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Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the politics of the Arab World. Scholars with expertise in the international relations or comparative politics of the Arab world will be particularly attractive. The candidate must possess a deep knowledge of the Arab region and be proficient in Arabic. The position is based in SFS’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS). The scholar will become a core member of CCAS and her or his primary teaching responsibilities will be geared toward meeting the requirements of the Center’s prestigious Master of Arts in Arab Studies program. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The teaching load is two courses per semester, at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Each application should include a curriculum vitae; a brief statement of research and teaching interests; three letters of recommendation; samples of scholarly writing; and copies of teaching evaluations, if available. The position will commence in the fall of 2013.

Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Send all materials to the International Relations of the Arab World Search Committee, School of Foreign Service.

Applications for this position should be submitted online at: Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi at Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will not be accepted. Queries about the position should be directed to: Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at 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. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2012, though the search will continue until the position is filled.

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