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Visiting Assistant Professor of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention

Company: Binghamton University
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

The Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP) at Binghamton University, the State University of New York, invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention.

This is a fixed-term position with an initial appointment for the 2023-2024 academic year, and is renewable for a second year (2024-2025), pending satisfactory performance evaluations, and with the possibility of a third year (2025-26) depending on continuing performance and need.

The position will receive a faculty berth in an academic department appropriate for the successful applicant's terminal degree.

The three-fold mission of I-GMAP is: 1) to bridge the gap between scholars conducting academic research on the causes, risks, and mechanisms for reducing the occurrence of atrocity crimes and the global community of prevention practitioners in both state and non-state roles; 2) to break down barriers that prevent academic disciplines from working together effectively; and 3) to bring all the resources of a modern research university to bear to advance atrocity prevention. The Institute offers a full range of research, policy analysis, advocacy, convening, and academic programs, including the Master of Science, the Graduate Certificate, and the Undergraduate Minor in Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention.

The visiting position normally carries a teaching load of either four or five courses per academic year, as determined by the Co-Directors. Teaching will be in direct support of I-GMAP's academic programs, including at least two of the core courses for the Master of Science in GMAP: Comparative Genocides, and Micro-Dynamics of Mass Atrocities. Other courses may be graduate and/or advanced undergraduate courses to serve as electives for the MS in GMAP.

I-GMAP welcomes qualified applicants holding a doctorate from any academic discipline, provided that the applicant is able to document a substantive connection to genocide and mass atrocity prevention, broadly conceived. While not required, documentation of substantial experience of collaborative work with non-academic partners (such as consulting, policy analysis, work with non-governmental organizations) is highly desirable.

The Visiting Professor of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention is invited to participate in the full range of I-GMAP activities, including interactions with resident and visiting practitioners and faculty fellows, and I-GMAP's annual Frontiers ofPrevention forum.

The position carries competitive package of salary and benefits, and includes a stipend in support of research, including research-related travel.

Requirements:

PhD in hand by time of appointment, documented teaching experience in areas directly relevant for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention, documentation of teaching success.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a complete online application at the position's Interview Exchange site: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=155268

A complete application consists of:

* a cover letter including a statement of the applicant's professional connection to genocide and mass atrocity prevention, broadly conceived.
* a CV.
* A sample syllabus for either (a) Comparative Genocides, which uses a comparative lens to introduce students to a variety of historic and/or contemporary cases of genocide and other mass atrocities, or (b) Micro-Dynamics of Mass Atrocity, which explores the social, cultural, ideological, and interpersonal aspects that play a role in the commission of mass atrocities.
* A Research Statement (no longer than two pages).
* Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
* No fewer than three (3) academic references, at least one of which can comment on teaching qualifications and experience.

Review of complete applications will begin on November 20, 2022 and continue until the position has been filled.

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception. I-GMAP is committed to respect for and full inclusion of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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