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Master of Science in Conflict Management program in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs
Position Title:
Director, Master of Science in Conflict Management program
Position  Qualifications/ Responsibilities:

Conflict Management Master’s Program seeks a Director (12 month, tenure track)

Minimum qualifications at the time of appointment include a terminal degree in Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, Law, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, or related discipline. Demonstrated university-level teaching experience required. Practical application experience preferred. Teaching and/or professional practice experience relate to at least two of the following areas preferred: industrial organization, organizational conflict management, employment dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation, arbitration, international conflict resolution, diplomacy, and/or dispute systems design.

Duties: The Director will lead an interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff in the MSCM program, teach graduate level courses, research and publish scholarly works, oversee and manage admissions, manage the budget, oversee staff, raise funds and represent the MSCM program both within and outside the University. The Director will be expected to collaborate with the Ph.D. program in International Conflict Management, as well as with the Center for Conflict Management. 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.
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 electronically to Dr. Robert Smith, Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applications must be postmarked by January 16, 2012

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Date Position Available:
June 1, 2012.

This position is contingent upon budgetary allocation
Policy Statement:
Kennesaw State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. Georgia is an Open Record State. AA/EOE.
Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Robert Smith , Tel. (770) 423-6227 or Dr. Susan Raines ,Tel. 770-423-6081


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