This job has expired

Term Faculty Position in Strategic or Intelligence Studies

Johns Hopkins University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 11, 2022

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Security Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

With campuses in Washington, DC, Bologna, Italy and Nanjing, China, The Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international affairs and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit .

Position: SAIS is recruiting for a Term Faculty member in Strategic or Intelligence Studies for a three year term with the possibility of extension, pending satisfactory review. The position requires a PhD and at least five years of professional experience in either the national security or intelligence field, inside or outside government. Professional experience will be considered in lieu of a PhD, in which case candidates are expected to have at least fifteen years of experience working in the wider strategic studies or intelligence fields, either in government or private sector, or academia. The Institute is looking for demonstrated success in teaching strategic studies or intelligence at an advanced level (including in government), and the ability to work well in a team.

The position involves teaching between four and six courses per year in the wider fields of strategic studies or intelligence, active participation in research projects, and fundraising. The position also involves some administrative support for the MA in Strategy, Cybersecurity, and Intelligence (MASCI) and SAIS PhD degree program. The appointment is for three years and is renewable subject to satisfactory review.

Applicants are required to submit

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover letter
  3. Two reference contacts
  4. Outline of past research in strategic studies or intelligence, with a writing sample (published or unpublished)
  5. Ideally evidence of successful teaching background (teaching evaluations preferred).

Application materials should be submitted via Interfolio. The appointment will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Questions about the position can be sent to the Office of Faculty Affairs at .

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
Important legal information
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert