Professor of the Practice of Peace and Study

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
05 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9888/K0117

Job Description

The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for appointment as Professor of the Practice of Peace & Security. The successful candidate will have had a distinguished career in the field, whether in the military, strategic studies, defense policy, peacekeeping, diplomacy, or conflict resolution. Based on his/her professional background, s/he will teach classes related to topics such as peace and security, military strategy, peacekeeping, national security policymaking, civil-military relations, and conflict resolution, and the impact of new technologies and strategic challenges (e.g., WMD proliferation or cybersecurity). In addition to teaching courses in his/her areas of expertise, the Professor of the Practice 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 will be considered a plus.

Required Skills


Please submit 1) a letter of application describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience, and 2) curriculum vitae. Questions about the position or school may be directed to Associate Dean William Grimes at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning October 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the job is filled. The expected starting date for employment is July 1, 2018. The Pardee School of Global Studies offers B.A. and M.A. degrees and is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular