International Council Professorship in Asian Politics
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000503
Academic Title: International Council Professorship in Asian Politics
Discipline Social Sciences
Position Status: Preapproved - Replacement
Contract Type: With Tenure
Proposed Start Date: 09/01/2014
Employee Class Code/Category: F2 - UV Faculty - 9 MO - RFT
Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and Political Science Department invite applications for a faculty position in South Asian politics at the associate or full professor level. This professorship is supported by an endowment created by the Elliott School’s International Council, and it will be based in the Elliott School's Sigur Center for Asian Studies with a joint appointment in Political Science. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate students in South Asian politics, conduct research and produce scholarship and policy analysis on important aspects of South Asian politics, and engage the broader academic and policy communities. This appointment will begin in academic year 2014-15.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
A Ph.D. in political science or closely related field with a primary focus and expertise on the politics of South Asia. Applicants must have a strong publication record, an active research agenda, teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate levels, a track record of external funding, and a demonstrated commitment to engaging with the broader academic and policy communities. All applicants must have a demonstrated continuing commitment to teaching, research, and engagement in the field of South Asian politics.
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience
The George Washington University has educated generations of international leaders and advanced the understanding of important global issues since 1821. The Elliott School of International Affairs, named in honor of former GW President Lloyd H. Elliott and his wife Evelyn, is dedicated to this mission.
We train our students in the theory and practice of international affairs, offering them in-depth analysis of international economic, political, scientific and cultural issues. The School's curriculum is interdisciplinary; most Elliott School full-time faculty are jointly appointed in GW departments. Our widely respected faculty prepares Elliott School students for global careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
Elliott School graduates are consistently sought after for challenging global careers. What's more, our Washington, DC location allows us to form strong relationships with public, private, and non-profit organizations that regularly employ Elliott School students and alumni.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants at the rank of associate or full professor should complete an online application and upload a letter of application and a curriculum vitae.
Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
Department Link: http://elliott.gwu.edu/
Posting Open Date:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.
Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs:80/postings/18264
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Ph.D. in political science or closely related field (such as government, politics, public policy, or international relations)?
- * Is your area of expertise in the politics of South Asia?
- * Do you have a strong publication record and an active research agenda as evidenced by research publications?
- * Do you have a strong teaching record at the undergraduate and graduate levels as demonstrated by teaching evaluations or assessments?
- * Do you have a track record of external funding?
- * Do you have a demonstrated record of engagement with the broader academic and policy communities?
- * Can you demonstrate a continuing commitment to teaching, research, and engagement in the field of South Asian politics?
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
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