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Assistant or Associate Professor of Political Management and Director of Political Management Progr

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Posting Number: F001275 Academic Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Political Management and Director of Political Management Program, Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Director of Political Management Program Discipline Social Sciences Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 08/01/2018-06/30/2021 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) of The George Washington University invites applications from qualified applicants for this full-time fiscal year faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level with an administrative appointment as the Director of the Political Management Program at the Graduate School of Political Management. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure-track, renewable appointment with an initial appointment period of three years, beginning as early as August 1, 2018.

The GSPM master's degree in Political Management educates students in applied politics, as they relate to campaigns and elections, advocacy and lobbying, political leadership and strategic communications. (For more information on the program, see gspm.gwu.edu). Political Management is one of the four degree programs in the Graduate School of Political Management, together with Legislative Affairs, Strategic Public Relations and a Spanish-language degree in Political Communication and Strategic Governance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The faculty member is responsible for teaching 4 courses per year (over 3 terms), undertaking research, participating in public thought leadership and media opportunities, advising students, contributing to the school's marketing and recruiting efforts, offering curricular and program support, recruiting and onboarding adjunct faculty, overseeing the program's online education provider, and participating in the advancement of GSPM's mission via service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have: 1) an advanced degree such as a PhD, a law degree, or other relevant degree by the date of appointment; 2) experience in the field of applied politics; 3) demonstrated ability to teach graduate level courses in political management; 4) demonstrated excellence in teaching both online and in class.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on March 19, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Link: gspm.gwu.edu Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment 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 or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/49455
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have an advanced degree such as a PhD, a law degree, or other relevant degree by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience in the field of applied politics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a demonstrated ability to teach graduate level courses in political management?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you demonstrate excellence in teaching both online and in class?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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Posted: 3/2/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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