Job Opening Description

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Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islam and Inter-civilizational Dialogue

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for a Full/Associate Professor tenured position as Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islam and Inter-civilizational Dialogue.


Research and teaching interests may include Islamic intellectual history, Islam and politics and international relations in the Middle East, South or Southeast Asia; Muslim-Christian Relations; Islamic political and social movements; Islam and gender, human rights and minority issues. The search committee welcomes applications from candidates at the full or associate professor rank. The successful candidate may teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the School of Foreign Service, and be affiliated with The Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU). They will have the potential for appointment as Director of ACMCU.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.) online. You should also include a statement on how you have promoted diversity in research, teaching, and service. The committee may ask for references upon request. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link [add link]. Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications accepted immediately with review beginning on November 15.

Questions about the online application should be directed to Chirin Dirani ([email protected]), ACMCU Assistant Director of Events and Programs. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Carol A. Benedict, Chair of the SFS Faculty Council and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Professor of China Studies at [email protected].