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Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service

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Professor in the Practice of International Affairs & Concentration Chair for International Development

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462253
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 02/15/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor in the Practice of International Affairs & Concentration Chair for International Development
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
International Development
International Affairs
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year, renewable, non-tenure-track position as a Professor in the Practice of International Affairs and Concentration Chair for International Development. This is a full-time position and will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) Program.

International Development is one of three concentrations within MSFS; the other two are Global Politics and Security, and Global Business and Finance. The Chair is responsible for strategic planning and development for the concentration and for assisting with the selection, recruitment, and preparation of faculty for the Concentration. The Chair also serves as a member of the senior academic team for the MSFS Program.

The Chair will teach three semester-length courses per academic year in his/her area of specialization. Ideally, this will include a required course on development theory for students in the Concentration. The Chair also serves as an academic and career advisor to approximately 50-60 students in the Concentration.

The Concentration Chair will have an academic background in the field of international development, broadly defined. Extensive work in the developing world managing a range of development activities is highly desirable. The successful candidate will also have experience in conceiving, planning, managing and evaluating multi-stakeholder partnerships in development. Prior engagement with the private sector will be a distinct advantage. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining professional background and teaching experience, curriculum vitae and the names of at least three professional references.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted online by February 15th, 2019, at Questions about the online application system should be directed to Sarah Nebbeling at Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will not be accepted. Queries about the position should be directed to Amb. (retd) Nancy McEldowney, Director of MSFS, 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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/15/2019