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Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions
School of International Service
American University, Washington, DC

Multiple one-year full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions at the level of Instructor, Professorial Lecturer, or Assistant Professor for AY 2014-2015 with possibility of renewal available for a second year AY 2015-2016, based on budgetary authorization and satisfactory performance.

We seek candidates specializing in any field or discipline in international relations. We are especially interested in applicants who can teach in one or more of the following areas:
  • Africa (Political economy, development, politics)
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Peacebuilding
  • Global Governance
  • Human Rights
  • International Development
  • International Economics
  • International Policy Analysis
  • International Political Economy
  • Latin America (Political economy, development, politics)
  • Major and Emerging Powers
  • Political Economy of Oil and Energy
  • Program Evaluation
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Social Media
  • Transnational Security
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security
Doctorate or equivalent strongly preferred; previous university teaching experience preferred. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching; participation in School’s curriculum and program development; student advising; and University 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. The ideal candidates will share the School’s commitments to excellence, diversity, and service.

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of candidates will begin May 15 (note: this is not the deadline) and will continue until the positions are filled. Send letter of intent, CV, 3 letters of reference, and teaching evaluations to: OR Search Committee, 2014-2015 Term Faculty Positions, School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8071. Email applications strongly preferred.

American University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.