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20 Mar 2019

Part-time Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies

Canadian Mennonite University – Posted by CMUWpg Anywhere

Job Description

Canadian Mennonite University invites applications for a 2/3-time, two-year contract faculty position in Conflict Resolution Studies, to be based at CMU’s Menno Simons College campus. Candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree in Conflict Resolution or Peace and Conflict Studies, or a related discipline. The ideal candidate has competencies in core conflict resolution processes and skills. We seek an individual with the capacity to support our core CRS programming in theories and models of conflict analysis and conflict resolution related to communication, culture, gender, nonviolence, and restorative justice, at the personal, group, and international levels. Expertise in one of the following areas is an asset: Indigenous and Restorative Justice, International Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Trauma Counselling and Healing, ADR Processes and Other Skills, and Environmental and Climate Change.

The successful candidate is actively engaged in teaching, research, and service related to CRS and seeks to collaborate with students, faculty members, and staff to foster transformative learning. The successful candidate will work in our undergraduate CRS program, which is situated at Menno Simons College (MSC) on the campus of the University of Winnipeg and which attracts a diverse and engaged student body. This faculty member will work collaboratively with a team of faculty members in CRS and International Development Studies, who have a range of social science and humanities backgrounds.

CMU is a Christian liberal arts university rooted in the Mennonite tradition, offering programs at two campuses, Shaftesbury and MSC. CMU’s MSC programs in International Development Studies and Conflict Resolution Studies offer a wide range of courses, and boast experienced faculty in these areas that make us a centre of excellence in Canada. We expect faculty, in their teaching, research, and service, to engage productively and critically with the intellectual and community life of the University. Applicants should hold a PhD or be near completion of their doctorate, have a solid theoretical and methodological background, a strong record of scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

Winnipeg (population 810,000) is a vibrant, diverse city, the capital of Manitoba, and the cultural heart of Canada’s prairie provinces. Well known for its literary, musical and artistic scene, it is also home to four universities and several federal laboratories.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a research statement; a statement on how their work would contribute to the mission of CMU, and of our MSC programs in specific; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and contact information for three references. Subject to final budgetary approval, the appointment will begin July 1, 2019, or when the position is filled. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin April 8, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations or inquiries about the nature of the post may be directed to Dr. Jonathan Dueck, Vice President Academic and Academic Dean, / 204-594-0512. Information about Canadian Mennonite University can be found at; information about CMU's MSC programs can be found at Applications should be submitted in confidence either electronically to or by paper mail addressed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources, Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2N2. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. CMU is committed to employment equity.

Job Categories: academic. Job Types: Part-time. Job Tags: academic, Manitoba, and professor.

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