Job ID: 183807

Post Doctoral Fellow in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (38888)

Northern Illinois University

  • Apr. 13, 2022
 
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (38888)
  • College of Law
  • Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Post-Doc
  • Law - General
 
 

Position Summary
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (NIU) COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Post-Doctoral Fellow. The position is a two-year fellowship, starting in the 2022 – 2023 academic year. The Fellow will be expected to develop a scholarly agenda in one or more of the following areas: law and gender and/or sexuality, feminist legal theory, race and the law, civil rights, and family law. In addition, the Fellow will be expected to teach one law course for each year of the fellowship, which will be cross listed with a course offered at the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Duties include an ability to engage in high quality research and teaching, as well as being an active participant in law school and university service, including the mentoring and advising of students in related fields. We especially encourage applications by those who are underrepresented in their academic fields. The University of committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity, race, gender, and gender identity and expression. The law school’s mission statement can be found here: https://www.niu.edu/law/about/mission-statement.shtml

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or J.D. degree (awarded at the time of the commencement of the fellowship). Applicants must possess an ability to engage in high quality research and teaching, as well as an ability to be an active participant in law school and university service, including the mentoring and advising of students in related fields. Finally, applicants must have a strong interest in engaging with both the College of Law and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or J.D. degree (awarded at the time of the commencement of the fellowship). Applicants must possess an ability to engage in high quality research and teaching, as well as an ability to be an active participant in law school and university service, including the mentoring and advising of students in related fields. Finally, applicants must have a strong interest in engaging with both the College of Law and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

Minimum Required Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: We are particularly interested in candidates with (1) successful teaching experience, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as part of a productive team and (2) experience engaging in academic or extramural activities related to diversity issues and experience mentoring and/or tutoring students from diverse backgrounds.


 
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