University of Notre Dame seeks Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Racial Justice and Conflict Transformation

University of Notre Dame: Keough School of Global Affairs

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana
Open Date: Aug 24, 2021
Deadline: Oct 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

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The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenured/tenure track position in racial justice and conflict transformation, based at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies ( Rank is open. Preference will be given to scholars-practitioners working on US racial domestic challenges with global connections and implications. The disciplinary specialization for the position is open and we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and practice transcends disciplinary boundaries. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

While the primary appointment is at the Keough School, the successful candidate could also have an affiliation with another School or College at the University of Notre Dame.

The successful candidate will be expected to launch and direct a new initiative on racial justice, conflict transformation and policy at the Kroc Institute, including offering courses in their areas of expertise, developing collaborative partnerships with other Notre Dame units working on race and justice (such as Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience and The Klau Center for Civil & Human Rights) and conducting policy-relevant research on racial justice. This position is in line with Notre Dame’s broader effort to increase diversity, equity and inclusion on campus.

Financial resources will be available to launch the initiative in the first two years but the successful candidate will be expected and responsible for securing funds to continue the development of the initiative.

Application Instructions

All applicants are required to submit a cover letter and a CV. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is also welcomed. Junior candidates (including PhD students, postdocs, assistant or non-tenured associate professors) should also submit a statement of research, a teaching statement (including a summary of teaching evaluations), and arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of reference. All application materials must be submitted through the Interfolio online application system.

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:

Prof. Asher Kaufman
Chair, Racial Justice and Conflict Transformation Search Committee
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Keough School of Global Affairs
University of Notre Dame

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. The position will close to new applications on October 15, 2021.

The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search. The University is also a member of the Greater Chicago Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

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