The College of Professional Studies (CPS) of The George Washington University invites applications from qualified applicants for this open rank full-time fiscal year faculty position with an administrative appointment as the Director of the Legislative Affairs Program at the Graduate School of Political Management. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure-track, renewable appointment with an initial appointment period of three years, beginning as early as January 1, 2020.
The GSPM master's degree in Legislative Affairs program educates experienced professionals in Congressional operations, how procedures shape policy outcomes, and how entities like constituents, the executive branch, and lobbyists impact the work of Congress. (For more information on the program, see gspm.gwu.edu). Legislative Affairs is one of four degree programs in the Graduate School of Political Management, together with Political Management, Strategic Public Relations and a Spanish-language degree in Political Communication and Strategic Governance.
Applicants must have: 1) an advanced degree such as a PhD, a law degree, or other relevant degree by the date of appointment; 2) research and teaching experience in the field of legislative affairs; 3) experience in politics and policymaking at the national level; and 4) a strong working knowledge of the politics and culture of Capitol Hill.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Complete an online faculty application at upload a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.
Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on September 13, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 69277
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