Job Opening: Southeast/East Asian History, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar

Institution Type: Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Location:   Qatar
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor; Southeast or East Asian History or African History (Open Ranks)

Georgetown University invites applications for the position of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in South or East Asian or African History at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q).  Candidates whose research interests are broadly transnational are especially sought. The normal teaching load is 2-2, and will include introduction to global history and/or a regional survey course.  ABDs are welcome to apply, with the Ph.D. completed by August 2013.

Applicants should have substantial research accomplishments or evidence of an ambitious research agenda and exceptional promise. All applicants must have outstanding teaching credentials given the small size of our classes and the diversity of our students. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are excellent, and we provide generous research and conference travel support.  For more information about SFS-Q, please see

Please apply online at and upload a letter of interest (including a description of research and teaching strengths and interests as part of the application letter), a curriculum vitae, and at least three reference letters for assistant professorial rank with the names of at least three references at the more senior ranks.  Candidates selected for interviews at the assistant professorial level will also be required to provide an official graduate transcript and a chapter-length writing sample.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Contact: Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Kai Barth, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at


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