Director, Security Policy Studies MA program
Non-Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period)
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Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-accruing, contract faculty position as the Director of the Security Policy Studies Program. This appointment will be for an initial term of three years, and may be renewed thereafter on a term basis. This position is expected to begin as early as Fall 2018. Salary and academic rank will be based on qualifications and experience. This position will be based in the Elliott School’s Security Policy Studies Program and affiliated with the Elliott School’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The appointed faculty member will direct a two-year M.A. degree program in security policy studies and advise students in related academic fields in other graduate programs. The director will also oversee curriculum development, organization, and evaluation; and develop research and conferencing activities. The director will also be expected to teach graduate level courses on national security issues, and conduct research and publish in scholarly or policy-related venues on international affairs.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field at time of application; previous experience leading and managing academic programs; previous teaching at the Master’s level; specialized expertise in security policy; and a track record of research and scholarship, reflected in scholarly or policy-oriented publications.
The George Washington University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to apply
Please complete an online faculty application and upload a cover letter that explains how your qualifications and experiences satisfy the basic qualifications for this position, a CV, sample publication (if available), teaching evaluations or assessments (if available), course syllabi (in Other Documents Section, if available), and provide names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin November 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
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.