Assistant Professor in Science, Technology and International Affairs

Washington, DC
Commensurate with experience
September 09 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Science, Technology, and International Affairs. Successful applicants will have a research focus that combines the international policy dimensions of one or several topics that are core to the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) program with scientific or technical expertise. The School has a particular interest in candidates with research and teaching interests in the areas of climate science, resilience and security; environmental and/or planetary health; cybersecurity, geospatial intelligence or environmental security; or emerging technologies; but all exceptional candidates will be considered.  

We seek a scholar who has demonstrated potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. The qualified candidate will have some science, engineering or other technical background and a strong international orientation in research. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to exceptional undergraduate and graduate teaching and would be expected to develop courses to meet the needs of the STIA program and SFS. 

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (if available), and copies of 3 recently published papers, working papers, or dissertation chapters. All candidates must hold a PhD by the time of employment. The start date for this position is August 1, 2020. Applications for this position must be made via Georgetown’s online application management system at Faxed, mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the online application should be directed to Sarah Nebbeling, Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs at

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Carol A. Benedict, Chair of the SFS Faculty at

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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