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Assistant Professor of Conflict Management

Department: Political Science and International Affairs
Master’s of Science in Conflict Management Program
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Conflict Management
Position Responsibilities / Qualifications:
The Department of Political Science and International Affairs is conducting a search for an Assistant Professor (nine-month, tenure-track) in its Master of Science in Conflict Management program, an executive-format program emphasizing both theory and application.
Minimum qualifications at the time of appointment include a Ph.D. in conflict resolution or a related discipline, or a J.D. with specific training in dispute resolution. Demonstrated research capabilities and experience required. University-level teaching experience is strongly preferred. Professional practice and/or teaching experience related to at least two of the following areas are required:  mediation, employment dispute resolution, dispute systems design, negotiation, public policy dispute resolution, cross-cultural conflict resolution, and research methods. Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Department of Political Science and International Affairs wishes to reinforce this and to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community.
Application Procedure:
Candidates should send a letter of application addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities for the position, current vita, three letters of professional reference, and full official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees.
Please submit applications by mail to:
Dr. Timothy Hedeen
Department of Political Science and International Affairs
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road NW
Mail Drop 2205
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applications must be postmarked by October 1st, 2010.
Starting Date:
August 2011.  This position is contingent upon budgetary allocation.
Policy Statement:
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sex, age, handicap, national origin, or sexual orientation in employment or provision of services.  Georgia is an Open Records State. AA/EOE.
For questions about this position opening, contact
Dr. Timothy Hedeen at
About the University:
Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education.  KSU currently enrolls more than 23,000 traditional and nontraditional baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral students. The university is located on an attractive campus in the thriving metropolitan Atlanta area with its rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources.  For a detailed description of Kennesaw State University and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, visit our website at
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