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Kent, OH

The School of Peace and Conflict Studies (SPCS) invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor position beginning in August 2019.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies, or in a closely cognate field coupled with active participation in the Peace and Conflict Studies epistemic community.

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

We seek applicants whose research examines peacemaking broadly considered, with a focus on negotiation and multi-track diplomacy. Diplomacy and negotiations over our shared futures occur at multiple levels and tracks (community, national and international), and among many types of parties (social movements, nongovernmental organizations, governments, international organizations, corporations). The successful candidate’s work should examine the uses of negotiation and multi-track diplomacy between different sorts of parties to manage and transform conflicts constructively to create a more peaceful world. International focus preferred. This is an Open Rank position but we are particularly interested in candidates at the advanced Assistant or Associate Level.

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted to HTTPS://Jobs.kent.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a research plan, a teaching statement, samples of publications, teaching evaluations, representative course syllabi and three letters of reference.

For more information, please contact Dr. Patrick G. Coy, Interim Director, at pcoy@kent.edu.

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.