The School of Education in the College of Arts and Science at American University invites applications for one (1) term, non-tenure track, faculty appointment for academic year 2017-18 in the field of comparative and international education. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month position and will commence on August 28, 2017, with potential for subsequent annual reappointments.
Applicants should hold a PhD or other terminal degree in comparative and international education or in any of the social science and humanities disciplines (sociology, economics, political science, history, anthropology, etc.) and should have a scholarly focus and/or professional experience on education in settings outside the US or on global dynamics in US education. Highly qualified applicants with all but dissertation in a field related to education will be considered. The position will require the incumbent to teach six courses per year which might include a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful candidates will also be responsible for providing advising and/or mentoring to undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education. All faculty, including term faculty, are expected to participate in school, college, and University activities and service.
Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: https://apply.interfolio.com/42375. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Jacqueline Garcia, 202-885-3728 or email@example.com if you have any questions. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible.
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