Peace and Conflict Studies, DePauw University

Position ID:DePauw University-Peace and Conflict Studies-TERM [#10584]
Position Title: Peace and Conflict Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Greencastle, Indiana 46135, United States [map]
Subject Area: Peace and Conflict Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/02/01 (posted 2017/12/05)
Position Description:    

The Peace and Conflict Studies Program (PACS) at DePauw University invites applications for an open rank one-year term faculty position, renewable for up to three years, beginning fall 2018. The program supports a vibrant, committed, and diverse community of students, an active speaker series, and a Restorative Justice program on campus.

We are particularly interested in scholar-practitioners who have an international focus and a balance of academic and practical experience in Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, or Conflict Transformation. The PACS program focuses on both conflict analysis and transformation, and how cultural, structural, and direct violence shape conflict.

Teaching responsibilities include courses at all levels of the curriculum, including the 100-level introductory course and the 200-level Advanced PACS course, Senior Seminar or capstone course, and electives in the candidate’s area of specialty. Candidates should be dedicated to strong undergraduate teaching, have a commitment to the liberal arts, and possess the desire and ability to engage undergraduate students in research and professional activities. PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies, Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, or related fields preferred. ABD considered. Prior teaching, post-doctoral, or other related experience, academic and practice-based, is desired.

Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/47250: a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information for three references, graduate school transcripts, and a statement of scholarly interests. Application materials should demonstrate that the candidate has a commitment to inclusive pedagogies and fostering engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, both within the classroom and in the University more broadly. Questions about the search may be directed to rachelgoldberg@depauw.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including funding for professional and curriculum development.

DePauw is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a faculty reflective of different life experiences. We encourage women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.


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DePauw University
PO Box 37
Greencastle IN 46135
Web Page: https://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/peace-and-conflict-studies

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