Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Position ID:Georgetown-SFS-HIST_SEA_AFR_SFSQ [#2144]
Position Title: Professor of South/East Asian or African History (Open Rank)
Position Location:Doha, Doha N/A, Qatar [map]
Subject Area: History
Appl Deadline:2012/12/15* finished (posted 2012/10/09, updated 2013/06/30, listed until 2013/01/12)
Position Description:    

Georgetown University invites applications for the position of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in South or East Asian or African History at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q). Candidates whose research interests are broadly transnational are especially sought. The normal teaching load is 2-2, and will include introduction to global history and/or a regional survey course. ABDs are welcome to apply, with the Ph.D. completed by August 2013. Applicants should have substantial research accomplishments or evidence of an ambitious research agenda and exceptional promise. All applicants must have outstanding teaching credentials given the small size of our classes and the diversity of our students. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are excellent, and we provide generous research and conference travel support. For more information about SFS-Q, please see http://qatar.sfs.georgetown.edu/.

Please apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2144 and upload a letter of interest (including a description of research and teaching strengths and interests as part of the application letter), a curriculum vitae, and at least three reference letters for assistant professorial rank with the names of at least three references at the more senior ranks. Candidates selected for interviews at the assistant professorial level will also be required to provide an official graduate transcript and a chapter-length writing sample. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi at nhs22@georgetown.edu. Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Kai-Henrik Barth, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at khb3@georgetown.edu. 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.

The position described in this advertisement is part of a large, multi-year strategic expansion of the faculty of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Faculty at any rank in the discipline noted above as well as other social science/humanities disciplines, in particular political science/IR, are invited to express interest at any time via GrowSFSQ@georgetown.edu.


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Further Info:
http://qatar.sfs.georgetown.edu/
+974 4457-8100
 
School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Georgetown Building - Education City
P.O. Box 23689
Doha, State of Qatar

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