Opportunities

Racial Inequality Postdoctoral Research Associate
Deadline: November 15th, 2016

DESCRIPTION: Brown University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in Racial Inequality to be jointly shared by the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs and the Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America. We seek a scholar with interests in racial inequality/structural racism in the post 1970s U.S. in areas such as: urban poverty, social and cultural theories of racism, gender, segregation, housing or welfare.

The successful candidate will teach one course per year in a Watson Institute related program, collaborate on the vision, design and implementation of CSREA programming related to his/her research areas each year on a key topic in contemporary racial inequality studies, and be expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of CSREA (including regular participation in the CSREA research seminar), the Watson Institute and the University as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholars with a Ph.D. in Sociology, American Studies, Political Science, History, Social Theory, African-American Studies or a related discipline in the Humanities or Social Sciences will be considered. Dissertation must be signed by August 1, 2017.

INSTRUCTIONS: Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample (15-20 pp), a personal statement (1 page) and the names and addresses of three referees through the Interfolio posting: https://apply.interfolio.com/36251. The application deadline is November 15th, 2016. Review of applications will begin November 17th, 2016, and final notifications are expected to go out by March, 2017. This two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate appointment will be effective August 1, 2017, and is not renewable.

EEO STATEMENT: Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

For more information, please visit:
The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs