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Assistant Professor, Peace and Justice Studies

Pace University
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pace University is ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University’s Opportunity Insights, evidence of the transformative education the University provides. To continue our impressive growth we are seeking an Assistant Professor, Peace and Justice Studies at our New York City campus.

Position Overview:

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences of Pace University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Peace and Justice Studies Program, which is housed in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is located at the University’s campus in lower Manhattan New York City.

Specific Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will be expected to teach required major courses, have the ability to develop specialty courses in Racial Justice and Peacebuilding, Indigenous Studies and Peacebuilding, Transformative/Restorative Justice, Trauma Healing, Environmental Justice, or others, share student advisement and mentorship, and contribute to departmental, college and university programs and student-led social justice initiatives.

Position Qualifications:

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a discipline closely related to Peace and Justice Studies (with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary training), although preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. in Peace and Justice Studies, Conflict Studies/Transformation, or Peacebuilding. Should have demonstrated expertise in racial justice, which could encompass issues such as Afro-descendent communities, caste, colonization, settler colonialism, occupation, Indigenous / settler relations, ethnic minorities, environmental racism, and more in local, national, and/or transnational contexts.

Candidates with applied experience in a range of practices (advocacy, community organizing, activism, relief/development/aid work, mediation, facilitation, negotiation, arts-based peacebuilding, monitoring/evaluation, nonprofit or nongovernmental work) are preferred. Must  also have a strong research agenda and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching with teaching experience and/or familiarity with multiple forms of pedagogy (lecture, discussion, simulation, workshops) and multiple forms of assessment in a classroom setting.

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About the Pace University      

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

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