The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab, within The New School, are pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is an ideal opportunity for recent Ph.D. graduates conducting work in migration, mobility, and mental health to join a leading teaching, research and policy institute on migration and mobility studies in New York City.
The Fellow will be expected to participate in the Institute's intellectual community, to teach two courses during the 2020-2021 academic year and to 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 also hold an appointment in Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab and will be expected carry out relevant research on migration and mental health.
The Fellow will receive a competitive salary for one year, and opportunities to work with leading migration experts and scholars.
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.
Applicants apply on-line using the faculty application on The New School human resources website https://careers.newschool.edu/. Applicants may be contacted at the discretion of the search committee for additional materials. Using our online application system, applicants must submit 1) a cover letter summarizing their research interests and teaching experience, and 2) a CV. Two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Psychology department secretary, Nichelle Horlacher at [email protected]
Benefits: Comprehensive University benefits package including health and retirement plans and tuition remission. Visit https://www.newschool.edu/human-resources/full-time-benefits/ for more information.
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 The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility (https://zolberginstitute.org/) 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.
About Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab (https://nssrglobalmentalhealth.com/) The Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab, Directed by Adam Brown in the Department of Psychology (https://www.newschool.edu/nssr/psychology/), the lab carries out research aimed at developing innovative approaches in the detection and treatment of mental health issues following trauma exposure, with a particular focus on forced migration.
Applicants must have defended their PhD by June 30, or provide a letter from their advisor or the chair of their department stating that the defense of their dissertation will occur no later than the beginning of the fall 2020 term.
Internal Number: 19004
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