Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Migration and Mobility Studies 2017-2018, The New School, USA

Publish Date: Apr 18, 2017

Deadline: Apr 28, 2017

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, as part of The New School, is pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship for the 2017- 2018 academic year.

The Fellow will be expected to assist in the development of the Zolberg Institute’s core curriculum on migration and will teach two courses during the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fellow will also participate in a faculty seminar on the theme of mobility, and contribute to the Institute’s facilitation of public engagement with academics, policy makers, activists and artists as related to migration and mobility.

The Fellow will receive a competitive salary for one year, and opportunities to work with leading migration experts and scholars as part of the Zolberg Institute’s intellectual community.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.

The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

About Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility (
The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility provides a space for research and scholarship, policy debate, and discussion with activists and artists around issues of global migration and mobility, their economic impact, political consequences and their meaning for issues of citizenship and identity.

Minimum Qualifications:

This is an ideal opportunity for recent Ph.D. graduates to join a leading teaching, research and policy institute on migration and mobility studies in New York City.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, applicants use the on-line application on The New School human resources website. Using the on-line application system, candidates should submit:
1. An academic CV
2. A two-page statement of interest that covers previous and ongoing research initiatives, your fit and commitment to the Zolberg Institute mission, goals and academic & intellectual life.
3. Example of written work
4. Names and email addresses of two referees that can speak to your work upon request.

The application deadline is April 28, 2017.

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample

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