University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Peace and Conflict Studies
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The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is seeking to fill one Tenure Track position at the Assistant level to begin August 2015.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach a five course annual load of graduate and undergraduate courses on campus and online, serve as an academic advisor to students, collaborate with colleagues and the Chair in development of curriculum, engage in academic research activities, maintain a professional profile through research and/or professional service, and participate in community service.
Qualifications: The required skills/experience for this position include a Doctoral degree in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies; substantial training and experience in conflict engagement (including, restorative justice and conflict transformation, civic engagement, facilitation, and other processes); and a background in teaching and/or training. The candidate must be able to teach courses in the core curriculum as well as advanced courses such as education, gender, culture, community, peace building, and nonviolence. The qualified candidate will have strong interpersonal skills that can be applied in promoting the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG. The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills, be a systems thinker, and have the ability to work collaboratively.
The University of North Carolina Greensboro, one of the 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, is a high research activity, doctorate-granting university with 18,000 students in the College of Arts and Sciences and six professional schools (Business and Economics; Education; Health and Human Sciences; Music, Theatre and Dance; Nursing; and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nano engineering in collaboration with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University). UNCG is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with High Research Activity and a Community-Engaged Institution. UNCG has one of the most ethnically and racially diverse student populations (37% of students) of any campus in the North Carolina system.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies is one of ten departments and programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/). The diversity of faculty and students in the School is 20% and 30% respectively. The School has a particular interest in identifying members of underrepresented groups to join the UNCG faculty and staff.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies has a strong commitment to curriculum and faculty diversity. For information on the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies please visit the website at: http://pacs.uncg.edu.
The University of North Carolina Greensboro is especially proud of the diversity of its undergraduate and graduate student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position, including women and members of ethnic minority groups. We are an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer with a strong departmental, college, and university commitment to increasing faculty diversity.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin March 31, 2015 and remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should visit UNCG’s JobSearch at http://web.uncg.edu/hrs/Jobsearch/ to begin the application process. Requirements include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample (equivalent to one journal article or book chapter), statement of teaching philosophy (including student evaluations), and names of three professional references with their position/relationship to applicant, address, email address, and telephone number. Thomas Matyók, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Studies, UNCG Department of Peace and Conflict Studies is the Search Chair. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Thomas Matyók