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Assistant Professor of Environmental Politics and Policy

The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs and the Department of Political Science invite applications for a tenure track position in the field of Political Science with specialization in Environmental Politics and Policy, beginning in Fall semester 2022. We look to hire a scholar at the Assistant Professor level who will teach and produce scholarship in such areas as climate change, resource scarcity, energy politics, multilateral negotiations, sustainability, and other areas of environmental politics and policy in international relations and/or comparative politics.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will develop new undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental politics and policy and may also teach other courses in international relations, comparative politics, and/or regional studies in their area of expertise. Depending on the research agenda of the person, this hire will be part of the Elliott School’s research ecosystem, such as with the Institute for Science and Technology Policy, the Institute for International Economic Policy, the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, and/or any of the regionally focused research institutes. This faculty member will also support GW’s sustainability minor.


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