Georgetown University, Government

Position ID:Georgetown-Government-APPT [#11429]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Government (Political Theory)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Government / Government
Appl Deadline:2018/09/21* finished (offers accepted 2018/07/16, finished 2019/05/13, listed until 2019/01/16)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Government at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in political theory, with a broad interest in candidates working in the periods of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern thought, as well as in the areas of state theory, religion and politics, and the history of Continental political thought. The department has a strong record of research and teaching in the history of political thought, broadly conceived, and applications are encouraged from scholars whose work speaks to this tradition.

A Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment is required, as is evidence of excellence, or potential for excellence, in research and publication. The teaching load is two courses per semester, typically a mixture of undergraduate and Ph.D.-level offerings.

The department values new perspectives on the world and is deeply committed to building a more open discipline that seeks excellence wherever it may lie. Applications should be filed using the online system at Applications should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Please email all inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Shannon Stimson ( For full consideration, applications should aim to arrive by September 21, 2018, but review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Government
3700 O Street, NW
InterCultural Center 681
Washington, DC, 20057

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