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Current Opportunities:

SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Institutions of Democracy Under Stress 

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (soon-to-be-tenured Assistant Professors with exceptional records of scholarship can also be considered) in any discipline who focus on the institutional and organizational dimensions of democracy under stress, particularly as related to questions of civic engagement and inclusive discourse. We define these terms broadly and seek scholars from a range of disciplines, including but not limited to scholars who study the dynamics of states; state contexts; political, civic, social, and economic organizations and institutions; social movements; and social networks, as well as their role in shaping, interacting with, constraining, making possible, and challenging the realization of democracy in global contexts or the U.S.

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SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Social Cognition/Political Psychology

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (soon-to-be-tenured Assistant Professors with exceptional records of scholarship can also be considered) in any discipline who focus on social cognition or political psychology. We seek scholars from a range of disciplines examining the cognitive and psychological foundations of social and collective behavior, especially as it relates to questions about civic engagement and inclusive discourse across the globe or in the U.S.

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SNF Agora Open Rank Faculty – Challenges of Multi-Ethnic Democracy, Race, Inequality

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seeks faculty (or nominations of faculty) for endowed professorships at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (soon-to-be-tenured Assistant Professors with exceptional records of scholarship can also be considered) in any discipline who focus on the dynamics of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, migration, group identities (including gender and sexuality), community and urban dynamics, and forms of structural inequality in shaping, interacting with, making possible, and challenging the realization of democracy in global contexts and the U.S. We define these terms broadly and seek scholars from a range of disciplines.

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Administrative Specialist

This position is responsible for the administrative and project management functions for both the Director of the SNF Agora Institute and the Executive Director for the SNF Agora Institute.  The Specialist will coordinate the schedules of the Director and the Advisor and related briefing materials, draft and edit a variety of written documents, represent the Director and the Executive Director to a wide range of external and internal constituencies, and exercise discretion and judgment in resolution of mission critical day-to-day assignments and requests. The Specialist will also be in charge of project management for a range of different activities across the Institute. The Specialist will help to create and execute social media strategy for the Institute including coordination with University and KSAS communication teams. This position requires on-site attendance that will include some early mornings and/or late night hours for special events and programming produced by the Institute. Travel to other locations is also required.

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Johns Hopkins is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The university is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the university’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.