The Department of International Business (School of Business) at the George Washington University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in International Business beginning as early as academic year 2019-2020.


We are seeking applicants to conduct high-quality research with a focus on international business/finance issues and who will teach a range of International Business (IB) courses in our undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral programs.


Basic Qualifications

Applicants must complete all degree requirements for a doctorate in a field relevant to International Business, such as economics, management, finance, strategy, sociology, political science or a related field, by date of appointment. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment and ability/potential to conduct high-quality scholarly research publishable in top outlets on topics important to international business, as evidenced by publications in scholarly journals or scholarly works-in-progress or recommendations by respected scholars as research references.  Applicants must also demonstrate teaching excellence as indicated by teaching letters of recommendation or teaching assessments.


Applicants must have an ability and desire to work effectively with a diverse community, as well as have excellent communication skills.  The George Washington University and the IB Department seek to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

The Department and University

The GW IB department is one of the few freestanding IB departments in the US, with 15 full time faculty members. US News & World Report ranked George Washington University’s undergraduate program in International Business at #6 in their 2018 college program rankings and the graduate program in International Business at #21 in their 2017 graduate program rankings. The Financial Times also ranked the school #5 in the world for International Business in 2015. GW also hosts a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), providing extensive resources for international business research, teaching, and outreach on our campus and beyond.

Our location in the heart of the nation’s capital, across the street from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, offers distinctive advantages for both students who wish to gain practical experience and faculty who wish to conduct academic research that has global implications.

Please consult GW’s current IB course offerings at:  to identify specific courses you would like to teach.  We expect the candidate to be able to teach Introduction to International Business along with a range of other courses.

For additional information please visit the department website at


To be considered, applicants must complete the online faculty application

(URL: and upload the following:

-Cover letter indicating interest in the open faculty position in IB.

-Curriculum Vita

-Research samples such as articles or working papers (under the upload heading “Statement of Research Interests”)

-Evidence of teaching effectiveness (under the upload heading “Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants”)

-A list of teaching interests


(Please consult GW’s current IB course offerings at:

to identify specific courses you would like to teach; additionally, we encourage you to briefly describe any courses that you would like to offer beyond the department’s current offerings.)


Review of applications will begin November 13, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  

Kevin Michael Stephenson
Administrative Manager
Department of International Business
Funger Hall 401
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