The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) (https://kissinger.sais.jhu.edu) in Washington DC seeks a scholar of the highest caliber for an endowed professorship: the Schmidt Chair, based in SAIS Europe in Bologna, Italy. The holder of the chair will also work to strengthen ties between SAIS Europe and SAIS DC.
SAIS is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, DC. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies; the goal of study at SAIS is to prepare students to address the multifaceted policy challenges in the world today.
SAIS Europe has been educating global leaders in the area of international affairs since 1955. Today, SAIS Europe teaches approximately 200 full-time students hailing from 40 countries and pursuing one of a number of degrees: Master of Arts, Master of Arts in International Affairs, Master of International Public Policy, Master of Arts in Global Risk, and/or Ph.D. The faculty is a diverse, international group of over 60 resident and adjunct professors and instructors. To learn more, please visit sais.jhu.edu.
About the Center
Part of the world's leading school for the study of international affairs, the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs (HKC) is home to extraordinary scholars and seasoned practitioners in foreign policy and international security. Our mission is to generate and apply rigorous historical thinking to the most vexing global challenges. We do so in our teaching, by creating innovative new curricula, and in our research and writing. The Kissinger Center also acts as a bridge between the world of ideas and the world of action, bringing together leading thinkers and policymakers.
About the Opening
A generous gift has created the Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professorship, located primarily at SAIS's campus in Bologna, Italy.
For this chair, SAIS is searching for candidates who produce world class scholarship, engage in cross-disciplinary research, contribute to policy advising, and teach topics connected to the Center's mission of historically informed statecraft and strategy. We are especially interested in PhDs in history and political science, though applications from other disciplines are welcome. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.
In the first instance, HKC is searching for a senior scholar for a tenured appointment to this chair. In exceptional cases, however, appointments at other levels or as a professor of the practice may be considered as well.
All applications should be submitted via Interfolio and include:
- A letter of application;
- A curriculum vitae;
- Names and contact information of three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: A-75534-2
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.