| Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Nov 10 2016 Job Description: |
The Department of Human Development in the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) at Binghamton University seeks to fill a tenured position at the associate professor or tenure track position at the assistant professor level in human development to begin Fall 2017. We seek a scholar whose research interests are in the area of human rights as it pertains to communities that are marginalized or disenfranchised within the context of the US and/or internationally. Preference will be given to candidates who examine inequality globally and adopt a comparative perspective. Areas of interest could include: immigration and migration, law, political economy, the state, transnationalism, displacement, refugees, health and migration, disability studies, environment/sustainability, gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, indigenous and/or Native American theory, and genocide/political violence.
The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses on human rights, interdisciplinary research methods (applied community research), and other relevant courses based on their expertise. It is expected that the candidate demonstrate a strong interdisciplinary focus and commitment to human rights in their scholarly research, teaching, and social activism.
Applications will be considered immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Candidate requirements include a Ph.D. in human development, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, or related fields. Candidates at the assistant professor level will be expected to demonstrate promise for a rigorous program of scholarly research, teaching, external funding, and a commitment to social justice. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Senior applicants will be expected to demonstrate a rigorous, well established program of scholarly research, teaching, and a commitment to social justice. External funding experience is preferred.