Job Description -The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America is a high profile and centrally located research and public programming Center at Brown. We collaborate with top departments across campus and represent a prominent part of Brownâ??s Building on Distinction Campaign as well as the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan. The associate director (AD) will play a critical role at the PhD level in the design and establishment of scholarly programming, initiatives and programs at the Center. The incumbent will work with the faculty Director to develop and conceptualize CSREA research seminars, the postdoctoral fellows program, the graduate professionalization seminars, faculty grant workshops, multi-disciplinary research work-groups, art exhibits and program themes. The AD will also work with the Director on establishing advancement and fundraising initiatives, as well as creating future scholarly initiatives and constituents and overseeing partnerships with departments, programs and centers on campus. Major responsibilities include program and project evaluation as well as represent the Center at key meetings and programs. The AD will also participate in instructional activities and student research support and may teach up to two courses a year in their research area and conduct his/her own academic research.
- PhD in the Humanities, Social Sciences or related discipline with a focus on modern issues of race and ethnicity in the U.S.
- Knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary work on race, gender, ethnicity, inequality, power, colonialism, critical-theoretical work, preferred
- 2-5 years academic or related administrative experience related to programming, developing relationships with constituents and intellectual program design, preferred
- Active intellectual engagement in the topics of relevance to CSREA
- Excellent communication skills- both written and oral
- Strong organizations skills
- Ability to understand and operate in a complex and diverse campus environment and to create collaborative networks across multiple constituencies
- Capacity to collaborate with, serve and guide a range of experts from faculty to peers to area experts
This is a 3-year fixed term with possibility of renewal.
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Recruiting Start Date:2017-02-01-08:00
Job Posting Title:Associate Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
Worker Sub-Type:Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
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