Assistant Professor of Security and Emerging Technology

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 16, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of security studies with a focus on the intersection of emerging technologies (and specifically artificial intelligence) and international security. This will be the inaugural hire for the Gracias Family Chair in Security and Emerging Technology. Candidates from all relevant disciplines are invited to apply, but must have a demonstrated track record of scholarly research focused on the implications of artificial intelligence for international security. The ideal candidate would have enough relevant technical skills in the area of artificial intelligence to teach courses in the subfield of international security affairs; apply the relevant technical knowledge in his or her research and publications; and have the scholarly trajectory to make a major contribution to this emerging field. The search committee welcomes applications from a diverse representation of scholars who at a minimum expect to complete their Ph.D by the time of appointment for the 2021 fall semester.

The position will be based in the interdisciplinary SFS Security Studies Program (SSP) with the potential for affiliations with the Science, Technology and International Affairs Program (STIA) and the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.). SFS is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a one-page diversity statement that discusses how they would contribute to inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching, and service in the SFS and reflects on their teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link:"> Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted no later than November 1, 2020.  Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter.

Questions about the online application should be directed to Sarah Krauss, Director of Faculty Affairs at Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Michael Green, search committee chair, 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.

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