Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution (Online)

Conferences
10th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution: Community Engagement and Human Flourishing, April 8, 12-2:30, 2020.

Organizers invite participation in the 10th Annual International Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution, Wed. April 8 @ Noon-2:30 pm (US Pacific Coast Time). Please invite students, colleagues, and community members to participate in this international event. For nearly a decade, the Cyber-conference has promoted a global town-hall style dialogue between students, professors, mediators, arbitrators, Indigenous Peacemakers, scholars, lawyers, judges, law-makers, teachers, policy think-tanks, community leaders, and restorative practitioners in both the public and private sector. The conference supports the work of those building safer and healthier communities all over the world.

Missouri State U Job Ad: Conflict/Dispute Resolution

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 2017. This position will support an undergraduate and graduate conflict program that has a thriving Center for Dispute Resolution.

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 24 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 500 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.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Studies; ABD considered with completion of degree by December 31, 2017; evidence of potential for significant scholarship and teaching effectiveness; Applicants should specialize in conflict and be able to contribute in interpersonal communication, small group communication, family communication, communication theory, or research methods. Applicants must have a focused research agenda and be able to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in face to face and online contexts.

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

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Consideration of applications begins October 31, 2016 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, at shawnwahl[at]missouristate.edu.

The Conflict Conference 2016 (Texas)

Call for submissions: The Conflict Conference 2016

The Conflict Conference (TCC) will hold its 2015 conference at the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) on April 8-9, 2016. 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 January 24th 2016. Notices of acceptance will be sent no later than February 7th, 2016.

・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. 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.

・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.

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 (.doc or .docx) or PDF 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 8th and Saturday, April 9th 2016 on the UT-Austin campus. A registration fee of USD $75.00 (two Austin artisan lunches, coffee, and refreshments included) is required.

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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Conflict Conference U Texas Austin

The Conflict Conference (TCC) will hold its first annual conference at the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) on April 10-11, 2014. TCC is a multidisciplinary annual conference promoting the study of conflict and conflict resolution. We invite papers 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 10 DECEMBER 2013. Notices of acceptance will be sent no later than 31 January 2014. 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. (Be as specific as you can, even if your project is still gestating.) Documents must be attached to an email as a pdf or Word document. TCC welcomes submissions from students. Please indicate student status in all paper proposals. Please send all proposals to TCC.

Conference panels will be held on Thursday, April 10th, and Friday, April 11th  on the  UT-Austin campus.  Keynote speakers  will address the conference both Thursday and Friday. TCC will host a cocktail mixer the evening of Thursday, April 10th at a nearby off- campus location and host a closing party off campus Friday, April 11th. A detailed schedule will be sent to participants at a later date. A conference registration fee of USD $25.00 is required. Watch for updates on our webpage.

This conference is sponsored by the UT Project for Conflict Resolution.

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U Nevada Reno job ad

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
(Position Begins Fall 2012)

The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a candidate who specializes in relational dynamics, preferably with an interest in alternative dispute resolution, conflict, mediation, arbitration, or negotiation. Cross-over interests in areas such as organizational communication, intercultural communication, small group communication, interpersonal communication, and/or family communication are encouraged. Teaching duties include a variety of undergraduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization and other courses as needed. An active program of research, including grant activity and publication, is expected.

The Communication Studies Division offers the B.A. degree and focuses on (a) relational dynamics, and (b) public advocacy and civic engagement. The Communication Studies Division also provides a significant service component for majors in other colleges.

The Communication Studies program is a separate division in The School of Social Research and Justice Studies. Other units in the School include the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Criminal Justice. The School is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the flagship campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 18,000. The university offers a multitude of M.A. and Ph.D. programs in nine colleges. Reno is a vibrant, growing city of 300,000 located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, about 200 miles east of San Francisco. Northern Nevada and northern California offer a great variety of both winter and summer recreational activities. Reno is only 30-45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and several major ski resorts. As a popular tourist destination, Reno offers many dining, entertainment, and cultural activities. For more information about the city and the surrounding area, please visit www.cityofreno.com and www.visitrenotahoe.com.

Interested persons can gain additional information about this position by contacting the search chair (Gwen A. Hullman, (775) 784-1788; gwenh@unr.edu) or, if attending the National Communication Association conference November 17-20, by talking with a member of our faculty during the regular hours of the N.C.A. Job Fair, on November 18th from 9am-4pm.

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for references must be submitted electronically at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/9734 by Tuesday, November 22, 2011.

AA/EEO Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.