Two Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions (47 views)

Washington, D.C.
June 20, 2019

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment for AY 19-20. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointments are for one year, commencing on August 1, 2019, with the expectation that the appointment may be renewed for subsequent academic years subject to satisfactory performance and budgetary authorization.

The position is intended for a person who would teach six undergraduate and/or graduate courses per academic year. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service. Applicants should share the School’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applicants should hold a PhD or the highest equivalent degree in a social science discipline, though experienced practitioners with equivalent (MA/MS and ten years of professional experience) will also be considered.

For one of the two positions, a core responsibility will be teaching Intercultural Communication in our undergraduate program. However, we are also interested in candidates who can teach in the following areas:

• Intercultural Communication

• International Development

• National and Global Security

• Research Design and Methods

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

− Applications must be submitted electronically via .

− A comprehensive Curriculum Vitæ.

− Attach a letter of application that addresses affinities with relevant teaching areas

− Attach recent teaching evaluations

− Please also attach a statement of your past or future contributions to diversity and inclusion in professional settings.

− You will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of three references and request that Interfolio contact them for a confidential letter of recommendation.

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American University is a private institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit American University’s School of International Service (SIS) is a top-ten school of international affairs with 3,000 students, 120+ full-time faculty and more than 20,000 alumni worldwide. SIS faculty produce transformational research and our prime location provides opportunities for collaboration with professionals in government, the private sector, and think tanks and other non-profits. Learn more about SIS at

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