University of Chicago, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights
Post-Doctoral Instructor in Human Rights
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Instructor, Post-Doctoral Fellow|
The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago invites applications for a one-year Post-doctoral Instructor position in 2016-17, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. We seek to attract an outstanding junior scholar whose work in the humanities or social sciences demonstrates excellence and addresses questions of lasting importance for the study of human rights and/or humanitarianism. Applicants must receive their doctoral degree by September 2016 to be considered. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives. Responsibilities include the design and teaching of three courses over three quarters, participation in the activities of the Pozen Center, and advising a small number of BA or MA theses. The salary is $50,000 plus applicable University benefits, a $2,000 research account, and a small relocation allowance. Additionally, the Pozen Center may be able to support a scholarly workshop or small conference convened by the Instructor.
To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #02860, and upload a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement addressing current and future research plans, teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy that includes a sample syllabi for an undergraduate human rights course, a sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter), and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin on January 11, 2016; early submission is encouraged. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, or until the application close date of February 15, 2016.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.
To apply for this position, you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, select posting #02860.
Additional questions may be directed to Tara Peters, Assistant Director, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Primary Category:||Human Rights