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FSI Is Hiring a Professor of Practice in International Studies

Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute seeks candidates for a new Professor of the Practice position with a focus on one of the institute’s core policy research areas of security, governance, and global development. The candidate will be expected to teach at least two courses in the International Policy Studies M.A. program. This position is appropriate for exceptional practitioners in business, government, military affairs, international organizations, and other professions.

Candidates for Professor of the Practice shall have terminal degrees in disciplines related to the school’s programs or equivalent professional experience and shall have achieved exceptional distinction as practitioners. Individuals appointed to this position may not hold academic positions to which they would be returning or positions in business or the professions which would continue full time during the Stanford appointment. An individual may be on leave from a position for the duration of the Stanford appointment. (This title is not appropriate for individuals whose profession is or has been primarily academic.)

This appointment will be for three years with the possibility of renewal.

Applications may be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter that summarizes the candidate’s professional portfolio, a current curriculum vitae, and work samples. Please submit applications by March 1, 2018, 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.

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