Assistant Professor in China and International Security

Walsh School of Foreign Service
Washington, DC
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 09, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
The Walsh School of Foreign Service seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-line assistant professor in China and International Security. The successful candidate will be appointed within the Security Studies Program (SSP) of the School of Foreign Service (SFS).

Ideal candidates will have an active research agenda on issues related to Chinese security. We encourage candidates from multiple disciplines to apply, including but not limited to political science, international relations, economics, cyber operations, history, and public policy. We also welcome candidates who have complemented their focus on China with explorations of other nations. Ideally, the incumbent will teach courses on topics such as the Chinese military and U.S.-China relations. The ability to work with Chinese language materials is strongly preferred but not required. Candidates must have completed their PhDs by the time of appointment for the fall 2023 semester.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, three reference letters, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.) to Interfolio at The SFS is strongly committed to fostering a climate that encourages diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a brief statement that discusses how they would contribute to inclusiveness in the areas of research, teaching, and service in the SFS and reflects on their teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through Interfolio -- Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022. Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter.

Questions about the online application should be directed to Lauren Bauschard, Director of Faculty Affairs, at Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Katharine Donato, SFS Faculty Council Chair and Donald G. Herzberg Professor of International Migration, at
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