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Visiting Associate Professor of Practice of International Affairs

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Applicants should complete an online faculty application. Please upload a cover letter that explains how their 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 on November 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001221
Academic Title: Visiting Associate Professor of Practice of International Affairs
Rank: Associate Professor
Administrative Title: Director, Institute for African Studies
Discipline Social Sciences
Specialty: African Studies
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 1 year
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-accruing, visiting faculty position to serve as the Director of the Institute for African Studies (IAfS). This appointment will begin as early as July 2018 for an initial term of one year with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. Successful candidates may be eligible to apply in an open search for a subsequent contract position. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Director of the Institute for African Studies, he or she will be responsible for advancing and enhancing the educational, research and policy engagement of the Elliott School and the IAfS on matters relating to Africa. He or she will develop objectives and plans for the IAfS; organize research and conferencing activities; develop and lead academic programs on Africa; and fundraise to support the Institute and its program activities. The director will also be expected to teach Africa-related courses, and conduct research and publish in scholarly or policy-related venues on Africa and international affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a professional graduate degree such as a JD or MA in a relevant area plus 7 years of relevant practical experience.

Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete an online faculty application. Please upload a cover letter that explains how their 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 on November 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

Department Link: https://elliott.gwu.edu/open-faculty-positions
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

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.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46914

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications
  2. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  3. Course Evaluations or Summaries

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a professional graduate degree such as a JD or MA in a relevant area?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have 7 years of relevant practical experience?
    • Yes
    • No