George Mason University: Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution (Tenure-Track)

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George Mason University: Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution (Tenure-Track)

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The George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution. The position, which is contingent upon confirmation of funding, begins late August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

S-CAR is committed to the development of theory, research and practice that generate new and innovative approaches to conflict analysis, resolution and transformation. Having established the world’s first M.S. program in conflict resolution in 1983, S-CAR is home to degree programs at the B.A./B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and Certificate levels and has an affiliate M.S. program in Malta. With four vibrant centers and multiple projects and programs, S-CAR faculty and students are engaged in significant research and practice worldwide; nationally; and locally, in the Washington, D.C., metro area. S-CAR is a Commonwealth Center for Excellence, recognized for its leadership in the field and its world-renowned faculty. For more information about the school, go to:


The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teaching two courses per semester (including undergraduate instruction);
  • Maintaining an active research and/or practice agenda;
  • Participating in curricular development and other service activities; and
  • Contributing to the school’s intellectual life.


S-CAR seeks highly qualified applicants whose work strengthens or complements the department’s current offerings. Candidates with expertise in any subfield will be considered. Several areas are of particular interest, including: engaged scholarship; organizational or multiparty conflict resolution; critical peacebuilding; and conflict and its resolution in relation to gender, environment, poverty/inequality or arts/media. The department is interested in candidates who engage directly with today’s real-world conflicts through intervention, advocacy, consultation, evaluation and other forms of practice. S-CAR invites applicants from a variety of academic disciplines or interdisciplinary backgrounds, and representing various methodological and regional areas of expertise, both domestic and international. Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree or plan to defend their dissertation by August 1, 2017.

For full consideration, applicants must apply by October 14, 2016

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