As part of a major new hiring initiative, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Department of Anthropology at Brown University invite applications for a faculty position in the field of international security to begin July 2020. We are seeking applicants whose research focuses on various aspects of international security broadly defined, including but not limited to topics such as the causes of intra- and inter-societal conflict, the human costs of war, the composition and culture of military organizations, the social experience and societal implications of war, civil war and post-war reconstruction, terrorism and counterterrorism, cybersecurity and surveillance, resource conflicts and the security implications of climate change, gender and security, and ethnicity/race and security.
Candidates at all ranks are welcome.
A successful senior candidate must have an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, a proven record of successful research funding, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion that is embedded in their undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.
A successful junior candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence his/her field, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion that is embedded in their undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. The new faculty member will hold a joint appointment in the Watson Institute and Department of Anthropology. Junior candidates must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment.
All candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a short writing sample, and 4) a teaching statement.
Senior candidates should include the names of five references whom the search committee can contact at an appropriate time. Senior candidates should submit their list of referees using the "additional documents" field.
Junior candidates should have three letters of reference and their official graduate transcript uploaded to Interfolio at the time of the application. The confidential recommendation letters should be uploaded to Interfolio by the referee.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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