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Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in General News

The Peace Studies program at Goucher College invites candidates

The Peace Studies program at Goucher College invites candidates for a tenure-track position in Peace Studies, to begin August 2014. Candidates must have solid grounding in Peace Studies; areas of expertise may include peace and conflict studies, urban economic conflict, race and urban peace building, urban geography and planning, or urban environmental justice. The successful candidate will teach an Introduction to Peace Studies, a course on cities, and to develop courses at the intermediate and upper level. This program places a great emphasis on interdisciplinarity, community-based learning, active experience with students and the broader community, and engaged or critical pedagogy, and welcomes candidates with organizing as well as scholarly experience. Peace Studies at Goucher College is a highly collaborative, energetic, and growth-oriented program that places a strong emphasis on visionary, innovative thought and action. Qualified candidates must have a PhD in a relevant discipline by August 2014.


Goucher College is a selective liberal arts college located in Towson MD, twenty minutes north of Baltimore. The college’s strategic plan emphasizes environmental sustainability and international and intercultural experiences. There are opportunities for faculty to develop courses and experiences with an international focus. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and encourages applicants who will help fulfill that mission.


Interested applicants must apply online at


Please submit the following application materials online by November 25:


1.      Curriculum vita, including the names of three references
2.      Letter of application, including description of teaching philosophy, scholarly interests, and how you see yourself fulfilling the job that is described above
3.      Sample syllabi


Official transcripts should be forwarded separately to: Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore MD 21204-2794.



Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Sean H. Wang
Department of Geography
Syracuse University