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SAIS sseks full-time tenure/tenure track professor w/ a focus on Russia

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    Alexis McMaster

    Open Rank Position, Tenured or Tenure Track With a focus on Russia

    Founded in 1943 and a Johns Hopkins division since 1950, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit To learn more about the European and Eurasian Studies program, visit

    SAIS is seeking to full a full-time position, open rank, tenured or tenure track, with a focus on Russia. Candidates who combine their work on Russia with an interest in international security, international law, conflict management, international development, international relations, diplomatic history, or the foreign policy of the United States are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates able to teach an introductory course in diplomatic history, comparative politics or IR theory would have an advantage. The position is located in Washington, D.C. The goal is to fill the position during the fall 2017 semester, with the appointment starting effectively on July 1, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be held at the 2017 APSA meeting in San Francisco.

    A Ph.D. awarded by June 2018 will be a condition for employment. The ideal applicant will have strong academic credentials and a commitment to improve public policy. A record of excellence in teaching would be a distinct advantage.

    Electronic submissions are preferred. A letter of application, curriculum vitae that includes contact information (email, telephone, and/or skype) as well as the names and contact details for three people who can provide letters of reference should be submitted to:
    Or send via USPS to
    SAIS European and Eurasian Studies Search Committee on Russia
    School of Advanced International Studies
    The Johns Hopkins University
    1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20036 USA

    Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2017 and will be accepted until a final decision is made. Inquiries may be made to Professor Erik Jones (

    Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

    You can find an official posting of this advertisement here:

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