Faculty Openings

Tufts University: The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Full-Time Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position In U.S. Diplomatic History.
Lee E. Dirks Chair in Diplomatic History
Location: Medford, MA

The Fletcher School, established in 1933 as the first exclusively graduate school of international affairs in the United States, seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position in U.S. diplomatic history. We prefer a candidate whose research and teaching interests covers the 20th and 21st century history of American foreign relations, with expertise on Russian foreign relations, as well. This is a position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, beginning in September 2017. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and supervising graduate student research, and will contribute to various faculty service responsibilities at The Fletcher School, as well as in its intellectual community. In addition to a developed research program, the ideal candidate will have policy experience, as well as a background in teaching at interdisciplinary programs. The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The School undertakes research and prepares masters and doctoral students to use the latest political, business, economic, and legal thinking, among others, to generate pragmatic policies or make executive decisions that will successfully shape global events.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. 



Tufts University
Cyber Security and Policy Bridge Professor 

Tufts University seeks to fill a newly-created Bridge Professorship in Cyber Security and Policy starting in September 2017. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. This interdisciplinary position is designed to bridge the technical and policy expertise necessary to advance the state of knowledge in Cyber Security and Policy. We are looking for a scholar with a distinguished track record in research, teaching, and outreach in topics related to Cyber Security and Policy. Broadly construed, this topic area includes: privacy; encryption; the role of power and conflict in cyberspace; public policy, international and domestic laws pertaining to cyber security; ethical and societal implications of cyber security; critical infrastructure protection and resiliency; automatic detection of vulnerabilities; measuring and modeling cyber security; reverse engineering and exploitation; and tools and techniques for understanding cyber security and policy. 

Candidates are expected to have a history of making technical and policy contributions. The successful candidate will be expected to do research, teach, and provide leadership in cyber security and policy at Tufts University. Leadership at the university is expected to include creating new graduate programs. Teaching and service obligations will be shared between the host departments most fitting to the successful candidate. 

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing current and planned research, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, the names and affiliations of three to five potential references, and an e-mail address and phone number at which the candidate may be reached. All application materials should be submitted online through https://apply.interfolio.com/36391. Letters of recommendation will be solicited only with the candidate's explicit approval. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The purposes of the Bridge Professorship are to strengthen expertise at Tufts in Cyber Security and Policy, and to facilitate collaboration and funding opportunities with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the federal government, industry, and foundations. Inquiries about the position should be emailed to Katrina.Noyes@tufts.edu. 

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Tufts University: The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Associate/Assistant Professor In Public International Law

Location: Medford, MA

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, established in 1933 as the first exclusively graduate school of international affairs in the United States, seeks to fill a faculty position in public international law. The candidate should have particular expertise and interest in international humanitarian law and international criminal law; teaching experience in at least one of these fields is desirable. In addition, the ability to teach courses in human rights, rule of law, comparative constitutional law, or related areas would be an added benefit. Specific research interests may include aspects of any of the above or related topics. Policy as well as scholarly experience is a plus; the ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of professional experience in government, inter-governmental organizations or non-governmental organizations, and/or academia. A J.D. or equivalent law degree is required. A Ph.D. degree would be an added benefit.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and supervising graduate student research, and will contribute to various faculty service responsibilities at The Fletcher School as well as in its intellectual community. The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The School undertakes research and prepares masters and doctoral students to use the latest political, business, economic, and legal thinking, among others, to generate pragmatic policies or make executive decisions that will successfully shape global events.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, any supporting materials, and 3 letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted online through: apply.interfolio.com/37163

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.