Saybrook Assistant Professorship Open in Peace and Conflict Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Assistant Professor (Peace and Conflict Studies)

The Faculty of Graduate Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor position in the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program, with a starting date of July 1, 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Program is particularly interested in a candidate whose scholarship has clear relevance to practice and who has theory-guided practice experience in the PACS field. The candidate¹s research, practice, and teaching interests should include a focus on the theme of gender and conflict or indigenous peacemaking. The candidate will participate fully in the Arthur V. Mauro Centre¹s mission of analyzing and helping to resolve serious social conflicts.

The candidate will manage outreach activities, seminars, lectures, conferences and public events, and will work to establish contacts and build cooperation with community agencies.

The successful candidate should: 1) be well versed in the PACS field; 2) be proficient in the theory and practice of PACS; 3) be prepared to teach graduate courses in peace building and social justice, international human rights and human security, gender and conflict, restorative justice or indigenous peacemaking among others; 4) have the ability to attract, supervise, and mentor graduate students; 5) have a strong externally-funded research and practice program or the demonstrated ability to develop same; 6) take a leadership role in developing academic and outreach programs of the Mauro Centre to advance the interdisciplinary PACS field; 7) possess excellent communication and leadership skills, and 8) be committed to working in a team environment.

A demonstrated record of effective teaching in PACS as well as experience in teaching and advising graduate students at the Master’s, and Ph.D. levels in PACS is desirable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in PACS, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Peace Studies, or in a related discipline. The PACS M.A. program is one of a number of interdisciplinary programs administered directly by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The Arthur Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice is housed in St. Paul¹s College. The PACS Ph.D. program currently has two core faculty and over forty-eight academic staff affiliates. The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitaes may be circulated to participating members of the search process. Applicants should forward a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier and a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and sample publication(s) (or writing sample), and names and addresses (fax/email included) of three referees to Dr. J. Doering, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2. Applications should be received by 14 May 2010, but will continue to be accepted after this date until the position is filled Peace, Marc

Marc Pilisuk, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, The University of California
Professor, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center

494 Cragmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94708
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