Job: Visiting Professor in Ethics and International Affairs, George Washington University

George Washington University
Elliott School of International Affairs
Visiting Professor in Ethics and International Affairs
Deadline: January 11, 2018

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Ethics and International Affairs: The Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment to begin as early as Fall 2018. There is a possibility of a one-year renewal subject to the needs of the Elliott School and the applicant’s performance. The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses on ethics and international affairs, including discussions of practical events and ethical challenges as they unfold in a broad range of substantive areas of international affairs; conduct research, produce scholarship and policy analysis in ethics and international affairs; and engage with the broader academic and policy communities. This appointment is at the assistant or associate professor level, and will be affiliated with the Elliott School’s Leadership, Ethics and Practice initiative. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant disciplinary or interdisciplinary field at time of appointment. Applicants should have a promising research agenda as demonstrated by publications, presentations or works in progress; promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments; and an interest in policy issues demonstrated by a teaching and research statement, publications or presentations that will support the mission of the Leadership, Ethics and Practice initiative and the Elliott School.

Application procedure: To apply, please complete an online faculty application at, upload a cover letter that explains how your qualifications and experiences satisfy the basic qualifications for this position, a CV, sample publication (if available), teaching evaluations or assessments (if available), and course syllabi (to be included in the ‘Other Documents’ section, if available). In addition, please send at least three letters of recommendation to or Faculty Affairs, 1957 E Street NW, Suite 401, Washington, DC 20052.

Review of applications will begin January 11, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

The George Washington University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal 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 expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


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