Professional Opportunities

Virginia Military Institute

The Virginia Military Institute’s Department of International Studies and Political Science (IS) announces a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the subfield of international relations, beginning 1 August 2019.  The position entails the instruction of three course sections per academic semester.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity to teach undergraduate-level courses on American Foreign and/or National Security Policy.  Information on the IS department and curriculum can be found at:

Applicants should complete an application and submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in the position and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts online at:

Separately, applicants should submit three letters of recommendation via e-mail to the VMI International Studies Department Head, Dennis Foster, at

To receive full consideration, all application materials should be submitted by 15 October 2018.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.


American University

The School of International Service (SIS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in New Technology and Security at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or the highest equivalent degree by August 2019.  We seek scholar-teachers whose research focuses on new technologies and emerging security threats, especially the strategic, ethical, legal, and governance concerns related to their past and future evolution.  These include (but are not limited to) artificial intelligence, autonomy, social media, cyber security, robotics, additive manufacturing (or “3-D printing”), unmanned aerial vehicles (“drones”), gene alteration, human enhancement, and other technologies or initiatives associated with what’s known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about working in a multidisciplinary environment that includes social scientists and natural scientists, as well as experts in the humanities. Being knowledgeable about both the technical aspects of these technologies and the human context in which they are used is highly desirable. 

Please apply here:


University of Massachusetts Lowell

UML invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Political Science, with a specialization International Relations and a focus in either human rights or political economy and development. Candidates must also have the capacity to develop and teach quantitative research methods courses for our Global Studies PhD program. Applicants should also be prepared to offer undergraduate Political Science courses and Global Studies PhD courses. The appointment is expected to begin in the fall of 2019. A Ph.D. in Political Science is required. Current ABD candidates are encouraged to apply, although the Ph.D. must be in hand by the appointment date.

Applicants should submit using the following link:

Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, but the position may close when an adequate number of applications are received.


Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia)

The School of Economics invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor, starting in the fall of 2019. Applicants with expertise in any field of economics are invited. The successful candidate must provide evidence of his/her potential for publishing in top academic journals.

The School of Economics is one of the leading departments in Latin America and promotes a vibrant research environment. We offer a competitive 12-month salary, as well as non-salary research benefits including low teaching loads, an individual research budget, graduate research assistants, generous financial incentives for publications, and travel expenses to attend international conferences. For further information, please contact the chair of the hiring committee: Juan Vargas (


Boston University

The Pardee School of Global Studies invites applications for appointment as Professor of the Practice of Peace & Security, non-tenure track. The successful candidate will be a distinguished practitioner who has had a high-level policy career in government (including military), international, or non-governmental organizations working on issues such as military and defense planning, conflict resolution and prevention, peacekeeping, or humanitarian and emergency assistance. Issues of particular interest include security policymaking, military strategy and operations, peacekeeping and conflict resolution, and emerging strategic challenges (e.g., cybersecurity, WMD proliferation, non-traditional security threats). The professor of the practice will teach courses in his/her areas of expertise and will also advise and mentor students pursuing professional careers in the military, security policy, foreign policy, and conflict resolution. Prior teaching experience and a record of publication and research is not required but will be considered a plus. For more information, see

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