Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CAR)

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Closes
Jun 18, 2021
Ref
FAC8259
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
"Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CAR)

George Mason University, Korea, invites applications for a fulltime position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at the assistant rank beginning Fall semester, 2021 (late August).

The Carter School seeks applicants whose work strengthens or complements the School's current conflict resolution course offerings at Mason Korea. We invite highly qualified applicants who have received their Ph.D. by June 2021, with a strong preference for candidates with a degree in a field relevant to conflict analysis and resolution or peace and conflict studies.

Particular attention will be given to scholars with a strong teaching record, preferably with experience in experiential learning, online learning, field-based courses, and/or the use of innovative classroom pedagogies. Teaching will include both lower and upper-division undergraduate peace and conflict resolution courses for a diverse student body. We seek candidates with innovative scholarly approaches to peace and conflict resolution who can engage directly with contemporary conflicts through deep analysis, intervention, education, consultation and other forms of practice.

About George Mason Korea: George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top "R1" ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs.

George Mason, Korea, is George Mason's international branch campus in Songdo, South Korea. Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University's commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern "smart" city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea's Incheon International Airport-around a half hour by car-as well as to the capital city of Seoul-around an hour by car.

About the Carter School: The Carter School develops the understanding of deeply rooted conflicts between individuals, groups, organizations, and communities in the United States and the world through research, theory and, practice. The School is built on more than 30 years of advancing theory and research, and working for positive and peaceful change.

Further information on the Carter School and Mason Korea can be found at carterschool.gmu.edu and masonkorea.gmu.edu

About the Position: This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The compensation package is competitive, and all international hires include support for relocation expenses, furnished housing, home leave allowance, health insurance in Korea's excellent health care system, and dependent tuition benefit. The expected term is one year, with further opportunity for renewal and multi-year contracts.

Required Qualifications: * Ph.D. by June 2021 or earlier; * Strong teaching records (Teaching will include both lower and upper-division undergraduate peace and conflict resolution courses for a diverse student body); * Innovative scholarly approaches to peace and conflict resolution who can engage directly with contemporary conflicts through deep analysis, intervention, education, consultation and other forms of practice; * Has a demonstrated commitment to dynamic and innovative undergraduate teaching, research, practice and service; * Has a demonstrated commitment and ability to work collaboratively within a complex work environment * Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills; * Proven critical thinking, problem-solving and judgment skills; * Possesses an approach that fosters a respectful workplace environment.

Preferred Qualifications: * Degree in a field relevant to conflict analysis and resolution or peace and conflict studies; * Teaching record: preferably with experience in experiential learning, online learning, field-based courses, and/or the use of innovative classroom pedagogies.

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"To apply: Applicants MUST submit the following documents to GMU Korea website https://masonkorea.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=53 ; * Completed faculty application in Mason Korea's hiring site; * Statement of Interest (Cover Letter) (1-2 pages); * Curriculum Vitae (indicated as Resume in the application), along with Teaching Philosophy (2-3 pages), Evidence of Teaching Excellence, and Writing Sample (20-30 pages) (ex., journal article). Please compile all the documents requested under number 3 into one PDF, and submit under Resume; * At least three references with full contact information. References will not be contacted without consent from applicants.

Applications received on or before April 15, 2021 will be guaranteed full review. The search will remain open until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 16, 2021."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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