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Tenured: Professor & Department Head

Texas A&M University: Bush School of Government & Public Service
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The International Affairs Department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, invites applications for a full-time Department Head and Tenured Professor position.  The Department Head supervises a well-resourced department that houses the accredited master's degree programs in International Affairs and International Policy as well as graduate certificate programs in international development and economic policy, geospatial intelligence, national security affairs, and cybersecurity policy.  

The Department Head oversees the department management and budget, curriculum, staffing, University engagement, and long-run planning for an interdisciplinary department of 29 full-time in residence faculty members.  The Department Head also participates in the management of the Bush School’s newly established teaching site in Washington D.C., in conjunction with the Bush School Dean and the Washington D.C. site Executive Director. 

The Bush School of Government and Public Service is a full member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). Programs in the department develop principled leaders providing students with the tools and knowledge they need to perform public service effectively and ethically. The master’s programs and related certificate offerings seek to provide students with a superior professional education for careers in international affairs within government, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations. 

The successful candidate will meet qualifications required of a tenured full professor, including Ph.D. in political science, history, economics or related social science discipline relevant to international affairs, a substantial record of scholarly publication, demonstrated success in teaching, and management skills demonstrated through leadership roles in universities, government, organizations or associations.  In addition, the successful candidate will have a record of professional university service, excellent communication skills with a commitment to working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will assume an 11-month academic administrative appointment as full professor of international affairs on August 1, 2022, with the possibility of holding an endowed chair. 

Review of complete applications will begin in early November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Additional information about the Bush School and Department is available at  

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.  Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and other members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

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