Government, Georgetown University

Position ID:Georgetown-Government-APGCR [#7687]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Government (Conflict Resolution)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Government / Conflict Resolution
Appl Deadline:2016/09/20 finished (posted 2016/08/19)
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 professorship in any field of political science, with a research and teaching profile that will contribute to the department’s highly successful Master of Arts Program in Conflict Resolution. The Conflict Resolution Program offers an innovative and rigorous curriculum encompassing the core skills and multidisciplinary knowledge needed to pursue diverse careers, both in the U.S. and abroad, related to conflict management and conflict resolution. Applicants should have the ability to field core courses in conflict resolution theory and research methodology. The department also has a particular interest in applicants whose research and teaching speak to conflict processes and their relationship to race/ethnicity, gender, youth, development, or media. A Ph.D. in political science 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. 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, and three letters of recommendation. Please email all inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Desha Girod ( For full consideration, applications should aim to arrive before September 20, 2016, 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:
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Further Info:
Georgetown University
Intercultural Center 681
3700 O Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20057

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