Post-Doctoral or Sabbatical Fellowship:
Lentz Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Resolution Research,
August 20, 2008-May 10, 2009

International Studies and Programs at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a one-year residential post-doctoral or sabbatical fellowship.

Description: The Fellowship honors the memory of the late Dr. Theodore Lentz, a founder of the discipline of peace research. The Fellowship is offered to support scholarly research on peace and conflict resolution in the international arena, in intercultural conflicts, and in other settings of conflict and violence. Evidence of scholarly research capability is required.

The Peace Research Fellow is expected to present a statement of research results by the end of the academic year. The Fellow will teach one introductory undergraduate peace studies course in the Fall semester, and develop a second course to be taught in the Spring semester. Opportunities will be available to invigorate research through interchange with the Lentz Peace Research Association, and with departments, centers, and organizations with similar emphasis in the St. Louis area.

Eligibility: Completed Ph.D. is required. Preference will be given to graduates of university programs in peace studies and conflict resolution. Graduates of political science, international relations, and other social science programs who specialize in peace and conflict resolution are also invited to apply.

Stipend and Allowances: The salary is $23,400 for the academic year appointment and carries university benefits. In addition, a $1,000 allowance for research travel and expenses will be made available to the Fellow.

Application and Selection: Applicant should provide a curriculum vitae, evidence of completion of the Ph.D.; three letters of recommendation; and a research proposal of approximately 750 words. The appointment will be made for one academic year. Under exceptional circumstances, the fellowship appointment may be extended for a second year. The application deadline is April 21, 2008.

Lentz fellows: 1993 to present

Send the above mentioned information to:
Dr. Joel Glassman
Director, International Studies and Programs
University of Missouri-St. Louis
366 Social Sciences and Business Building (MC 58)
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400 U.S.A.
Telephone: (314)-516-5753 Fax: (314)-516-6757
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