Colgate University, Peace and Conflict Studies Program

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Position ID:Colgate-PCON-VAP [#18202]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Political Science / Comparative Politics, Conflict Resolution, Democratization and Development, Environmental Politics, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Conflict, Gender and Politics, International Development, International Relations, Interstate Conflict, Latin American Politics, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Theory, Race and Ethnic Politics, religion and politics, Security, Peace, and Conflict, Social Movements, theories of IR, transnational politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. Security Policy, Urban Politics, Women and Conflict, Women and Development, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Politics
Geography / Health/Medical Geography, Human Geography, Human Geography/Environmental Studies, Urban-Environment
Anthropology / Cultural Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Migration, Political Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Demography, Urban Anthropology
International Relations / Comparative Politics, Culture and Politics, Human Rights, Humanitarianism, International Development, International Institutions, International Law, International Organization, International Political Economy, International Security, Security Studies
History / 19th Century U.S. History, 20th Century China and Asia-Pacific, 20th Century US, 20th-century African American History, Africa, African American Women’s and Gender History, pre-1900, Asia-Pacific, Atlantic World, British, Canadian History, Chinese History, Chinese Language and Literature, Colonial North American, Commonwealth, Early North America, 1500-1800, East Asian History, Environmental, Europe and the World before 1600, Gender and Sexuality, Historical Geography, History of capitalism, History of War and Violence, Imperial, International, Islam, Jewish History, Latin America, Medieval European, Middle East, Middle East and North Africa, 16-19th centuries, Middle East and North Africa, 19th century to contemporary era, Middle East, 18th or 19th century, Modern Chinese, Modern Europe, Modern European history, Modern South Asia, Native American, Ottoman Empire, Pre-Modern Chinese History, Public History, Race & Ethnicity, Race and ethnicity, Renaissance, Russian/Soviet History, Science and Technology, South, South Asia, South Asia, 19th Century, South Asia, 20th Century, South Asian, Twentieth-Century, Southeast Asian, Southeast Asian, Twentieth-Century, sub-Sahara, U.S. and the World, U.S. Early Republic, U.S. post-1800, United States, 20th Century, US Diplomatic History, US Foreign Policy, World (more...)
Appl Deadline:2021/03/26 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/02/25, finished 2021/06/29, listed until 2021/08/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Colgate University (PCON) seeks a visiting assistant professor for a one-year appointment, beginning fall semester 2021. The successful candidate should have expertise in a field of broad concern to peace and conflict studies, including but not limited to: regional or transnational conflict, gendered conflict, ethnic or religious conflict, racialized policing/violence, conflict over resources, post-conflict societies, cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, information warfare, terrorism, or human rights. Candidates may have research experience, including fieldwork, in any geographical area. We welcome applicants with disciplinary training in sociology, anthropology, political science, international relations, international studies, history, or geography. Doctorate in hand or guarantee of completion by July 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will teach at all levels of the program, beginning with the Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (PCON 111), and other courses consistent with the candidates’ interests and the program’s needs. Please consult the PCON website at for more information. The VAP will also have the opportunity to contribute to program activities, including lectures, workshops, and events that support faculty scholarship. The successful candidate may be asked to contribute courses to the university’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The annual teaching load at Colgate is five courses.

Founded in 1970, the PCON program attracts highly motivated students who are interested in the wider world and the program’s emphasis on theory and practice. The program is inter-disciplinary, drawing on faculty from departments across the university. Colgate University is a highly selective, residential liberal arts university situated in central New York State. Its faculty practice excellence in teaching and scholarship.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

A letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of less than thirty pages should be submitted through

Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their approach to teaching will support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on March 26 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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222 Alumni Hall
Colgate University
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Hamilton NY 13346