Wednesday, October 05, 2005

University of Notre Dame (IPS)

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] Luce Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding The University of Notre Dame seeks a distinguished scholar and teacher to serve as Luce Professor in religion, conflict, and peacebuilding at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. This professor, who may come from any relevant academic discipline and faith tradition, will have compiled an outstanding record of achievement in the study of the various roles of religious actors and religious traditions in both the legitimation and the peaceful transformation of deadly conflicts. At Notre Dame he or she will lead a center of academic excellence dedicated to the interdisciplinary, inter_religious exploration of `lived religion` in contemporary conflict settings. The successful candidate will assume leadership in the planning of international conferences, the conceptualization of research and publication initiatives, the development of new courses and inter_religious learning opportunities, the oversight of student field internships and the direction of a program of visiting fellows (scholars, religious leaders, and peacebuilding practitioners) in residence on campus. Candidates should have research experience in one of the following fields and interest in nurturing interdisciplinary research in the others: religious and ethnic conflict; religion and human rights; inter_religious and intra_religious differences and dialogue; comparative religious ethics; conflict transformation and peacebuilding. The appointment, which ordinarily includes tenure, will begin in August 2006. We will review applications on December 1, 2005, and continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Rank and salary are open. The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Please send nominations and applications to: Professor Scott Appleby, chair, Luce Search Committee 107 Hesburgh Center for International Studies Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 46556 U.S.A. Tel.: 574_631_8500Fax: 574_631_6973 E_mail:

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