School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

Position ID:ASU-SPGS-RPCFW [#8943, 11891]
Position Title: Research Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287-3902, United States [map]
Subject Area: International Relations / Political Risk Analysis
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/03/25 finished (posted 2017/02/23, finished 2017/07/20, listed until 2017/08/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Research Professor – Open Rank (JOB#11891) Salary $60,000-$70,000 Arizona State University Center on the Future of War School of Politics and Global Studies

The Center on the Future of War in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time Research Professor. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July-June) appointment with no tenure implications. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. This position links strategic design and planning for the Center with support for individual research, collaborative projects, course design, teaching and programming. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, excellent researcher and writer with an interdisciplinary orientation who is significantly engaged in issues of war, conflict, human rights and international politics.

This is an exciting position for the right candidate which offers significant opportunities to pursue academic and policy research and writing while also contributing to a new interdisciplinary institution linking one of the most innovative public research universities with one of the most dynamic and influential think tanks.

In collaboration with over 100 ASU affiliated faculty and two dozen DC-based experts (top journalists, former military, former government officials, academics, etc.), the successful candidate will be expected to participate in and/or be responsible for: designing and implementing individual and collaborative research projects on a variety of issues (human rights, law of war, non-state actors, conflict and international development, regional issues, refugees, drones, gender and conflict, etc.); designing and teaching courses; supporting the development of a new online MA in Global Security; supervising students; publishing op-eds, essays and articles in academic and popular journals; developing ideas for new research; developing grant proposals; and generally supporting the work of the Center at ASU, in DC and elsewhere.

Minimum qualifications: • Advanced professional degree (MA, JD, etc.) • 1-3 years’ experience in a relevant academic discipline (sociology, political science, anthropology, law, history, etc.) or professional pursuit (journalism, law, international development, etc.) • demonstrated skills in research, writing and publication.

Desired qualifications:

• Terminal advanced degree (PhD, JD, MD, etc.) • 4+ years’ experience in a relevant academic discipline (sociology, political science, anthropology, law, history, etc.) or professional pursuit (journalism, law, international development, etc.) • demonstrated skills in research, writing and substantive publication record.

To apply, please submit via, the following application materials: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; a complete curriculum vita; a writing sample; and contact information (including email) for two references. Initial deadline for review of complete applications is March 25, 2017; if not filled, review of complete application will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
School of Politics and Global Studies
PO Box 873902
Tempe, AZ 85287-3902

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