candidates will have a research agenda focused on the most pressing environmental challenges, a strong commitment to teaching and advising, and willingness and ability to participate in school and university governance. 

We are seeking candidates with practical as well as theoretical expertise in environmental affairs. Areas of specialization include but are not limited to: international environmental policy, sustainable development, transnational environmental ethics, comparative environmental policy, environmental design, sustainable agriculture and environmental political economy. 

Candidates should:
• Hold a Ph D or equivalent degree in a related discipline
• Have a record of research excellence and commitment to an on-going, productive research program
• Have proven teaching and mentoring ability

Applications should include:
• a letter describing research and teaching interests and relevant professional or field experience
• a curriculum vitae
• three letters of reference
• evidence of teaching effectiveness, including sample syllabi
• a writing sample 

Send these materials to: Chair, GEP Faculty Search Committee, School of International Service, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8071. For full consideration, please apply before October 15, 2009.

An EEO/AA University. The University is committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority  candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.