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In making faculty appointments, the Kennedy School uses the following five criteria: quality of mind; teaching ability; research output; achievement in applied public policy and management; and potential institutional contribution. Candidates should have strong teaching and research records and be intellectual leaders in their field.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Our current searches are listed below. We are soliciting nominations from faculty, staff, students, and alumnae/i. Nominations should be submitted in writing to the chair of the appropriate search committee. For Junior Searches, you may apply directly through ARIeS(Academic Recruiting Information eSystems).
The Harvard Kennedy School invites applications for a Professorship in International Security, focusing on the role of military force or diplomacy in global affairs. Areas of focus may include (but need not be confined to) great power competition, civil wars, counterinsurgency, terrorism, negotiations, foreign assistance, arms control, military strategy, the management of defense and intelligence organizations, and peacekeeping. Ideal candidates have produced influential scholarship advancing clear and compelling analytical perspectives on contemporary challenges in international security, and they have demonstrated a commitment to engaging with policymakers and applying those perspectives to the practice of foreign policy.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to Professor Stephen Walt, Search Committee Chair, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Mailbox 53, Cambridge, MA 02138. We will consider applications until the position is filled.
Digital Technology Policy
The Harvard Kennedy School seeks to fill a senior, tenured position in the field of digital technology policy. We are looking for a scholar with a distinguished track record in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who combine technical expertise on digital technology innovation with experience in public service, policy, or politics. Topics of specialization may include (but are not limited to) cybersecurity, digital technology regulation, governance and privacy, technology for service delivery, and digital technology in voting, politics and social movements.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV online at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7248 We will consider applications until the position is filled.