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Associate Professor or Tenure Track Position at the Assistant Professor Level in Human Development

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Job Description:

The Department of Human Development in the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) at Binghamton University seeks to fill a tenured position at the associate professor or tenure track position at the assistant professor level in human development to begin Fall 2023. We seek a scholar whose research interests are in the areas of gender studies & human rights as it pertains to communities that are marginalized or disenfranchised within the context of the US and/or internationally. Preference will be given to candidates who examine global and transnational dimensions of inequality. Areas of interest could include: immigration and migration, law, political economy, the state, transnationalism, displacement, refugees, health and migration, disability studies, sexuality, environment/sustainability, race/ethnicity, indigenous and/or Native American theory, and genocide/political violence.

The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses on human rights, interdisciplinary research methods (applied community research), and other relevant courses based on their expertise. It is expected that the candidate demonstrates a strong interdisciplinary focus and commitment to human rights in their scholarly research, teaching, and social activism.


Applications will be considered immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Candidate requirements include a Ph.D. in human development, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, critical and sociocultural studies in education or related fields. Candidates at the assistant professor level will be expected to demonstrate promise for a rigorous program of scholarly research, teaching, external funding, and a commitment to social justice.  Postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Senior applicants will be expected to demonstrate a rigorous, well established program of scholarly research, teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice. External funding experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

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Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically to : (1) cover letter that describes their scholarly research interests and teaching philosophy, (2) curriculum vita, (3) two samples of academic writing, (4) list of the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three academic references and, (5) three electronic letters of recommendation, which should be uploaded by the academic references to

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