Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

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Position ID:Georgetown-SFS-CULP [#3331]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Culture and Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Politics
International and Area Studies
Political Science / Film and Politics
Media Studies / Cultural Studies
Visual Studies
Appl Deadline:2013/11/01 finished (posted 2013/10/01, finished 2014/05/22, listed until 2013/11/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a focus on culture and politics. The position will start in Fall 2014. We seek candidates with research expertise in visual culture or new media who have demonstrated background in cultural/social theory as it relates to global politics. Regional specialization and disciplinary field are open, but an international component is required. Applicants whose research overlaps with one or more of the following areas are especially welcome: religion and politics, human rights, migration and mobility, transnational social movements, or critical security studies.

Applicants should have substantial research accomplishments, an ambitious research agenda, and exceptional promise as a scholar. The search committee will also evaluate applicants’ teaching record and potential for excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with the Ph.D. in hand, substantial progress towards publication of a first book and/or articles, and teaching experience. The teaching load is two courses per semester, at the graduate or undergraduate levels. The appointment is attached to the Culture and Politics (CULP) undergraduate major within the School of Foreign Service (SFS). CULP is the second largest major within the SFS and emphasizes transnational/global topics that inter-relate cultural identity and questions of power and authority in society. The SFS offers a rigorous four-year undergraduate program in international studies, as well as several master’s degrees in area studies, security studies, global human development, and international affairs. More information is available at http://sfs.georgetown.edu.

In order to apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, samples of scholarly writing, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi (if available). Applications received by November 1 will be given full consideration; review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3331. Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nicholas Starvaggi, Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs at nhs22@georgetown.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at reardonj@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.

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

Further Info:
School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University
37th and O Sts, NW
Suite 301 ICC
Washington, DC 20057

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