Sabancı U: Conflict Analysis & Resolution (Turkey)

“JobFaculty position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey. Deadline: Open until filled (position begins fall 2020).

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Sabancı University invites applications for open-rank, full-time or visiting positions from outstanding scholars specialized in

  • conflict resolution/transformation (particularly in one or more of the following areas: peace psychology; scientific study of peace and conflict; dynamics of cooperation; approaches to peacemaking (negotiation, mediation, facilitation); theories of applied conflict resolution; processes and mechanisms for solving and transforming conflicts).

  • conflict resolution/transformation practices (particularly applicants whose research and teaching focus on conflict resolution skills, such as listening, reframing, negotiation and mediation).

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-impact research, undertake grant applications, supervise graduate students, engage in citizenship activities, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Applicants will be evaluated based on both past performance and future potential in these areas.

Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in Istanbul. The University is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The medium of instruction is English with a teaching load of two courses per semester. The University admits top-ranking students for its undergraduate programs through a centralized university entrance examination. Faculty members are provided with highly competitive salary and benefits including an annual personal research fund, health insurance, and housing on campus (or housing allowance).

Carter Center: Senior Associate Directors (USA)

“JobTwo positions currently available, The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA. Deadline: Positions remain posted until they are filled, so check links to see if they are still listed before applying.

Senior Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as a deputy to the Conflict Resolution Program Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of Conflict Resolution program activities.  The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and departmental personnel and external stakeholders.  The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission. The Senior Associate Director primarily manages activities for MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, including track-2 and 1.5 activities, data collection and analysis, conferences, field missions, networking and negotiation/facilitation and other activities. S/He will manage and provide leadership to Atlanta staff and field-based staff and provide direction on short-term missions to countries of potential programmatic interest.  S/He will supervise staff, interns, and volunteers.

Senior Associate Director, Global Access to Information Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as the deputy to the Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of the Global Access to Information Program’s country programming portfolio. The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and department personnel and external stakeholders. The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission.

The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Central College Job Ad: Conflict Resolution, Negotiation or Peace Studies (Iowa)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Communication Studies specializing in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and/or Peace Studies at Central College, Pella, Iowa. Deadline: October 15, 2017. Full-time, tenure-line appointment beginning August 2018.

Candidates should have a PhD (ABD may apply) in Communication Studies or relevant field and some evidence of scholarly productivity.

Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment. Responsibilities for this position include teaching introduction to communication theory and a presentation course in addition to developing and teaching upper level courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and/or peace studies. Applicants should be able to teach in these areas of communication as they apply to at least two of the following: interpersonal, intergroup, intercultural, organizational, community, national, and/or international contexts. Specific foci may include, but are not limited to, negotiation, mediation, peace communication, conflict/dispute resolution, and/or multicultural or international dialogue. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and be able to teach the College’s first-year or senior-year interdisciplinary seminar. In addition to teaching, all faculty at Central College are expected to participate in the life of the college and to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development.

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Central College Job Ad: Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Peace Communication

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and/or Peace Communication)
Central College (Iowa)

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, tenure-line appointment beginning August 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates should have a PhD (ABD may apply) in Communication Studies or relevant field and some evidence of scholarly productivity.

POSITION:  Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment.  Responsibilities for this position include teaching introduction to communication theory and a presentation course in addition to developing and teaching upper level courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and/or peace studies.  Applicants should be able to teach in these areas of communication as they apply to at least two of the following: interpersonal, intergroup, intercultural, organizational, community, national, and/or international contexts.  Specific foci may include, but are not limited to, negotiation, mediation, peace communication, conflict/dispute resolution, and/or multicultural or international dialogue.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and be able to teach the College’s first-year or senior-year interdisciplinary seminar. In addition to teaching, all faculty at Central College are expected to participate in the life of the college and to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development.

The Communication Studies Department provides students with a broad-based exposure to the process of creating messages, meaning and relationships in a broad array of contexts. In an effort to cultivate critical thinking, clear writing, articulate speaking and proficiency with technology, our students study communication within a variety of contexts, particularly those related to media citizenship, civic responsibility, professional engagement, and personal relationships. Through a combination of theoretical grounding and applied experience, we prepare our majors for a range of careers, enable them to participate productively in a democratic culture, and instill in them a desire for life-long learning.  This position represents a new area of emphasis for the department and one which affirms Central’s commitment to this interdisciplinary focus area.  The faculty in the department and across the Central campus interact in an academically stimulating and congenial environment with a focus on student success.   100% of communication studies majors complete at least one internship and 66% participate in one of Central’s off-campus domestic or international semester programs.

Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just two minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa’s largest lake.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To apply for this position please visit www.central.edu/jobseekers/.  Review of applications will commence January 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background investigation.  Please submit the following materials online:
1.a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position.  Please discuss your interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal arts college
2.a curriculum vita
3.copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4.a one-page statement of teaching philosophy
Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate’s qualifications and official transcripts can be sent electronically to centraldean@central.edu or mailed to:  Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.
Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace.  Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.

Central College (Iowa) Job Ad: Conflict Resolution

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and/or Peace Communication) at Central College

Full-time, tenure-line appointment beginning August 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a PhD (ABD may apply) in Communication Studies or relevant field and some evidence of scholarly productivity.

POSITION: Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment. Responsibilities for this position include teaching introduction to communication theory and a presentation course in addition to developing and teaching upper level courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and/or peace communication. Applicants should have research and teaching interests in these areas of communication as they apply to interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, community, national, or international contexts. Specific foci may include, but are not limited to, negotiation, mediation, peace communication, conflict/dispute resolution, and/or multicultural or international dialogue. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and be able to teach the College’s first-year or senior-year interdisciplinary seminar. In addition to teaching, all
faculty at Central College are expected to participate in the life of the college and to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development.

The Communication Studies Department provides students with a broad-based exposure to the process of creating messages, meaning and relationships in a broad array of contexts. In an effort to cultivate critical thinking, clear writing, articulate speaking and proficiency
with technology, our students study communication within a variety of contexts, particularly those related to media citizenship, civic responsibility, professional engagement, and personal relationships. Through a combination of theoretical grounding and applied experience, we prepare our majors for a range of careers, enable them to participate
productively in a democratic culture, and instill in them a desire for life-long learning. This position represents a new area of emphasis for the department and one which affirms Central’s commitment to this interdisciplinary focus area. The faculty in the department and across the Central campus interact in an academically stimulating and congenial environment with a focus on student success. 100% of communication studies majors complete at least one internship and 66% participate in one of Central’s off-campus domestic or international semester programs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To apply for this position please visit www.central.edu/jobseekers/. Review of applications will commence September 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background investigation. Please submit the following materials online:

1. a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position. Please discuss your interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal arts college
2. a curriculum vita
3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4. a one-page statement of teaching philosophy

Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate’s qualifications and official transcripts can be sent electronically to centraldean@central.edu or mailed to: Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.

IPD Academy in Peacebuilding, Mediation, Intercultural Dialogue (2015)

Institute for Peace and Dialogue (IPD)
Academic Programs 2015

A) 2 International Summer Academy programs in Peacebuilding, Mediation, Conflict Resolution & Intercultural Dialogue

– I Summer Academy: 7-17 August, 2015

– II Summer Academy: 17-27 August, 2015

Place: Baar, Switzerland

B) 3 Month Certificated Academic School in Mediation & Conflict Resolution (CAS in MCR)

Date: 17 August – 17 November 2015

Place: Switzerland

CFP Conflict Conference (Texas)

The Conflict Conference 2015 CFP

The Conflict Conference (TCC) will hold its 2nd annual conference at the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) on April 10-11, 2015. TCC is a multidisciplinary annual conference promoting the study of conflict and conflict resolution. We invite Papers, Panel Proposals, and Posters on any relevant topic such as apologies, advocacy, dispute resolution, peace, negotiation, reconciliation, mediation, restorative justice, conflict management, and ethics.

The DEADLINE for submissions is December 10th 2014. Notices of acceptance will be sent no later than January 31st 2015. PAPER PROPOSALS must include the author’s name and institutional affiliation, the title of the paper, and an abstract of no more than 150 words for the program. In addition, proposals must include a 600 word extended abstract without personal information. PANEL PROPOSALS must include a maximum 150 word abstract for the program, names, titles, and abstracts for each participant.  POSTERS must include the author’s name and institutional affiliation, the title of the paper, and an abstract of no more than 150 words. Note that abstracts should be based on research that is clearly in progress (if not yet completed), with a well-formulated research question, and with a good description of the types of data used (if the work is empirical) and of the approach. For posters, a clear description of a research design may be acceptable, as this can lead to useful discussions in the early stages of a project. Documents must be attached to an email as a Word document. TCC welcomes submissions from students. Please indicate student status in all paper proposals. Please send all proposals to TCC via email.

Conference events will be held on Friday, April 10th and Saturday, April 11th 2015 on the UT-Austin campus. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Linda Putnam from UC Santa Barbara as our keynote speaker. A conference registration fee of USD $40.00 is required.

TCC is sponsored by The UT Project for Conflict Resolution. http://www.utpcr.org/The_Conflict_Conference.php

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Missouri State job ad

The Department of Communication at Missouri State University, in Springfield, Missouri, seeks applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure eligible, beginning August 2013.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D.in Communication; ABD considered with completion of degree by December 31, 2013; evidence of potential for significant scholarship and teaching effectiveness; ability to participate in graduate teaching, advising, and online/blended instruction. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching expertise with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate communication courses in one or more of the following areas: health communication, conflict-dispute resolution, quantitative research methods.

