Government, Georgetown University

Position ID:Georgetown-Government-APAP [#9377]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Government (American Politics)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Government / American Government
Appl Deadline:2017/10/01 (posted 2017/07/19, listed until 2018/01/19)
Position Description:    

The Department of Government at Georgetown University invites applications for up to two tenure-track Assistant Professorships in American politics. The positions are open as to research and teaching specializations, including both political institutions and behavior. Candidates with a focus on the presidency/executive branch or race/ethnicity are especially welcome. The department maintains strong links with the university’s Department of African American Studies, the forthcoming Institute for Racial Justice, the Institute of Politics and Public Service, and other similar units.

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 graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) offerings. The department offers a nationally competitive doctoral program in political science as well as an innovative master’s degree in American politics that takes advantage of Georgetown’s location in Washington, DC. 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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9377. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Please email all inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Michele Swers, mls47@georgetown.edu. For full consideration, applications should aim to arrive by October 1, 2017, 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.


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Further Info:
http://government.georgetown.edu/
 
Department of Government
3700 O Street, NW
InterCultural Center 681
Washington, DC, 20057

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