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Faculty, International Economics Online Program

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a term faculty appointment for AY 21-22 for a scholar or practitioner with specialization in international economics to join our online MA degree programs. SIS has two online-only MA programs, an MA in international relations program and a joint degree in international relations and business with the AU’s Kogod School of Business.

The position is intended for a person who would teach introduction to economics and international economics MA-level courses. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a full-time, non-tenure, 12-month term position and will commence on January 1, 2022. Salary is competitive.

Applicants should share a commitment to the University’s diversity and inclusion plan.

Applicants should hold a PhD or the highest equivalent degree in economics, or international political economy by the start date. Highly qualified and experienced practitioners with equivalent (MA/MS and ten years of relevant professional experience) will also be considered. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021.

-Applications must be submitted electronically via Interfolio application system [http://apply.interfolio.com/96062].
-Attach a cover letter that addresses affinities with relevant teaching areas (international economics, development economics, methods).
-Curriculum vitae
-Attach a statement describing past examples of your contributions to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and/or in other professional settings.
-Attach teaching evaluations, if applicable and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness
-Attach a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy
-You will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of three references and to request that the Interfolio system contact them for a confidential letter of recommendation.

Queries about the search may be sent to Professor Tamar Gutner ([email protected]). Queries about the online application system may be sent to [email protected]

American University is a private institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. American University’s School of International Service (SIS) is a top-ten school of international affairs with 3,000 students, 120+ full-time faculty and more than 20,000 alumni worldwide. SIS faculty produce transformational research and our prime location provides opportunities for collaboration with professionals in government, the private sector, and think tanks and other non-profits. Learn more about SIS at
www.american.edu/sis.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively Protected Bases) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

 

-Applications must be submitted electronically via Interfolio application system [http://apply.interfolio.com/96062].
-Attach a cover letter that addresses affinities with relevant teaching areas (international economics, development economics, methods).
-Curriculum vitae
-Attach a statement describing past examples of your contributions to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and/or in other professional settings.
-Attach teaching evaluations, if applicable and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness
-Attach a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy
-You will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of three references and to request that the Interfolio system contact them for a confidential letter of recommendation.