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Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in Arab politics and the ability to teach the international relations of the Arab world. The candidate must be fluent in Arabic and possess a deep knowledge of the Arab region. 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 CCAS’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, divided between the graduate and undergraduate levels. Each application should include a cover letter, 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 deadline for applications is October 15, 2011. The position will commence in the fall of 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is a global university with ambition to continue to build a world-class faculty that is diverse and inclusive in all material ways. We look to welcome to our faculty new colleagues who bring strengths we do not now have or ones that need reinforcement and extension. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications for this position should be submitted online at: Questions about the online application system should be directed to Ernest Pegram 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

Review begins October 15, 2011; open until filled.

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