CSU Long Beach Job Ad: Conflict, Mediation, Negotiation (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Conflict, Mediation and Negotiation, Department of Communication, California State University, Long Beach, CA. Deadline:  October 15, 2018.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph D in Communication, or terminal degree in related field with extensive training, teaching, and/or scholarship in the field of communication. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019. Demonstrated potential/effectiveness/excellence for teaching and related areas such as research, scholarly and creative activities, etc. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Research agenda in communication with emphasis in conflict, mediation and/or negotiation; able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conflict, mediation, and negotiation; able to teach one or more of the following communication courses: communication theory, quantitative methods, rhetorical theory and criticism, communication and the law, or organizational communication; a commitment to engaging students outside of the classroom through mentoring, internship supervision, program development, career guidance, and/or service learning.

KC77 Negotiation Translated into Portuguese

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#77: Negotiation, which Beth Fisher-Yoshida wrote for publication in English in 2016, and which Susana Maria de Almeida Gonçalves  has now translated into Portuguese. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC77 Negotiation_PortugueseFisher-Yoshida, B. (2018). Negociação. (S. M. A. Gonçalves, trans). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 77. Retrieved from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/kc77-negotiation_portoguese.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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KC77: Negotiation Translated into French

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#77: Negotiation, which Beth Fisher-Yoshida wrote for publication in English in 2016, and which Colin Olphand has now translated into French. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC77 Negotiation_FrenchFisher-Yoshida, B. (2017). La négotiation. (C. Olphand, trans). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 77. Available from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/kc77-negotiation_french.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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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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KC77: Negotiation Translated into Simplified Chinese

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#77: Negotiation, which Beth Fisher-Yoshida wrote for publication in English in 2015, and which Yan Sun has now translated into Simplified Chinese. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC77 Negotiation_Chinese-simFisher-Yoshida, B. (2017). Negotiation [Simplified Chinese]. (Y. Sun, trans). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 77. Available from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/kc77-negotiation_chinese-sim.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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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.

Key Concept #77: Negotiation by Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Key Concepts in ICDThe next issue of Key Concepts in intercultural Dialogue is now available. Click on the thumbnail to download the PDF. Lists organized chronologically by publication date and numberalphabetically by concept in English, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

Key Concept 77 Negotiation by Beth Fisher-YoshidaFisher-Yoshida, B. (2016). Negotiation. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 77. Available from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/kc77-negotiation.pdf

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue publishes a series of short briefs describing Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue. Different people, working in different countries and disciplines, use different vocabulary to describe their interests, yet these terms overlap. Our goal is to provide some of the assumptions and history attached to each concept for those unfamiliar with it. As there are other concepts you would like to see included, send an email to the series editor, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz. If there are concepts you would like to prepare, provide a brief explanation of why you think the concept is central to the study of intercultural dialogue, and why you are the obvious person to write up that concept.


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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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