ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of HUMANITARIAN STUDIES with a specialisation in the analysis of armed conflict
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The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of
with a specialisation in the analysis of armed conflict
starting on 1st September 2019 or a mutually agreed-upon date.
The Institute is seeking to recruit a person who is presently either at the rank of Assistant Professor with at least three years of experience or already at the rank of Associate Professor (or in a comparable position).
Candidates must be knowledgeable in humanitarian studies, an interdisciplinary field that is concerned with the origin and evolution of humanitarian crises, their impact on affected individuals, institutions and societies, as well as the responses that they trigger at local, national and international levels.
Candidates should have a specialisation on armed conflict, with an emphasis on the humanitarian consequences and responses thereto. They must hold a Ph.D. in a social science discipline (anthropology, economics, political science/international relations, sociology or related fields). They must have a strong analytical background and a demonstrated research track-record as well as a university-level and, if possible, executive education teaching experience. Some field experience in/on ‘humanitarian crises’ is required, as well as the ability for collaborative work with colleagues from other disciplines and with humanitarian policymakers and practitioners.
The selected candidate is expected to teach graduate students in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary programmes, as well as to engage in executive education under the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre between the Graduate Institute and Geneva University. She/he will supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses.
The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.
Application deadline: by 15th August 2018.
For more information about the Institute, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website: http://www.graduateinstitute.ch.
For more information about CERAH: http://www.cerahgeneve.ch/home/
Please note that offers received by post won't be considered.
The Institute reserves the right to fill the post by invitation at any time.
|Primary Category:||Diplomacy and International Relations