Faculty Position in American Political Thought and Government - Assistant Professor

Faculty position in American Political Thought and Government - Assistant Professor

Georgetown University in Qatar invites applications for a core faculty position in American Government at the rank of Assistant Professor. Core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to replicate the institutional commitment to academic freedom and professional opportunities associated with tenure-track and tenured appointments.

We are especially interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in American political thought. The successful candidate will be able to teach the required undergraduate course “Political and Social Thought,” as well as undergraduate courses in American Government and a graduate seminar on American politics.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of an active research agenda and promise of future research productivity, as well as a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

The teaching load for core faculty is 2-2. Assistant Professors are eligible for one semester of fully-paid Junior Faculty Research Fellowship, typically taken in the third or fourth year of service at GU-Q.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe, and family-friendly environment. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are extremely competitive. GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty members at GU-Q are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund for various research opportunities.

For more information on GU-Q, see https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu. For a glimpse of what it is like to teach and live in Qatar, see: https://youtu.be/HNoERrWln4k.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of three scholarly references. All application materials should be emailed to [email protected] (note: there is an underscore “_” between GUQ and AMGOV in this email address). Please reference “American Government Search” in the subject line. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Clyde Wilcox, chairperson of the search committee at: [email protected].

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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