RACIAL INEQUALITY POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
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:
https://www.brown.edu/race | http://watson.brown.edu