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Assistant Professor of Climate Change, Environment, and Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track position in climate change, environment, and peace studies, based in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies (https://kroc.nd.edu/). The disciplinary and regional specialization for the position is open. The Keough School is open to the possibility of a joint appointment with a disciplinary department at the University of Notre Dame.

Location: Notre Dame, IN
Open Date: Sep 06, 2023
Deadline: Oct 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

We welcome candidates working in one or more of the following themes:

  • conflict transformation as it relates to the environment, natural resources, and climate change
  • environmental justice and social transformation
  • violence induced by climate change and environmental degradation

The successful applicant is expected to play a leading role in enhancing the Kroc Institute’s research and teaching cluster on climate change and environment as they relate to conflict and peace. They would be part of a growing community of scholars within the Keough School (https://keough.nd.edu/) working on environmental policy in a global context. The Keough School advances integral human development through research, policy and practice, transformative educational programs, and partnerships for global engagement. It promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs. We encourage applications from scholars who can engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching, thereby contributing to the integrative mission of the Keough School. We particularly welcome scholars whose research has direct relevance to peacebuilding practice and policy and have a proven record of publications in peer-reviewed venues. A PhD is required prior to the start date.


To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4593396

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).