Postdoctoral Associate, Global Justice Program

Yale in Connecticut

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 10, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Global Justice Program- Postdoctoral Associate

Yale University


The Global Justice Program (GJP) at Yale University is re-posting the search begun originally on December 13, 2013. Applicants to the earlier posting need not re-apply. We seek to hire a full-time postdoctoral associate or equivalent research fellow to strengthen GJPs 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 liaison with 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 July 1, 2014.  The initial appointment is for one year, renewable based upon a positive annual review and sufficient funding. The salary for this position will be set within the normal range at Yale University and will include fringe benefits such as health insurance.


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.


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 who 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 reference letters (including teaching where applicable).  Please contact with questions regarding the application process.


All of these materials should be submitted electronically to  Review of applications will begin at the time of posting and continue until the post is filled.

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