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Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

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Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

Position Title & Department:

 Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
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Department Description:

The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (Kroc School) at the University of San Diego is the nation's first stand-alone school of peace and justice. This pioneering mission-driven institution focused on peace, justice and social innovation develops unique programs and learning experiences to prepare and support changemakers to address humanity’s urgent challenges involving violent conflict, injustice, inequality and oppression.

Detailed Description:

This is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship appointment beginning in Fall 2021. With this initiative, the Kroc School aspires to mentor faculty in teaching excellence in related fields of peace, justice and social change, in the context of a graduate institution training professionals within Catholic Higher Education and to cultivate inclusive communities within the School and other units at the University.

While at the Kroc School, the individual selected in this position will teach a small load of courses linked to their area of expertise, continue their research trajectory, work closely with faculty mentors, and participate in the Kroc School’s faculty development programs. Candidates must have completed the PhD before the starting date of September 2021. Candidates who have not yet held a tenure-track faculty position will have priority. Appointment includes a competitive salary, benefits package, and funds for research and professional development.

Job Requirements:

Degree:  Ph.D., completed by the beginning of Fall 2021.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits. 

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and upload the following materials.

For full consideration, materials must be received by May 21, 2021.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including a statement about your experience teaching and mentoring students from communities that have historically been underrepresented
  • Statement of research including goals for the next two years and a sample of scholarly work
  • Sample syllabus for a course in your area of expertise and a summary of teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Contact: krocschool@sandiego.edu

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu  
Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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