Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign
Service (SFS) and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)
invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
assistant professor level conducting research at the intersection
of climate science, impacts and security. This new hire is part of
a broader cluster of faculty recruitments complementing existing
expertise in the areas of environment and sustainability at
Georgetown University. The faculty member will be jointly based
(50-50) in the Science, Technology and International Affairs
Program (STIA) at SFS and the Georgetown Environment Initiative
(GEI) at GSAS.
The successful applicant will have a background in climate
science; can communicate complex scientific data and concepts to a
multidisciplinary and non-specialist audience; and can span the
science-policy divide, particularly in the area of climate impacts
and security. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., have a strong
academic background and a demonstrated potential for excellence in
research. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to exceptional
undergraduate and graduate teaching and would be expected to
develop courses to meet the needs of the STIA Program and the
emerging interdisciplinary environmental programs of the GEI.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
research and teaching statements (not to exceed two pages each),
names and contact information for three references, recent teaching
evaluations (if available), copies of three recently published
papers, working papers, or dissertation chapters. Georgetown is
strongly committed to fostering a climate that encourages
diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a
brief statement (not to exceed two pages) that discusses how they
would contribute to inclusiveness in the areas of research,
teaching, and service in SFS and GSAS and reflects on their
teaching and mentorship of students from diverse
All candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of employment. The
nominal start date for this position is August 1, 2022.
Applications for this position must be made via Georgetown’s online
application management system on Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/95676.
Faxed, mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Review
of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until
the position is filled. Questions about the position should be
directed to Dr. Carol Benedict at email@example.com.
Drawing on Georgetown’s expertise across international affairs,
public policy, global health, environmental studies and security
studies, the School of Foreign Service (SFS) established the
Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) program in
1992 to educate the next generation of leaders skilled in science
and technology, create knowledge that will advance cross-cutting
solutions for today’s most pressing issues, and drive innovation at
the nexus of science and international affairs. For more
information please visit our website: https://stia.georgetown.edu/.
The Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI) is a university-wide
effort to advance the multidisciplinary study of the environment
and sustainability in relation to society, scientific
understanding, sound policy, and the complex challenges we face as
stewards of the Earth. The core values of the GEI reflect a
commitment to academic excellence, student engagement, Jesuit
ideals of service to others, and stewardship for our environment.
For more information please visit our website: https://environment.georgetown.edu/.
Cluster Hire in Environment and
This position is part a faculty cluster hire at Georgetown that
seeks to support, deepen, and enhance important research and
teaching in the environmental sciences to develop new impactful
programs and degrees. Joint appointments will be made between the
Georgetown Environment Initiative and the Walsh School of
Foreign Service, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the
McDonough School of Business, and the College of Arts and Sciences,
as well as other relevant departments and units.
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