Duties: Teaching, scholarship, and service (including student advisement) to the university in relation to one’s field of expertise.

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people. Missouri State University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Consideration of applications begins April 22, 2013 and continues until position is filled.
Employment will require a criminal background check at the University’s Expense. Please apply online.

Upload a letter of application, vitae, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and supporting materials (e.g., samples of scholarship, evidence of teaching excellence). Direct all inquiries to Dr. Shawn Wahl, Department Head, Department of Communication, Missouri State University. Email: shawnwahl AT missouristate.edu.The Department of Communication at Missouri State University is one of seven departments in the College of Arts and Letters, and one of two departments in the School of Communication Studies.  It includes 19 full-time faculty members and offers majors and options in communication studies, organizational, interpersonal, intercultural, health, rhetoric, public relations,  socio-political communication, and speech and theatre education, an undergraduate and graduate certificate in conflict and dispute resolution, a master’s program in communication, and an Applied Communication in Master of Science in Administrative Studies.  The department serves approximately 350 undergraduates and 100 graduate students in the various programs.  The nationally recognized Holt V. Spicer Debate Forum and the Center for Dispute Resolution operate under the auspices of the department.

 

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Rhode Island College job ad

The Department of Communication at Rhode Island College invites applications for a full-time, a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Fall 2013 to teach Public and Professional courses including Interpersonal Communication, Conflict Resolutions, Research Methodologies, and Public Speaking.

The Department of Communication serves approximately 400 majors in Public and Professional Communication, Mass Media, PR/Ad, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Join a forward-looking and collegial department in a well-regarded regional institution with great traditions and dynamic culture. The Greater Providence metropolitan area offers easy access to the East Coast cultural centers, ocean shore, parks and forests, and many options for urban or suburban life styles.  Established in 1854, Rhode Island College is a comprehensive mid-size institution of approximately 9,000 students.

Requirements include: Ph.D. in Communication (must have Ph.D. before August 15th; experience teaching above courses; extensive knowledge of contemporary communication theories and practices.

Preferred Qualifications include:  Quantitative research methods competency; evidence of effective undergraduate teaching in the above courses.

The Position is open until filled, but priority will be give to applicants who apply by April 7, 2013.

IMPORTANT: For full job description and application procedures*, see our website.

 

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CFP War & Peace as liberal arts

CONVERSATION:  WAR & PEACE AS LIBERAL ARTS – CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV 30 2012
Call for Papers or Proposals:  War and Peace as Liberal Arts

Twelfth Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts
February 21 – 23, 2013
The Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, California

Featured Speaker: Michael Walzer
Additional Speakers: Jean Bethke-Elshtain, Sherman Jackson, Duncan Morrow,
Chris Eberle, Helen Frowe, Eric Patterson, Gerald Mast

The Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts at Westmont College invites proposals for papers on the theme of War and Peace as Liberal Arts. We seek submissions from scholars across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences addressing issues in their field related to war and peace. We also seek submissions from practitioners of peacemaking and conflict resolution. Finally, we seek submissions on the teaching of war and peace, and on curricular and programmatic initiatives dedicated to studying war and peace. We hope that all submissions might connect to the question. How can a liberal arts education equip students to engage justly and effectively in issues of war and peace? Some concurrent sessions will be dedicated to outstanding student work. Please encourage your students to submit a proposal.

One of the highlights of the Conversation on the Liberal Arts, as the name suggests, is the rich discussion it provokes. We hope for an extended conversation among all participants on issues around war and peace and the liberal arts. We anticipate that all participants will take part in the entire conference, and to be active participants in the extensive discussion times in plenary sessions. Papers accepted for concurrent sessions will be distributed in advance, and these sessions will be dedicated primarily to discussion of the paper after a brief introduction by the author and a brief response.

Please submit either a completed paper (maximum 25 pages in English) or a 350-word abstract electronically to libarts@westmont.edu. Complete papers are preferred. (All standard academic citation and formatting styles will be accepted, but we prefer Chicago Manual of Style). Be sure to include: 1) First author’s full name, academic rank or job title, name of institution or organization, and contact information, mail, phone, and email; 2) Full names, ranks or titles, and institutions/organizations of all co-authors; 3) Title of abstract or paper. All student work should be clearly labeled as student work.

Proposals must be received by November 30, 2012. Those submitting will be contacted early December with a decision on the acceptance of their proposal or paper. If an abstract/proposal is accepted, the full paper should be submitted by January 15, 2013. If you do not receive confirmation of your submission within a couple of days, please re-send.

Selected papers may be developed for publication following the conference. Proceedings from previous Conversations on the Liberal Arts are available from the Gaede Institute.