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Visiting Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Specialization in International Development

Available Faculty Position

The Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University invites applications for a one-year appointment in International Development as a Visiting Professor of the Practice of International Affairs (or Associate Professor of Practice, if appropriate) beginning as early as the fall semester of 2017. This position primarily involves teaching M.A. students in the International Development Studies program and includes some administrative work, including assistance with admissions and advising students. The teaching load is two three-credit courses and one one-credit course in the fall semester and two three-credit courses in the spring semester. Salary is commensurate with experience. There is a possibility of a one-year renewal.

Basic qualifications: An advanced degree in a relevant social science discipline or interdisciplinary field; significant professional experience and broad expertise in international development policy and programs as evidenced by substantial professional employment in the international development arena (governmental, nongovernmental, international, or private sectors).

Application procedure: To apply: complete an online application at [http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/38866] and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, teaching and research statement, teaching evaluations, and up to three examples of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be sent to [email protected].  Review of applications will begin on 12/16/2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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