Global Justice Research Fellow

The Global Justice Program of Yale University in Connecticut

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 13, 2013
Type Post-doc
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Global Justice Program at Yale University is seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow or equivalent research fellow to strengthen its intellectual work on global justice, world poverty, human rights, and global health. The successful applicant will be asked to teach one course per academic year and will work closely with the founding Director of the Global Justice Program, Professor Thomas Pogge. S/he will also contribute research and coordination to projects based at the Global Justice Program, including Incentives for Global Health and Academics Stand Against Poverty. This position is particularly suitable for individuals interested in both academic and advocacy work.


The successful candidate will begin work as soon as possible, ideally in early January, 2014. A short period of working remotely at the beginning of the fellowship may be permitted. The initial appointment is for one year, but there is sufficient funding to extend the appointment for another two years at least. The salary will be competitive and adjusted to the successful applicant's qualifications.



Applicants from all suitable academic disciplines will be considered, including political science, economics, philosophy, law and public health. Fluency in English is required. An ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. or other graduate degree, but individuals are currently enrolled in graduate programs and have not yet completed their degree are also eligible to apply.


How to Apply

Applicants are asked to provide: a cover letter; curriculum vitae, including publications; one relevant writing sample of about 20 double-spaced pages; a syllabus of an undergraduate seminar the applicant might wish to offer at Yale; undergraduate and graduate school transcripts; three evaluation letters, sent directly by the evaluators.


All of these materials should be submitted by e-mail to Rachel Payne at To be assured of full consideration, applications must be received before January 1, 2014.


Please contact Rachel Payne at with questions regarding the position or application process.