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The Institute for the Study of “Race” & Social Justice in the Division for Equity and Inclusion at The University of New Mexico has received approval to invite applications for up to two full-time Postdoctoral Research Associates (PRA) to begin July 1, 2022. This appointment is a full-time position for a term of one year, contingent on satisfactory performance and funding (renewable for up to one year). The PRAs will conduct qualitative case studies on the genealogy, historical context, institutional dynamics, and power relations shaping the ontologies, epistemologies, development and trajectory of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines and Census questions for race and ethnicity from the 1960s to the present. The PRAs will help co-facilitate convenings and institutes with scholars, policy makers and key leads of federal administrative agencies, as well as co-author reports and publications. PRAs will be affiliated with the Sociology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences. This research is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Grant #79072: Employing an Intersectionality Framework in Revising Office of Management and Budget Standards for Collecting Administrative Race and Ethnicity Data).
* PhD in Sociology or closely related field by date of application
* Primary expertise in race, ethnicity and intersectionality
* Strong qualitative research methods
* Teaching experience in race, ethnicity and intersectionality
* Project management experience
* Qualitative data software skills
* Experience with public-facing scholarly engagement in race, ethnicity and intersectionality
* demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and student success and working with broadly diverse communities
All applications must be made through UNM Jobs. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, two writing samples and contact information for three reference providers who may be asked to provide a recommendation at a later date. https://unmjobs.unm.edu/
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Applications should include a cover letter, CV, list of references and contact information, and up to two writing samples- at least one must be a dissertation chapter.
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For best consideration, please apply by 6/1/2022. This position will remain open until filled.
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