Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor, George Washington University (GWU)

Posting Number: F001664

Rank: Assistant Professor

Discipline: Social Sciences

Contract Type: Visiting, Time-Limited Appointment (provide appt period) – 08/01/2020-05/31/2022

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:

Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search. 


George Washington University seeks to hire up to four (04) postdoc fellows for two-year terms, commencing as early as the fall of 2020. Those chosen will be a part of the Mount Vernon Society of Fellows, located on the Mount Vernon Campus of the university, just north of Georgetown. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

1.      Candidate will participate in a workshop chaired by the Associate Provost for Special Programs and the Mount Vernon Academic Experience, a forum meant to assist in professional advancement and prepare the Fellows for a career in academia.

2.      Postdocs will also teach three seminars in their field over the course of the academic year: two in the fall and one in the spring. It is expected that the seminar will have a broad appeal to students and provide the intellectual anchor for the living and learning community to which it is tied.

Core Research Areas: sustainability, global connections, interfaith communication, civic and community engagement, inclusion and diversity, digital identities, health, as well as artistic expression and design.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1.      Applicants must possess a terminal degree in any academic field by date of appointment and must have possessed that degree for no more than 06 years.

2.      Applicants must be preparing for an academic career.

Applicant Procedure:

Please complete online application and upload a letter of interest and a CV. Review of applications will commence on February 14, 2020, and will continue until positions are filled.

Note: Only complete applications will be considered.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Background Screening

Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

Applicant Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Quick Overview———
Organization George Washington University (GWU)
Level Postdoctoral, Visiting Assistant Professor
Country USA
Subject areas Social Sciences
Salary AS per Uni. norms
Eligibility Master / Phd holder
Deadline Until Filled

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