Open-rank Non-tenure-line professorship in Transnational issues and South Asia

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Asian Studies Program in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for the position of a temporary open-rank non-tenure-line professorship position in transnational issues related to Asia for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. Core duties will include teaching 2 courses per semester in the Asian Studies Program on issues related to South Asia and transnational issues such as climate change, gender, health, and migration. The precise balance between undergraduate and graduate teaching will be negotiated in due course and will depend on the successful candidate’s capabilities and interests and the needs of the program. The successful candidate will also oversee faculty advising for the Asian Studies Undergraduate Certificate and the Energy, Environment, and Transnational Issues of Asia concentration within the Master of Arts in Asian Studies Program. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrated scholarship on transnational issues of Asia and South Asia and have a Ph.D. in anthropology, sociology, history, political science, or related field by the beginning of the appointment in August 2021. The new faculty member will begin in the fall semester of 2021.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, two 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 April 26, 2021.  Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter via Zoom.

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. Yuhki Tajima, 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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