The Global Justice Program at Yale University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position to strengthen the Program’s intellectual work on global justice, world poverty, human rights, and global health. The successful candidate will develop his/her research project and teach one course per academic year. In the term that s/he teaches, they will be appointed as a lecturer and the teaching is included in their overall duties, not additive. S/he will also contribute research and coordination of projects based at the Global Justice Program, including liaison with Incentives for Global Health and Academics Stand Against Poverty. This position is particularly suitable for individuals interested in both research and advocacy.
The appointment is for one year, renewable based upon a positive annual review and funding availability. While January 1, 2015, is the ideal starting date, the Program will also consider applicants who make a persuasive case for one of two other start-dates: July 1, 2015 or September 1, 2015. Compensation includes an annual salary of $55,000 and health coverage.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, protected veterans.
Qualifications: Applicants from all suitable academic disciplines will be considered, including political science, economics, philosophy, law and public health. Fluency in English is required.
All applicants should have completed their PhD by the time of appointment. Candidates with other advanced graduate degrees may be considered but the PhD is the preferred qualification.
We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on November 9 and continuing until the selections are final.
Application materials required (website address):
- A cover letter
- A current curriculum vitae
- A writing sample
- A research statement
- A brief course proposal and evidence of teaching qualifications
- Three letters of reference. At least two that comment both on the candidate’s research and teaching ability. The letters should be submitted by the reference writers at this site.
- Names and contact information for references
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