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Executive Director of the Center for Grand Strategy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications for the position of Professor of the Practice and Executive Director for its new Center for Grand Strategy.
The Center will serve as an intellectual hub for the critical re-examination of current US grand strategy. It will foster and disseminate innovative grand strategic options that are grounded in scholarship. The successful candidate will assume an eleven-month academic administrative appointment and will meet qualifications as a non-tenure track Professor of the Practice of
International Affairs teaching two courses per academic year.
Along with managing the day -to-day affairs of the Center, the Executive Director will take a leading role in establishing the Center, implementing its mission, and raising its national and international profile in consultation with the Academic Director and the advisory committee of the Center.
The applicant must have a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of equivalent combination of education, training or experience. In addition, the applicant has to show an extraordinary record of accomplishment and should have broad experience in and knowledge of international affairs, especially instruments of national power and how they interact in the context of grand strategy. Teaching experience and advanced degrees in an appropriate academic field a re encouraged but not required.
The Executive Director will report to the Dean of the Bush School and will have a five -year renewable appointment.
The start date for this position is negotiable but will be no later than August 1, 2019.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and complete contact information for three references.