at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale

Global Justice Program

Call for Applications:

Global Justice Research Fellowship at Yale University

The Global Justice Program at Yale University is seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow or equivalent research fellow to strengthen its intellectual work on global justice, world poverty, human rights, and global health. The successful applicant will be asked to teach one course per academic year and will work closely with the founding Director of the Global Justice Program, Professor Thomas Pogge. S/he will undertake a research project on a topic related to global justice and will also be encouraged to contribute to projects based at the Global Justice Program, including Incentives for Global Health and Academics Stand Against Poverty.

The successful candidate will begin work as soon as possible, ideally in early January, 2014. The initial appointment is for one year, but there is sufficient funding to extend the appointment for another two years at least. The salary will be competitive and adjusted to the successful applicant's qualifications.

Applicants from all suitable academic disciplines will be considered, including political science, economics, philosophy, law and public health. Fluency in English is required. An ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. or graduate law degree, but individuals are currently enrolled in graduate programs and have not yet completed their degree are also eligible to apply.

How to Apply
Applicants are asked to provide: a cover letter; curriculum vitae, including publications; one relevant writing sample of about 20 double-spaced pages; a syllabus of an undergraduate seminar the applicant might wish to offer at Yale; undergraduate and graduate school transcripts; three evaluation letters, sent directly by the evaluators.

All of these materials should be submitted by e-mail to Rachel Payne at To be assured of full consideration, applications must be received before January 1, 2014. Please contact Rachel Payne at with questions regarding the position and application process.