International Council Professorship in Asian Politics
Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and Political Science Department invite applications for a tenured faculty position in South Asian politics at the level of full or associate professor. We are seeking faculty with a continuing commitment to teaching, research, and engagement in the field of South Asian politics. 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. The International Council Professorship will be held by a distinguished scholar and dedicated educator with a national and international reputation. He or she 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 2013-14.
I. RECRUITMENT PLAN
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000269
Academic Title: International Council Professorship in Asian Politics
Discipline Social Sciences
Specialty: South Asian Politics
Contract Type: With Tenure
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2013
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
A Ph.D. in political science or closely related field (such as government, politics, public policy, or international relations), with a primary focus on the politics of South Asia. Applicants must have a strong publication record, an active research agenda, substantial teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a track record of external funding, and a demonstrated record of engagement with the broader academic and policy communities.
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 will be asked to upload a cover letter, CV, sample publications, sample syllabi, and course evaluations or summaries. Please upload the sample syllabi as ‘other documents’.
Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation.
Department Link: http://elliott.gwu.edu/
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/10669
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 primary focus on the politics of South Asia?
- * Do you have a strong publication record?
- * Do you have an active research agenda?
- * Do you have substantial teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels?
- * Do you have a track record of external funding?
- * Do you have a demonstrated record of engagement with the broader academic and policy communities?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Sample Publications
- Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
- Course Evaluations or Summaries
- Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.