Lecturer or Professor of Practice (Part-Time), Kroc School of Peace Studies
Department Description: The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, established at the University of San Diego in 2007, is the first standalone school of its kind in the United States. The Kroc Schools mission is to equip and empower innovative changemakers to shape more peaceful and just societies. It is home to three graduate programs, the MA in Peace and Justice, the MA in Social Innovation, and MS in Conflict Management & Resolution, as well as a dual MA/Juris Doctor degree with the University of San Diegos School of Law.
Detailed Description: Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of part-time faculty to support the advancement of the Kroc School's mission. Part-time faculty have responsibilities for course instruction, student evaluation, student advising, student professional development, and other service as assigned.
Subject Matter Expertise The Kroc School is seeking instructors with a range of subject matter expertise, in areas such as:
Race, Inequality, and Social Justice in the United States
Communications for Social Change
Priority Assignments for Practicum Courses The Kroc School has a particular need for faculty who can teach practice-based courses in which they supervise students in real-world projects.
Masters, J.D. or Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies, Sociology, Business, Political Science, African-American Studies, Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Humanitarian Affairs, or a related discipline.
Previous instructional experience at the undergraduate or graduate level required
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and foster community within a diverse student population
Experience with remote, online, or hybrid instruction
Strong practice experience and professional networks relevant to our degree programs
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Posting Salary: Consistent with the Kroc School of Peace Studies' part-time faculty compensation rates.
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Additional Details: The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.