Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace, Justice and Human Rights

Haverford College invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the humanities or social sciences who focus in their work on questions of justice, peace and conflict, human rights and related fields, with special attention to ethics or ethical leadership. Candidates should be able to teach an applied ethics course in issues of human rights and global justice, as well as offer more specialized courses. The teaching load is five courses.

Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D and demonstrated evidence of strong teaching at all levels of the curriculum. ABD candidates may apply but must also provide assurance of completion of the degree by September 1, 2016 and evidence of relevant teaching experience. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty housing on campus may be available.

Those wishing to be considered for the job should submit a cover letter addressing your fitness for the position, curriculum vitae, a sample course syllabus for “Applied Ethics of Peace, Justice and Human Rights,” a short teaching statement and evaluations, letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages to [interfolio] by March 5, 2016.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.