The School of International Service (SIS) at American University
(AU) invites applications for a term faculty appointment for AY
21-22 for a scholar with specialization in international
economics who can also teach research design and quantitative
The position is intended for a person who would teach courses three
undergraduate and/or graduate courses per semester. All faculty are
expected to hold office hours and participate in School and
University activities and service. Applicants should share the
School's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The position will primarily teach courses related to introductory
statistics and international economics. The ideal candidate
would also be able to teach other economics courses related to
international affairs (e.g. development economics) and/or other
methods courses at the undergraduate
Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The
appointment is a full-time, non-tenure, 9-month term position and
will commence on August 1, 2021.
Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin on July 2,
2021 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to
on-going budgetary approval.
Applicants should hold a PhD or the highest equivalent degree in a
social science discipline by the start date, though highly
qualified and experienced practitioners with equivalent (MA/MS and
ten years of relevant professional experience) will also be
Review of applications will begin in July 2, 2021
- Applications must be submitted electronically via Interfolio
- Attach a letter of application that addresses affinities with
relevant teaching areas (international economics, development
- Attach a statement describing past examples of your
contributions to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and/or in
other professional settings.
- Attach teaching evaluations sample syllabus, if applicable
and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Attach a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy
- You will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of
three references and to request that the Interfolio system contact
them for a confidential letter of recommendation.
Queries about the search may be sent to Professor Austin Hart
(email@example.com). Queries about the online application system
may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.