The postdoctoral associate will work with the faculty director in coordinating CWGL’s academic programing on Women’s Human Rights. S/he will plan and teach a Fall semester course that combines classroom lectures and community-based experiential learning that culminates in a symposium for students’ project presentations in dialogue with academics across disciplines and invited activists. S/he will provide support to the faculty director in coordinating the CWGL Spring course on Feminist Advocacy at the UN, including mentoring a cohort of students in social justice and rights through the implementation of the Global 16days Campaign at Rutgers University. The postdoctoral associate will oversee the day-to-day preparation and setting of the academic infrastructure for lectures (setting online lecture sites), workshops, student projects, and/or processes regarding the planning, preparation, evaluation, and control of communications between partner units associated with the two CWGL courses (Fall and Spring). Where applicable, s/he will review the curriculum and write draft edits. S/he will develop and distribute the annual program calendar, operational processes, and program effectiveness evaluation. The associate will Identify and track competitive programs and benchmarks and develop and maintain effective relationships with various communities in New Brunswick, public and private institutions and agencies to assess program requirements, modifications, and/ or innovations. S/he will support the development of income-generating summer institute and programming and its implementation and assist in research and other supporting activities. The postdoctoral associate will also carry out routine and semi-routine work within work parameters for CWGL and under general supervision upon completion. S/he will develop policy, research studies, and comprehensive planning documents in relation to academic programming for CWGL., and interphases with relevant RU centers and departments. The associate may also oversee the management of internship and practicum students. S/he will perform professional-level work that requires knowledge of program coordination and the application and use of concepts, theories, and terminology of CWGL. Work will be consistent with an understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of CWGL.
Minimum Education and Experience
The position requires at least a PhD degree in a related field, with all requirements completed by August 1, 2021.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Understanding gender, sexuality, race & class and their intersections are essential. The candidate must also have knowledge and understanding of program design, execution, coordination, organization, facilitation, report writing and analysis, and outreach, as well as essential. Working experience with social justice, human rights, global issues and immigrant/refugee communities is an added advantage.
The position also requires good communication skills and computer literacy, including the use of social media, and excellent research and writing skills.
The PostDoc job announcement is live for applicants to apply and can be viewed here, https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/133144.
The application deadline is July 31, 2021