The Department of International Business (School of Business) at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure track position in International Business beginning academic year 2011-2012.

We are seeking applicants to teach a range of International Business (IB) courses in our undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral programs, as well as conduct high-quality IB research in the areas of international strategy and management.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must complete all degree requirements for a doctorate by August 15, 2011 to be appointed at a rank of Assistant Professor. ABDs will be considered, and if hired, will initially receive a conditional appointment at the rank of Instructor, but the doctorate must be completed by the end of the first academic year 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, international economics or international finance, 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. Successful applicants will have an ability and desire to work effectively with a diverse community, as well as 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 GW IB department is one of the few freestanding IB departments in the US, with 15 full time faculty members. US News and World Report ranked GW's Undergraduate program in International Business in the top 10 in 2010. In their 2010 rankings of full-time MBA programs, the Financial Times ranked George Washington University as one of the top 5 schools in the field of International Business. 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 visit the department website at for additional information.


  • In order to be considered, applicants must submit the following:
  • Cover letter indicating interest in the open faculty position in IB.
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Research samples such as articles or working papers
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • A list of teaching interests.  Please consult GW’s current IB course offerings 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.)
  • Names and contact information of three references. 

Packets should be either emailed to (include “Faculty position” in the subject line) or sent in hard copy to Professor Anu Phene at the following address:

Anu Phene
Associate Professor of International Business
Chair, Recruitment Search Committee
Department of International Business School of Business
The George Washington University
2201 G Street N.W./Funger Hall 401
Washington, DC 20052

Review of applications will begin November 29, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.