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Faculty Employment Opportunities

GW is an exciting, intellectual, and renowned cultural center in the heart of the nation's capital.  GW presides at the intersection of the national discourse on policy, law, culture, science and technology- informing and being influenced by what happens just steps from our campus.   If you are looking to become part of a faculty of accomplished leaders and involved citizens, GW is the university for you.

At GW we are looking for faculty who actively advance knowledge and teaching, influence public policy, obtain external funding for research, develop community partnerships, and inspire talented undergraduate and graduate students.  GW students depend on faculty who are fully involved in their scholarly work and committed to being scholars of teaching as well as scholarly teachers.  GW is fortunate to have a large number of outstanding faculty members who are nationally and internationally recognized for leadership and scholarship within their disciplines.   If you are eager to be part of such a faculty, we invite you to explore employment opportunities at GW.

Please visit the GW applicant portal to view all Faculty Opportunities.

Read our Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


  • University Offices & Staff

    The George Washington University is the largest institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. More than 6,000 faculty members, administrators and support personnel keep the University’s wheels turning.

    An essential part of the GW community, they handle student admissions and financial aid, ensure the best possible housing and dining experiences, manage GW’s facilities and resources, are responsible for the health and safety of the University community and strive to create an environment that supports top-quality education.

  • Rankings

    The George Washington University, its schools and its undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally ranked by premier organizations such as Princeton Review and Financial Times.

    According to the 2012 Princeton Review: The Best 373 Colleges, GW is third in the nation for “Most Politically Active Students.” In the heart of the nation’s capital, just blocks from the White House, GW bears another distinction: it’s located in the city ranked third among “Great College Towns.” Its residence halls, meanwhile, hold the No. 13 spot among “Dorms Like Palaces.”


  • Arts & Culture

    GW sits in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities. The university is proud of the visual and performing arts that are prominent in our academic programs and in campus life.