Tenure-track Position in Peace and Social Justice

Opening Date: 09/03/2020

Deadline Date: 09/25/2020

This is a Full Time employment opportunity.

Location of Opportunity: National — KY

Berea College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Peace and Social Justice Studies, beginning in August 2021. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment, preferably in Peace and Justice Studies or an associated discipline. Teaching expertise and research or professional experience in one or more of the following areas are strongly preferred: social movements, community organizing, and nonviolent action; peacebuilding and conflict transformation; restorative justice and carceral studies. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year, including introductory courses in Peace and Social Justice Studies and in the General Studies core curriculum, as well as advising duties. Commitment to the mission of Berea College, superior teaching, research, and mentoring of undergraduates in a liberal arts environment is essential.

Successful candidates will, through their teaching, scholarship or service, demonstrate a commitment to building a diverse community. Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts, two recent teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three letters of recommendation to: https://tinyurl.com/y4v7kykt. Applicants should submit these materials by September 20, 2020. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of candidates will begin September 25, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1855, Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. Berea has a longstanding commitment to interracial education, and is one of the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States.

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