Stanford University
Faculty Appointment in Emerging International Security Issues

Stanford University seeks candidates for a new faculty position focused on emerging issues in international security. This is an open search with respect to disciplinary expertise; the rank is equivalent to the level of associate or full professor. We are interested in building on and complementing our historic strengths in arms control and nuclear non-proliferation.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have expertise in international security and cooperation issues, which may include:
- Biosecurity and infectious disease
- China and the changing global balance of power
- Civil wars and terrorism
- Cybersecurity
- Ethics and international security
- International governance, organizations and cooperation
- Risk analysis
- Science and global security
- Transnational migration

The new faculty member will be appointed as the Steven C. Hazy Senior Fellow, an endowed faculty chair, either in a freestanding position wholly within the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), or as a joint appointment between FSI and an academic department in the social, natural, applied or clinical sciences.

Applicants should possess an exceptional record of research and publication and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should also have substantial interest or proven expertise in making, advising or implementing policy. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the study of emerging issues in international security and cooperation at Stanford University.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications may be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter that summarizes the candidate's research interests, current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography and samples of scholarly publication. Please submit applications by October 31, 2012, to Belinda Byrne, FSI Faculty Affairs, at, or by postal mail to 616 Serra Street, Stanford, CA 94305-6055.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

Posted 7/23/12