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Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (EXPIRED)

Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description
Description

The Peace and Conflict Studies Program of Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2022. Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Candidates should demonstrate expertise in peace and conflict studies. Applications from candidates in the humanities are encouraged. We welcome regional expertise in areas besides Europe. The successful candidate for the position will be expected to teach four courses per year in our interdisciplinary undergraduate program, which may include the introductory course and the senior capstone course for majors. We seek a candidate with a compelling classroom presence, strong teaching and research skills, and a knowledge and passion for peace studies that will support student advising and contribute to the development of a dynamic program. The strongest candidates will demonstrate a commitment to creative inclusive teaching and a research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. in peace and conflict studies or in another discipline should be in hand by September 2022, accompanied by intellectual and professional engagement in the field of peace and conflict studies.

Application Instructions

Please apply at apply.interfolio.com/99927   Direct inquiries to the program coordinator, Lee Smithey, at [email protected]

Full consideration will be given to all applications received by January 24, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should send:

  • a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and research agenda
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a writing sample
  • three letters of recommendation.

Effective July 21, 2021, Swarthmore is requiring all new employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated by their start date, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption. For more information about Swarthmore's vaccine requirements, please visit the Swarthmore COVID-19 Response website.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/99927
Deadline for full consideration: January 24, 2022, 11:59am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/99927
Contact name Lee Smithey
Contact email
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Time created December 20, 2021, 2:07pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 15, 2022, 8:30pm EST
Expired on June 15, 2022, 8:46pm EST
Last updated June 16, 2022, 12:46am UTC
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