NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (NIU) COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Post-Doctoral Fellow. The position is a two-year fellowship, starting in the 2022 - 2023 academic year. The Fellow will be expected to develop a scholarly agenda in one or more of the following areas: law and gender and/or sexuality, feminist legal theory, race and the law, civil rights, and family law. In addition, the Fellow will be expected to teach one law course for each year of the fellowship, which will be cross listed with a course offered at the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Duties include an ability to engage in high quality research and teaching, as well as being an active participant in law school and university service, including the mentoring and advising of students in related fields. We especially encourage applications by those who are underrepresented in their academic fields.
The University of committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity, race, gender, and gender identity and expression. The law school's mission statement can be found here: https://www.niu.edu/law/about/mission-statement.shtml
In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: