Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – International Security
The George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in international security. The Schar School has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. The Schar School offers both graduate and undergraduate programs in public administration, public policy, government, and a variety of specializations.
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach core courses in international relations at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as electives in their areas of specialization.
Located in the National Capital region, the Schar School offers many courses and concentrations to a diverse population. Our approach to scholarship is interdisciplinary and collaborative. Many faculty members have held high-level positions in government and private organizations; our students and graduates work in all three sectors, at all levels of government and internationally. Our faculty consists of faculty from a variety of fields who contribute to the intellectual diversity of the Schar School including political science, law, anthropology, sociology, international security, biodefense, geography and history. With more than 33,000 students, George Mason University is the largest state university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located on two campuses, Arlington and Fairfax, the Schar School is at the crossroads of government, nonprofit organizations, and private industry – just minutes from the nation's capital.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in political science, international security or related field.
We are interested in candidates with expertise in regions, such as Africa or East Asia, or thematic interests, such as environmental security, technology, the future of warfare, cyber security, or terrorism and insurgency. We also will consider applicants with other areas of specialization. We encourage faculty members to be active in seeking outside funding for a variety of research, service, and training areas; experience in generating funding support would be a benefit.
For more information, see schar.gmu.edu/. The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration completed applications must be received by October 1, 2018. Anticipated start date is Fall 2019. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a CV, and three letters of recommendation; you must apply and submit all materials on the George Mason University website, https://jobs.gmu.edu.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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