Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies
The Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Colgate University (PCON) seeks a visiting assistant professor for a one-year term, with possible renewal for a second year. The successful candidate will have expertise in issues of broad concern to the field of peace and conflict studies, including but not limited to regional or transnational conflict, ethnic or religious conflict, conflict over resources, post-conflict societies, or human rights. Candidates may have expertise, including fieldwork, in any geographical area. We welcome applicants with disciplinary training in sociology, anthropology, political science, international relations, international studies, history, or geography. Completion of the PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
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 candidate’s interests and the program’s needs. Please consult the PCON website at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments/peaceandconflictstudies.html for more information. The person whom we hire 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.
Founded in 1970, the PCON program is among the most dynamic at Colgate, attracting excellent students who are interested in the wider world and the program’s emphasis on theory and practice. Faculty are housed within the program itself and are drawn from departments across the institution. Colgate University is a highly selective, residential liberal arts college in Central New York. Its faculty practice excellence in teaching and scholarship. Colgate, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, is committed to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body to further the university’s academic mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Campus interviews are expected in late March. A letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of less than thirty pages must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3745. Sample syllabi are welcome.