Job: Portland State University: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Conflict Resolution Program

Portland State University’s Conflict Resolution Graduate Program is seeking to expand its faculty with a new hire who will bring wide ranging transnational experience. Optimal candidates will be able to effectively bridge the scholar/practitioner worlds and will have experience in the field, as well as in the classroom. We are looking for candidates who are conflict resolution scholars with a focus on peace studies: Area of specialization in peace building process at the international level and through international organizations: strong competence in human rights.



  • Doctoral degree in conflict resolution or related academic field.
  • Record of research and scholarly publication.
  • Teaching experience is preferred at the graduate level, though we value undergraduate teaching experience as well.
  • Experience in transnational organizations (NGO’s, think tanks, policy institutes, UN affiliated arenas), international development or peacebuilding activities.
  • Multiple language fluencies are desirable, though not required.


  • Teach six classes per academic year—two per quarter (fall, winter, spring).
  • Advise graduate students and serve on thesis and professional project committees.
  • Supervise graduate student practica.
  • Conduct and publish scholarly research.
  • Contribute to development of the program, university, and profession.
  • Provide teaching and advising support for our planned undergraduate degree programs.

To Apply

The following materials should be sent to:  Search Committee, Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland OR 97201-0751, 503-725-9175 (office), 503-725-9174 (fax).

  • Letter of application, which includes experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and teaching/research interests and strengths.
  • Current curriculum vitae, with email, address, and phone contact information.
  • Sample of recent scholarly writing.
  • Three letters of reference.

For more information and application procedures please visit For inquires about this position please contact our Program Administrator Stephenie Jahnke at: jahnkes(at) Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled

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