CR-001 – Associate or Full Professor – Conflict Resolution Program –
Tenured or Tenure Track
Portland State University's Conflict Resolution Graduate Program is seeking to expand its faculty with a new hire who will bring wide ranging transnational experience. Optimal candidates will be able to effectively bridge the scholar/practitioner worlds and will have experience in the field, as well as in the classroom. We are looking for candidates who are senior conflict resolution scholars with a focus on peace studies: Area of specialization in peace building process at the international level and through international organizations: strong competence in human rights.
• Doctoral degree in conflict resolution or related academic field.
• Record of research and scholarly publication.
• Teaching experience is preferred at the graduate level, though we value undergraduate teaching experience as well.
• Experience in transnational organizations (NGO's, think tanks, policy institutes, UN affiliated arenas), international development or peacebuilding activities.
• Multiple language fluencies are desirable, though not required.
• Teach six classes per academic year—two per quarter (fall, winter, spring).
• Advise graduate students and serve on thesis and professional project committees.
• Supervise graduate student practica.
• Conduct and publish scholarly research.
• Contribute to development of the program, university, and profession.
• Provide teaching and advising support for our planned undergraduate degree programs.
The Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution at Portland State University has a tenured or tenure track opening beginning September 2012. The program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences, and provides scholarly and professional preparation for students to work in the fields of peacebuilding and conflict resolution. The program's general divisions are: conflict resolution theories, methods, and practices; international and intercultural conflict resolution; and peace and social justice.
Our campus is located in downtown Portland, Oregon's most diverse community. We are a doctoral granting public institution enrolling more than 25,000 students with about 23 percent ethnic minorities. Portland State University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. This commitment is reflected in the Conflict Resolution Graduate Program, which affirms the value of multiculturalism and diverse perspectives.
Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and, in keeping with its President's diversity initiative, welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. We particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply.
The following materials should be sent to: Search Committee, Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland OR 97201-0751, 503-725-9175 (office), 503-725-9174 (fax).
• Letter of application, which includes experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and teaching/research interests and strengths.
• Current curriculum vitae, with email, address, and phone contact information.
• Sample of recent scholarly writing.
• Three letters of reference.
Review of applications begins immediately. Deadline for applications is (to be determined by the dean's office) Salary, rank and tenure status depending on qualifications and experience