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September 22nd, 2021

The School of International Service at American University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty, Assistant Professor (FT), appointment in New Technology and Security

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line faculty appointment in New Technology and Security at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.

We seek scholar-teachers whose research focuses on new technologies and emerging security threats, especially the strategic, ethical, legal, and governance concerns related to their past and future evolution. These include (but are not limited to) artificial intelligence, autonomy, social media, cyber security, robotics, additive manufacturing (or “3-D printing”), unmanned aerial vehicles (“drones”), gene alteration, human enhancement, quantum computing, and other technologies or initiatives associated with what’s known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of new technological innovations as they relate to the past, present, and future security of human beings and whose work is theoretically grounded, empirically tested, and policy relevant.

We encourage interested individuals to read more about the position, review its requirements, and apply on the Interfolio application system [https://apply.interfolio.com/94649].