Professor of the Practice & Director of External Education and Outreach

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Security Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) at Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure-line faculty position in the Security Studies Program (SSP). The candidate would be a non-tenure line professor of the practice in SSP and the SSP director of external education and outreach.

The candidate would teach four courses a year, some required by the program and others reflecting the candidate’s specialization. The courses would be chosen by the SSP director and associate director in consultation with the candidate.

As director of external education and outreach, he or she would supervise development and implementation of co-curricular education, liaise with educational institutions to include semester exchange program development and implementation (e.g., King’s College, Swedish Defense University, etc.), oversee development and implementation of several annual conferences, and develop external education opportunities. The successful candidate would work with SSP faculty and staff to manage part of the SSP curriculum depending on their area of expertise. In addition, he or she would mentor students, identify, manage, and mentor adjunct professors, and otherwise assist SSP leadership with the running of the program.  He or she would report to the SSP director and associate director.

A Ph.D. with a specialization in a security-related area is preferred. The ideal candidate would also have a passion for educating future professionals; research on important security issues; significant experience teaching in a practical, student-centered program; and connections to colleagues in the Washington area to bring their expertise to Georgetown. Faculty rank will be determined by qualifications.

The start date for this three-year position is January 1, 2022, though flexibility on start date is possible. This position is renewable depending on performance and need.  Reappointment will be determined in accordance with the Framework for Full Time Non-Tenure Line Instructional Faculty.

Applications for this position must be made via Georgetown’s online application management system at Faxed, mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 22,2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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. Daniel Byman, professor in the Security Studies Program, and

SFS is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should 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.

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.

In addition to the diversity statement, applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and recent teaching evaluations (if available) and the names and contact information of three people who can provide letters of reference upon request (letters do not need to be submitted with the initial application).


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