Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brown University


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: 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.

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