Lecturer in Arts
Johns Hopkins University
United States

Lecturer in Arts

Requisition #: A-127541-2

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Location City: Washington

Location State: DC

Location Zip Code: 20036

Closing Date: 07/31/2023 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

General Description

With campuses in Washington, DC, Bologna, Italy and Nanjing, China, The Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 75 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 affairs and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit www.sais-jhu.edu.  


The Position

SAIS is recruiting for a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) Program. The faculty member provides instruction as well as leadership, oversight, and day-to-day administration for the MAGP, a 16-month program for experienced professionals with several residencies and weekend instruction. This individual teaches in the MAGP and other degree programs at the SAIS DC campus.

This position is non-tenured. Candidates with specializations in the areas of international relations, comparative politics, and/or conflict management will be of particular interest. The goal is to fill the position by August 31, 2023.

Duties of the position will include:

  • Teaching four courses (16 credit hours) per academic year in the area of international relations or comparative politics
  • Advising and assisting students in academic and professional matters
  • Holding office hours for at least two hours per week per course when teaching
  • Administering all course examinations
  • Serving on schoolwide committees
  • Taking an active part in the  co-curricular and community aspects of SAIS
  • Providing intellectual leadership to the MAGP
  • Developing the MAGP curriculum to include residency development and implementation
  • Maintaining an active research agenda
  • Actively recruiting new students
  • Relations cultivation of students, alumni, and customers
  • Managing the MAGP team

The ideal applicant will be a person with excellent teaching skills and academic credentials including distinction in research and experience in the field.  We are especially interested in an applicant with research recognition in sub-fields of international relations, political economy, conflict management, or comparative politics. Program leadership experience is highly desirable. A PhD in international relations, international political economy, political science, international law, conflict management, or conflict resolution is required.

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to submit

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover letter
  3. Two reference contacts
  4.  A writing sample
  5.  Teaching evaluations 
  6.  A statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion

To Apply: 

Submit application materials via Interfolio.  Questions about the position can be sent to saisfacultyaffairs@jhu.edu.  Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2023 and reviewed beginning August 1, 2023.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/127541

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

  • During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
  • The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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