Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution

San Diego
Sep 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution beginning in September 2018. The preferred candidate will have a strong record of teaching and scholarship that can contribute to the Kroc School's expanding graduate programs in Peace and Justice, Social Innovation, and Conflict Management and Resolution, including in the areas of religion and environment. Field-based experience in conflict resolution/transformation, conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the U.S. or abroad is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment.

We welcome applications from faculty coming from peace and conflict studies, religious studies, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, political science, international relations or related fields whose teaching and research agendas intersect substantively with conflict resolution.

The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will contribute to building the School's interdisciplinary academic programs. To be successful in our environment, you must be able to teach courses by integrating out-of-the-classroom experiential learning and community engagement. Candidates must demonstrate strong teaching experience as well as a commitment to program development and institution building.

To apply, please go to and look for job #IRC25319. For full consideration, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages each), a summary of teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter. Three confidential letters of references must be submitted separately to: Correspondence regarding this position should be directed to Lee Ann Otto at: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic Institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. USD is an Equal Opportunity employer, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.