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The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to fill an endowed chair in Islamic Peace, beginning August 1, 2016. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or the highest equivalent degree in a relevant discipline. We seek distinguished scholar-teachers whose research is theoretically grounded, empirically tested, and policy relevant. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in research and teaching and a commitment to university service. Candidates should also share the School’s commitment to diversity. Candidates should be expert in the study of Islam, with knowledge of the study of peace and conflict resolution, without respect to a particular discipline. Scholars specializing in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as any other region or country with a substantial Muslim population, are encouraged to apply.
Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin September 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically via
Queries about the search may be sent to Queries about the online application system may be sent to A
merican University is a private institution located in the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit Established in 1957, American University’s School of International Service (SIS) produces cutting edge research addressing the world’s most pressing challenges and trains the next generation of global leaders. Our programs aim to foster a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world. A top ten school of international relations located in Washington, DC, SIS provides opportunities for research, professional training, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world. SIS is guided by the principle that present and future global challenges necessitate the collaboration of a wide range of disciplines, and that students gain from these varied perspectives in the classroom and through their research and studies at the school and beyond. Learn more about SIS American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”?) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.


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