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Assistant Professor in Social Conflicts and Community Engagement

Posted: 1/10/2017 (Employment)

The Center for Applied Conflict Management at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Conflicts and Community Engagement beginning in August 2017. The successful applicant will have strong credentials in conflict management, including with theories and practices of conflict intervention used to constructively manage social, racial, economic and identity-related community conflicts and violence prevention. Examples include conflicts associated with: police/community relations; restorative justice; civil rights; the environment and climate change; economic inequalities; and social justice. The successful applicant will also demonstrate an ability to conduct and publish research commensurate with the expectations of a research institution and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; salary is competitive and start-up support is available.

Applicants should have a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies or cognate field at the time of hire (August 2017). Review of applications will begin February 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should show promise of a quality research agenda and teaching success, and should submit a CV, a letter of interest, a writing sample, a teaching portfolio, a research plan, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.

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Deadline: 02/20/2017

Location: Kent State University